1948 Louisville Colonels Team
Here’s the stats ('48 Colonels Team stats) for this American Association affiliate of the Boston Red Sox.
1935 Kansas City Blues Team
Several future major league players on this Pittsburgh Pirates affiliate, but perhaps most notable are past stars Dale Alexander (Tigers/Red Sox) and Wilcy Moore (Yankees/Red Sox).
The Babe Reduces The Belt Line On The Farm
90 Years Ago Today - Sudbury, MA - December 6, 1923
"Babe Ruth, home run king and famous all-round baseball player, is duplicating his last year’s experience and spending the off season on his Sudbury, Mass., farm. Between doing the chores, running the farm and being at the beck and call of Baby Dorothy, his daughter, Babe is keeping in splendid condition."
Bedridden Babe Presents The ‘Babe Ruth Cup’
New York World News - 1925 Amateur Home Run Champion
This took place during The Babe’s infamous “bellyache heard ‘round the world”. While it doesn’t seem like the most opportune time for a photo op, I’m guessing that Christy Walsh put The Babe up to this in order to show he was on the mend.
1926 Portland Beavers Team
Here’s a new one from the great old days of the Pacific Coast League (PCL).
Babe Ruth Meets Baby Snookums
Luce’s Press Clipping Bureau - July 1927
Lawrence “Sunny” McKeen, aka “Baby Snookums”, was a major child star who tragically died of a blood infection at the age of 9 in 1933. Here’s his Find A Grave page: Lawrence McKeen (1924-1933).
When The King Of Swat Meets The “Kid” King Of Screendom!
Babe Ruth Meets Wesley Barry - October 1921
1912 Vancouver Beavers Team
Today we’re back to Canada for a fresh edit of the ‘12 Beavers, from the old days of the pre-PCL Northwestern League.
Babe Takes A Break For Autographs
Red Cross Volunteer Campaign - 1944
Babe is shown here going door-to-door as a Red Cross volunteer block canvasser. According to a wire service tag, this was Babe’s response to the reports that the Japanese in New Guinea charged Marine lines shouting ‘to hell with Babe Ruth’
1937 Washington Senators Team
Here’s the entire squad of the Washington Senators posing for a group picture at old Griffith Stadium in Washington, D.C., April 17, 1937.
The Babe Can Bag Other Than Homers
76 Years Ago Today - November 11, 1937
ACME: “The Babe posed for the photographers on return from a Nova Scotia hunting trip with these deer just to show the sporting world that he is just as handy with a rifle as he is with the willow. He and two companions docked in New York (Nov.11) aboard the S.S. New York and the Bambino immediately started pointing for his exhibition golf match with John Montague, whose mystery shots and acquittal on a robbery charge skyrocketed him to fame.”