Honus Wagner, Pittsburgh Pirates. This is a famous picture of Honus. Not many people realize this but he is much older here. Likely an old timers game or him as a coach hitting some balls.
Forbes Field : The First Baseball Stadium in the U.S. - 1909 In 1909 the first baseball stadium, Forbes Field, was built in Pittsburgh, followed soon by similar stadiums in Chicago, Cleveland, Boston, and New York.
Bullet Bob & The Yankee Clipper. Weaver. The Washington Padres? Gibson. Carey & Wagner.
1941. Bob Feller and Joe DiMaggio pose for a photo together. I wonder if this photo was taken before or after Feller's Indians stopped DiMaggio's hitting streak? I recently found this quote by Feller regarding The Yankee Clipper: "Ted Williams was the greatest hitter I ever saw, but (Joe) DiMaggio was the greatest all around player."…
April 30, 1949: “Oakland district as viewed from the Post-Gazette helicopter” Our first reaction upon seeing this image was one of awe. It’s certainly a stunning picture. Then we chuckled as we read...