1910 Pitcher George Bell
1910 George Bell batting.jpg
1908 1B Tim Jordan
The base runner is Buck Herzog of the Giants.
Last edited by RUKen; 08-07-2015 at 01:57 PM. Reason: I had thought the runner was Merkle, but that was incorrect.
RUKen, great job on this thread. Absolutely fascinating - thank you. I can't praise your work enough.
I have to ask, where are you getting all these photos? Most look too clean to be newspaper photos.
Last edited by Toledo Inquisition; 03-02-2016 at 02:17 PM.
Joe DiMaggio > Cap Anson
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1910 Superbas, ready for the season opener
Standing (L-R): Tex Erwin (C), Bill Bergen (C), Doc Scanlan (P), Zack Wheat (LF), Otto Miller (C), Kaiser Wilhelm (P), Nap Rucker (P), George Bell (P), Frank Schneiberg (P), Jake Daubert (1B), Tim Jordan (substitute hitter), Ed Lennox (3B), Bill Davidson (CF), Happy Smith (CF/RF).
Squatting (L-R): Harry Lumley (RF), Tony Smith (SS), Tommy McMillan (SS), John Hummel (2B), Bill Dahlen (Mgr.), Al Burch (CF/RF/1B), Pryor McElveen (3B).
1910 NL Brooklyn in sweaters.jpg
Brooklyn Baseball Club's Golden Jubilee, May 12, 1933
During a celebration of the 50th anniversary of the franchise, the Brooklyn Dodgers invited fifteen baseball old-timers onto the field, all of whom were current Brooklyn residents. Seven of the fifteen had played for Brooklyn in the National League, and one had played for Brooklyn in the National Association. Five of the other seven had played for other major league teams.
Brooklyn players are highlighted with position and Brooklyn seasons indicated.
Top Row, L-R: Larry Battam, Joe Wall (C, 1902), Andy Herbst, Lafayette Winham (P, 1902), George "Hack" Simmons, Jimmy Ring, Jocko Fields, Tim Jordan (1B, 1906-1910).
Bottom Row, L-R: Jack Cusack, Harry Felix, Al Nichols Williams (3B, 1875), Bill Dahlen (SS, 1899-1903; Mgr., 1910-1913), Fred Jacklitsch (C, 1903-1904), Charlie Malay (2B, 1905), Lew Malone (3B, 1917 and 1919).
1933 May 12 Brooklyn Golden Jubilee.jpg
Last edited by RUKen; 06-08-2016 at 07:17 PM.
In post #21 I've just replaced the previous image of the Sporting Life composite of the 1903 Brooklyn Superbas with this upgrade (currently available in the Fall 2016 Robert Edwards Auction):