Harold Eugene Goldsmith (played 1926-28)
Harold Eugene Goldsmith (played 1926-28)
Spectators jam the roofs of rowhouses across from Philadelphia's Shibe Park in order to watch the 1914 World Series. The Philadelphia Athletics played the Boston Braves.-Corbis
Arthur Nehf (P)
Braves Field Parking lot.jpg
The parking lot at Braves Park for its opening day is shown. The Braves played against St. Louis.(1915)
46,000 fans pack Braves Field on opening day in 1915. ( You can see the famous "Jury Box" in the backround.)
Bill James(P) (No, not that Bill James!) on September 17, 1914.
The Boston Beaneaters and the NY Giants take a photo together on opening day, 1886.
Like father like son...George Sisler, famous first baseman of the Boston Braves is pictured with his son George Jr., whom he is teaching the first fundamentals in basdeball.-Corbis
Babe Ruth at the PG.jpg
Original caption: Wearing the uniform of the Boston Braves, the great Babe Ruth delights the fans at batting practice just before the New York Giants met the Braves in the New Yorker's first game of their home season at the Polo Grounds April 23. Ray Meuller, of the Braves, is catching.-Corbis
Jackie Robinson vs. Braves.jpg
Original caption: Jackie Robinson, (42) of the Brooklyn Dodgers, is shown safe at first base, while first baseman Torgeson waits for the throw in the 5th inning of the game at Ebbets Field. Umpire Robb calls the play. The Boston Braves won the game 12-10.
1948 World Series.jpg
First Game of the 1948 World Series
A view of Braves Field (then one of the largest playing fields in the country) as the first game of the 1948 World Series between the Braves and the Cleveland Indians got underway. The Braves won the game 1-0, and the series 4-2. -Corbis
Warren Spahn, pitcher for the Boston Braves, who won 16 and lost 7 for Evansville last season, shown at spring training camp before the 1942 season.
Original caption: Great big baseball players off the diamond on a rainy day, but keeping in training with the popular game of ping pong. The Big Leaguers playing left to right are: Denny Sothron of the Phillies; George Sisler of the Braves; Burleigh Grimes of the Braves; and Chuck Lein of the Phillies. Fred Hunter is referee, or "umps". Other ball players look on as this rainy day ping pong tournament takes place in the Alamao Hotel.
Boston, November 22, 1937: Casey Stengel, new Boston Bees manager, meets with some of his players. From left: Billy Weir, pitcher; Danny McFadden, also a pitcher; Stengel and first baseman L.B. Fletcher. (Corbis)
Tuesday, September 15, 1914 South End Grounds Boston: Butch Schmidt, Braves first baseman, is shown as the Boston Braves defeat the Brooklyn Dodgers 7-5 during their Miracle Run. (Corbis)
Sunday, September 21, 1930 Braves Field Boston: Two of the National League's best, Wally Berger of the Boston Braves and Hack Wilson of the Chicago Cubs, chat prior to the Cubs' 4-2 victory. (Corbis)
1952: Jolly Cholly Grimm-the last skipper of the Boston Braves. (eBay listing)
1950: Scoreboard set for Red Sox-Braves game, Braves Field
April 15, 1952: Opening Day, Braves Field
1955: Demolition of stands, Braves Field
Thursday, May 22, 1952 Braves Field Boston: Rookie Eddie Mathews, a bright spot of the Boston Braves' dismal final season, awaits his time at bat. That day the Braves split a double header with the Chicago Cubs. Mathews alone was a Boston Brave, Milwaukee Brave and Atlanta Brave.(Corbis)
Tuesday, April 14, 1953 Milwaukee, WI: Here is a portion of the parade welcoming the Braves to their new Milwaukee home. (eBay listing)
Saturday, October 3, 1925 Braves Field Boston: Like most other baseball parks, Braves Field saw gridiron action after the season. Here is some of the action in the Boston College Eagles' 6-0 win over the Catholic University of America Cardinals. (eBay listing)
Rogers Hornsby 1928
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