1933 NY Yankees; 91-59, .607, 2nd place, 7 g behind---BB Reference---at spring training in St. Petersburg, FL.---Player identifications provided courtesy of Gary Livacari (GaryL).
Top Row, L-R: Myril Hoag (OF), Ben Chapman (LF), Ed Wells (P), Charlie Devens (P), Walter "Jumbo" Brown (P), Babe Ruth (RF), Red Ruffing (P), Wilcey Moore (P), Earle Combs (CF), George Pipgras (P), Tony Lazzeri (2b), Dixie Walker? (OF), unidentified.
Middle Row, L-R: Mark Roth (Traveling Secretary), Lefty Gomez (P), unidentified, unidentified, Frankie Crosetti (SS), Art Fletcher (Coach), Jacob Ruppert (President/Owner), Joe McCarthy (Mgr.), Jimmy Burke (Coach), Sammy Byrd (OF), Bill Dickey (C), Dusty Cooke (OF), Lou Gehrig (1B), George Ruppert (VP), Doc Erle Painter (trainer).
Bottom Row: Joe (Gurzensky) Glenn (C), Art Jorgens (C), Herb Pennock (P), George Uhle (P), Don Brennan? (P), Lyn Larry (SS), Doc Farrell (IF), unidentified, Tony Rensa? (Catcher), Paul Krichell (scout), unidentified, unidentified, Joe Sewell (3B), Danny McFadden (P).
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1927 New York Yankees: 110-44, .714, 19 g ahead, (WS W 4-0 over Pirates)---BB-Reference---Player identifications provided courtesy of Gary Livacari (GaryL).
Top Row, L-R: Lou Gehrig (1B), Herb Pennock (P), Tony Lazzeri (2B), Wilcy Moore (RP), Babe Ruth (RF), Don Miller, Bob Meusel (LF), Bob Shawkey (P), Waite Hoyt (P), Joe Giard (P), Ben Paschal (OF), unidentified, Doc Albert A. Woods (trainer).
Middle Row, L-R: Urban Shocker (P), (Jumpin') Joe Dugan (3B), Earl Combs (CF), Charles O'Leary (coach), Miller Huggins (Mgr.), Art Fletcher (coach), Mark Koenig (SS), Walter 'Dutch' Ruether (P), Johnny Grabowski (C), George Pipgras (P).
Bottom Row, L-R: Julie Wera (3B), Mike Gazella (3B), Pat Collins (C), Eddie Bennett (mascot), Benny Bengough (C), Ray Morehart (2B), Myles Thomas (P), Cedric Durst (OF).
1923 New York Yankees; 98-54, .645, 16 g ahead, (WS W 4-2 over Giants)---BB Reference---Player identifications provided courtesy of Gary Livacari (GaryL).
Top Row, L-R: Doc Albert A. Woods (trainer), Hinckey Haines? (OF), Elmer Smith (OF), Herb Pennock (P), Fred (Bootnose) Hofmann (C), Bob Meusel (LF), Babe Ruth (RF),Wally Pipp (1B), (Jumpin') Joe Dugan (3B) , Sam Jones (P), Everett Scott (SS), Ben Shields (P).
Middle Row, L-R: Joe Bush (P), Bob Shawkey (P), Whitey Witt (CF), Charlie O'Leary (Coach), Miller Huggins (Mgr.), Wally Schang (C), Carl Mays (P), Aaron Ward (2B), Oscar Roettger (P).
Bottom Row, L-R: Ernie Johnson (IF), Benny Bengough (C), George Pipgras (P), Eddie Bennett (Mascot), Mike McNally (IF), Mike Gazella (IF), Harvey Hendrick (OF).
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---------------First All Star Game (AL All Stars, Comiskey Park, Chicago, July 6, 1933)---1933 All-Star BB Reference
Top Row, L-R: Batboy; Bill Conroy, Lou Gehrig, Babe Ruth, Oral Hildebrand, Connie Mack (Mgr.), Joe Cronin, Lefty Grove, Batboy, Bill Dickey, Al Simmons, Lefty Gomez, Wes Ferrell, Jimmy Dykes, clubhouse boy.
Bottom Row: L-R: Al Schacht, Eddie Collins, Tony Lazzeri, Alvin Crowder, Jimmy Foxx, Art Fletcher, Earl Averill, Ed Rommel, Ben Chapman, Rick Ferrell, Sam West, Charlie Cehringer, batboy.
(Lefty Gomez starts the game for the American League and becomes the All-Star Game's first winning pitcher in the 4-2 AL victory. Hallahan was the losing NL pitcher, Attendance, 49,200)
-----------------1909 Detroit Tigers, 98-54, .645; 3.5 g ahead, (WS L 4-3 to Pirates)----BB Reference
Top Row: L-R: Harry Tuthill (trainer), Tom Jones, Charlie 'Bossman' Schmidt, Bill Lelivelt, Del Gaynor, Sam Crawford, Matty McIntyre, Ed Killian, Oscar Stanage, Heinie Beckendorf, George Mullen.
Bottom Row: L-R: Davy Jones, Ed Willett, George Moriarty, Ed Summers, Hughie Jennings (Mgr.), Bill Donovan, Ralph Works, Ty Cobb.
Seated at bottom: L-R: Donnie Bush, Charlie O'Leary, Jim Delahanty, George 'Kid' Speers.
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Giants/Pirates: Saturday, August 5, 1905, Exposition Park, Pittsburgh.---Wikipedia(Exposition Park)
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Cubs/Pirates: July 2, 1908: Chicago ballpark
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1909 Pittsburgh Pirates; 110-44, .724, 6.5 g ahead, (WS W 4-3 over Tigers)---BB Reference
L-R: Ed LaForce (trainer), Tommy Leach (CF), ?, Howie Camnitz (P), Paddy O'Connor (C), Chick Brandom? (P), Sam Leever (P), Ham Hyatt? (OF),?,?, Chief Wilson (RF), Babe Adams? (P), Vic Willis (P), Lefty Liefield (P), Bill Powell (P), Mike Simon? (C), George Gibson (C), Sam Frock (P), Harry Camnitz (P), ?, Deacon Phillippe (P), Ward Miller (CF), ?, Honus Wagner (SS), ?, Fred Clarke (LF/Mgr.)
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I posted this in the Walter Johnson thread a while back...but it's a great panoramic, so here it is again.
Walter Johnson Day, Washington, D.C., June 18, 1925.
Washington Senators, L-R: Clark Griffen (Owner), Joe Judge? (1B), Benny Tate (C), Joe Harris (IF), Nemo Leibold (OF), Spencer Adams (IF), Goose Goslin (LF), unidentified (batboy?), Everett "Deacon" Scott, Curley Ogden? (P), Muddy Ruel (C), unidentified, Mule Shirley? (OF), Bucky Harris (Mgr./ 2B), Alan Russell (P), unidentified, Firpo Marberry (P), Al Schacht (Coach), George Mogridge (P), Nick Altrock (Coach), Tom Zachary (P), Roger Peckinpaugh (SS), unidentified, Sam Rice (RF), Walter Johnson (P). Trainer Mike Martin is in the background behind Benny Tate.
St. Louis Browns: L-R: unidentified, George Sisler, unidentified, unidentified, unidentified, unidentified, unidentified, unidentified, Herschel Bennett (OF), unidentified, Dave Danforth (P), Dixie Davis (P), unidentified, unidentified, Ernie Wingard (P), Ken Williams (LF), unidentified, unidentified, Ed Stauffer (P),Chet Falk (P), Hank Severeid (C), Joe Evans (OF), Baby Doll Jacobson (CF).
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1936 Pittsburgh Pirates; 84-70, .545, 4th place, 8 g behind---BB Reference - Spring Training
Top L-R: unidentified, unidentified, Hal Finney? (C), unidentified, Fred Schulte (OF), unidentified, Ralph Birkofer (P), Earl Browne (OF), Bud Hafey? (OF), Red Lucas (P), William E. Benswanger (President/Treasurer), Pie Traynor (Mgr.), Bill Brubaker (IF), Johnny Dickshot (OF), Johnny Welch? (P), Jim Weaver (P), Russ Bauers (P), Bill Swift (P), Waite Hoyt (P), Jewel Ens (Coach), Honus Wagner (Coach).
Front, L-R: unidentified, Arky Vaughan (SS), Paul Waner (RF), unidentified, Gus Suhr (1B), Tom Padden (C), Pep Young (2B), Guy Bush (P), Cy Blanton (P), Mace Brown (P), Woody Jensen (LF), Cookie Lavagetto (2B), Al Todd (C), Jack Tising (P), Mascot.
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Thank you so very much for posting these fabulous, fantastic, glorious images. This is eye candy of a most supreme plane. God will amply reward you for liberating these beauties from their former dungeons of obscurity, where they were languishing!
On behalf of baseball fans everywhere, I thank you from the bottom of my black little heart. Thank you a million times for sharing these glorious images of our addiction.
This is glory. The Power and The Glory.
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Here's an interesting amateur panoramic of Fenway Park's Green Monster and center field bleachers taken in 1941. (total of 5 pictures put together)
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Hilltop Park, New York - 1910 ---Wikipedia(Hilltop Park)
Still called the New York Highlanders, they would become the New York Yankees starting in 1913.
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"Thank you so very much for posting these fabulous, fantastic, glorious images..."
You bet Bill, not a problem. I'd been sitting on a lot of these images for too long. Also, it took some time to touch-up and in some cases, rejoin separate images back to a single cohesive picture....which is what I did today to that great picture that you posted of the 1914 World
Unfortunately....I basically posted everything I had in my collection. However, I'm still digging for more...and when I find them...I'll be sure to share.
A's/Braves: Game 3 World Series: October 12, 1914, Fenway Park, Boston. Braves won 5-4.---Wikipedia(Fenway Park)---World Series
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Wow, just saw this thread for the first time. These shots are spectacular !
Thanks BS !
Forgive me if I keep repeating myself. I just cannot get enough of these enlarged, pristine images. And I don't think I ever will. To see these images in enlarged size, in such gorgeous, pristine resolution, is like coming across a pot of gold coins just sitting in the middle of the road, with no one else to claim it.
I search far and wide to find this level of baseball beauty, but can seldom ever find them. I've said it before, and please forgive the comparison, but I find these images from a bygone era more psychologically exciting and compelling than porn. Baseball was my first childhood passion. And these images feed that childhood passion. These shots are the most seductive images in the world. They create the illusion of permanence. They bridge the timeless abyss between then and now. And that bridge is indeed timeless, and precious.
I especially savor the enlarged, panoramic shots of the stadiums. Is there anything more beautiful than a ballpark, packed with fans?
I would love it if we can ever discover the enlarged, panoramic photo of the Tim Murnane death benefit game. And the 1929 A's. The team photos have special historical value.
I spent my youth as a kid poring over baseball books in libraries, and in my room. And now, these images re-create that illusion of continuity, a bridge to our collective pasts, as if the past is still here alive with us. And these enlarged images are so 'real' that they let me 'time-travel' back to those special times. I am grateful beyond what words can tell.
This thread is such a treasure, and not only because I am obsessed with baseball photos. Just have amazing inherent value of a culture that can never have a value placed on it.
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This is some work of art, thank you BSMILE. Really digging the great shots of the parks, some I have never seen in that much fullness. More old park pics to add to my collection.
Here's a spring training picture of the 1936 Chicago White Sox. There was a big tear in this originally...but I worked on it for a while. More to come later...
1936 Chicago White Sox; 81-70, .536, 4th place, 20 g behind---BB Reference---(photo taken on March 22, 1936).---Player identifications provided courtesy of Gary Livacari (GaryL).
L-R: Billy Webb (Coach), Luke Appling (SS), Luke Sewell (C), unidentified, unidentified, Merv Shea? (C), Red Evans (P), Ted Lyons (P), John Whitehead (P), unidentified, Tony Piet (UT), unidentified, Larry Rosenthal (OF), unidentified, George Washington (OF), Monty Stratton (P), Ray Phelps(P), Jo-Jo Morrissey (IF), Mule Haas (RF), Italo Chelini (P), unidentified, Zeke Bonura (1B), unidentified (Secretary), Mike Kreevich (CF), Joseph Barry (Traveling Secretary), Jimmy Dykes (3B/ Mgr.), Rip Radcliff(LF), unidentified, unidentified, unidentified, Whit Wyatt (P), Fred Grube (C), Muddy Ruel (Coach).
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