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  • Originally posted by SHOELESSJOE3 View Post
    !932 World Series, signed by Babe and Lou.............Lou signs it, "In one ear and out the other." Sold for 83,650.00
    Oh yeah, that's a great one.
    I actually posted a larger edit of it a while back: Post#1116 7/09/2010 - Lou & Babe - 1932 World Series

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    • Originally posted by BSmile View Post
      Oh yeah, that's a great one.
      I actually posted a larger edit of it a while back: Post#1116 7/09/2010 - Lou & Babe - 1932 World Series

      I had that in the back of my mind BS, that you must have posted that one, took a shot.

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      • 1932 Play Ball With Babe Ruth: "Slide, Babe, Slide"
        Universal Pictures Production Still #B.R.1-9
        Here's a new edit originating from the Universal Pictures "Play Ball With Babe Ruth" short-film series.
        You can watch the whole movie here: Play Ball with Babe Ruth: Slide Babe Slide (1932).
        If you fast-forward to 3:25, there's a scene that looks similar to the production picture (albeit without Babe). I wish the film was as clear & clean as the picture!
        Last edited by BSmile; 03-24-2012, 08:12 AM.
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        • 1932 Play Ball With Babe Ruth: "Slide, Babe, Slide" Pt.2
          Universal Pictures Production Still #B.R.1-13
          Here's another new edit originating from the Universal Pictures "Play Ball With Babe Ruth" short-film series.
          You can clearly see how Babe shredded his pants from his sliding lesson. I believe they've spotted a UFO in this one (or maybe a pop-fly is on the way).
          Last edited by BSmile; 03-24-2012, 08:12 AM.
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          • 1932 Play Ball With Babe Ruth: "Slide, Babe, Slide" Pt.3
            Universal Pictures Production Still #B.R.1-8
            Here's the third edit originating from the Universal Pictures "Play Ball With Babe Ruth" short-film series.
            This one takes place a little earlier in the film, evidenced by Babe still wearing his jacket and his non-ripped pants.
            Looks like he's giving pointers about sliding into 2nd and applying the tag.
            Last edited by BSmile; 03-24-2012, 08:12 AM.
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            • 1932 Play Ball With Babe Ruth: "Slide, Babe, Slide" Pt.4
              Universal Pictures Production Still (unnumbered)
              Here's the fourth edit originating from the Universal Pictures "Play Ball With Babe Ruth" short-film series.
              Looks like Babe is imparting some pitching advice in this one.
              Last edited by BSmile; 03-27-2012, 05:24 AM.
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              • 1932 Play Ball With Babe Ruth: "Slide, Babe, Slide" Pt.5
                Universal Pictures Production Still #B.R.2-27
                This one might not specifically be from the "Slide, Babe, Slide" short-film, but it's certainly from the same day. You can see all the kids (and then some) from the ballpark scenes. I cropped out the top of this picture (just more of the school) in order to bring all the people closer into the frame, which also created a panoramic effect.
                Last edited by BSmile; 03-29-2012, 05:41 AM.
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                • 1932 Play Ball With Babe Ruth Pt.6
                  Universal Pictures Production Still (unnumbered)
                  Here's the final picture from the set. It's clearly not from one of the movies, although it's a classic nonetheless.
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                  • 1927 Cigarros Trinidad Y Hno. Premium
                    Babe Shaking Hands With Rogers Hornsby
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                    • Originally posted by BSmile View Post
                      1934 Tour Of Japan - In The Dugout
                      Here's a great pic that shows Connie Mack, The Babe and Jimmie Foxx hanging out in the dugout during the '34 Tour Of Japan. I'm not certain where this pic was snapped during the Tour, but it seems like this is either before the game started or the US Team was batting. Also, that might be Lou Gehrig with his hand on his face next to Foxx.
                      Looks Manila to me. The dugout is quite similar to the dugouts at the Rizal Memorial Baseball Stadium. Lou Gehrig hit the first-ever homer at the stadium. The Bambino was the second.

                      Didn't know Connie Mack was part of the tour. Great find! Great photo!

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                      • Originally posted by BolaNgBasebol View Post
                        Looks Manila to me. The dugout is quite similar to the dugouts at the Rizal Memorial Baseball Stadium. Lou Gehrig hit the first-ever homer at the stadium. The Bambino was the second.

                        Didn't know Connie Mack was part of the tour. Great find! Great photo!
                        Thanx! More pics to come...
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                        • Babe Visits Dizzy & Daffy - 1934 World Series
                          (L-R) Jay "Dizzy" Dean, Babe Ruth & Paul "Daffy" Dean
                          From the Dean brothers epic 1934 season. Their pitching combined for 49 victories (Dizzy 30 - Daffy 19) and a World Championship for the Cardinals.
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                          • Welcome Babe!
                            1947 Ford Sponsored American Legion Tour
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                            • Babe Is Welcomed By Bathing Beauties
                              1947 Ford Sponsored American Legion Tour Pt.2
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                              • Babe Welcomes The Crow (ca.1932)
                                Ruth Family Apartment - Riverside Drive, NYC
                                Here is Babe welcoming new Yankees shortstop Frank "Crow" Crosetti. It offers another peak into the massive collection of photos that were housed there. There wasn't a specific date attached to the original photo, but Crosetti played with the team starting in 1932. So I'm guessing that either Babe is welcoming him to the team or this could have occurred during/after the 1932 World Series.
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