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Polo Grounds, Manhattan, NY, 1910 - Remarkable image taken by photographer Thaddeus Wilkerson a year before the New York Giants ballpark was destroyed in a terrible fire on April 14, 1911. Version three of the Polo Grounds would be built in its place just three months later
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Old-Time Baseball Photos 13h
Replying to @BizballMaury
Impossible to listen to "Let's Go" and drive under the speed limit
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Lindsay Berra 13h
Folks! Our 4th annual Grampa Yogi Tribute Day is Saturday, Sept. 28th. The is open & FREE from 12-5 & at has 25 food trucks & 75 craft beers down on the field. More info here:
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Old-Time Baseball Photos Sep 12
Yankee Stadium, Oct 9, 1926 - Facing elimination in Game 6 of 1926 World Series, the Cardinals get a jump on Yankees in top of 1st inning with Jim Bottomley racing home on a Les Bell's single to make it 3-0. Cards won 10-2 and then won Game 7 (3-2) for 1st World Series title ever
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Old-Time Baseball Photos Sep 13
Lexington Park, St Paul, MN, July 1937 - Light tower being installed at St Paul Saints ballpark for their 1st night game on July 15th vs their arch-rival Minneapolis Millers. More details of game and tidbits by here ->
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Old-Time Baseball Photos Sep 13
Braves Field, Boston, June 17, 1948 - Gene Mauch of Cubs slides safely by Braves catcher Bill Salkfeld on 2-run single by pitcher Ralph Hamner to give Chicago 3-0 2nd inning lead. Cubs would score two more times in inning for early 5-run lead. But Boston rallied back to win 7-6
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Old-Time Baseball Photos Sep 15
in 1884 in Meriden, CT, two Connecticut State League teams (Meriden & Hartford) went into 9th with Meriden up 5-3 and the baseball lost. Hartford refused to play with unsanctioned new ball and forfeited. Meriden's captain Connie Mack hit only HR at Meriden ballpark that year
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Tom's Old Days Sep 14
“Old Days”The Yankees,new RFer,25 yr.old Babe Ruth,takes a big swing before a large crowd during a 1920 Game at the Polo Grounds.
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You got to love the Gump. One of a kind.
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Lindsay Berra 16h
It was true 25 yrs ago. It was true 5 yrs ago when Tom Verducci wrote this for , & it's true now. Gil Hodges should be in . I don't know how you can read this, assess Hodges as a player & man, and disagree.
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Old-Time Baseball Photos Sep 15
in 1884 in Meriden, CT, two Connecticut State League teams (Meriden & Hartford) went into 9th with Meriden up 5-3 and the baseball lost. Hartford refused to play with unsanctioned new ball and forfeited. Meriden's captain Connie Mack hit only HR at Meriden ballpark that year
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Graig Kreindler Sep 15
A small portrait of Rap Dixon (born - according to most sources - in 1902) with the Hilldale Giants in 1928. This is one of 200+ paintings of mine that will be on display at the Negro Leagues Baseball Museum in the spring of 2020.
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SABR BioProject Sep 14
Kid Nichols, born , won 30+ games 7X in his 1st 10 yrs w Beaneaters in the 1890s & guided the best team of that decade to 5 pennants. Here's the bio of the HoFer
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Old-Time Baseball Photos Sep 14
College Football Series in Ballparks Griffith Stadium, Washington D.C., Nov 14, 1925 - Here a packed house watches Georgetown crush Centre College of Kentucky 41-3. The Senators ballpark was home to Hoyas from 1921 to 1950 as well as George Washington University (years unknown)
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Old-Time Baseball Photos Sep 14
in 1869, Hall of Fame hurler Kid Nichols was born in Madison, WI. He won at least 25 games in each of his first 9 seasons in majors and finished with 362 wins in his 15-year career. Here he's first on left in middle row holding a ball as a rookie with 1890 Boston Beaneaters
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Old-Time Baseball Photos Sep 14
College Football Series in Ballparks Griffith Stadium, Washington D.C., Nov 14, 1925 - Here a packed house watches Georgetown crush Centre College of Kentucky 41-3. The Senators ballpark was home to Hoyas from 1921 to 1950 as well as George Washington University (years unknown)
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Old-Time Baseball Photos Sep 14
John is one one of my favorite historians here on Twitter and definitely worthy of a follow and do check out the podcast
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Old-Time Baseball Photos Sep 14
Did he use his right elbow to finish the pass?
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Old-Time Baseball Photos Sep 14
in 1869, Hall of Fame hurler Kid Nichols was born in Madison, WI. He won at least 25 games in each of his first 9 seasons in majors and finished with 362 wins in his 15-year career. Here he's first on left in middle row holding a ball as a rookie with 1890 Boston Beaneaters
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Graig Kreindler Sep 12
Ends tomorrow night!! Follow me and retweet this before Friday, September 13th, 9:00 PM EDT and I'll pick three random winners. Each will receive a Tom Seaver card signed by the guy who painted it (me)!
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