John Lackey

10,554 Added | 3 Magazines | 8 Likes | 1,467 Followers | @johlac66 | San Diego since '96. Fan of #Padres #Athletics #RAIDERS! #craftbeer #XBOX. Denizen of Sec. 316 @PetcoPark. #backthebrown http://about.me/johlac66

Bennett Park, Detroit, MI, October 11, 1907 – Tigers continue to give in Cubs fits in World Series in winning Game Four | "Baseball Comes Alive!"

Leaving Chicago and already down two games to none to the Chicago Cubs in the 1907 World Series, the Tigers, led by their legend hitter Ty Cobb, look …

Another Edition of… From The Lighter Side! | "Baseball Comes Alive!"

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"How the Office Boy Saw the Ball Game"

On August 16th, 1906, the <i>New York Dramatic Mirror</i> published the following short note:<br>The ball players of the New York and Pittsburgh teams of the …

Yankee Stadium, Bronx, NY, 1923 – A personal favorite photo of mine, it was taken just before it opened on April 18th | "Baseball Comes Alive!"

Well, instead of Queens, the Yankees owner Jacob Ruppert built it in the Bronx, only the Harlem River now separating these two hated rivals, and with …

Havana, Cuba, 1942 - The Brooklyn Dodgers for three years held their spring training in Cuba, the other two years was 1941 and 1947 https://t.co/njnjUMein4

Eddie Mathews & his son Eddie Jr. wear matching #41 uniforms at Milwaukee #Braves spring training (March 16, 1962) @UniWatch #MLB https://t.co/92NjTpSU5N

@VocalMinoritySD "Did someone say.....angle???!?" https://t.co/97YTQtgpJY

@RJsFro @VocalMinoritySD Hey there! #EVHAU https://t.co/7p2kamGdK9

Joe DiMaggio Makes His First Appearance in a Yankee Uniform! | "Baseball Comes Alive!"

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New York Yankees

The Dawn of Athlete Endorsements

Today many athletes earn far more from their endorsement deals than from their efforts on the playing field. As the table below demonstrates, Tiger …

Golf

My favorite green...the fresh cut grass of a baseball field! (Polo Grounds, NYC 1914) Happy #StPatricksDay https://t.co/7pe66Pk5qD

Chicago #Cubs grounds crew installing the very first ivy to the brick walls of Wrigley Field (1937) #MLB #Green #StPatricksDay https://t.co/FLK59g7437

Slated as Opening Day starter for Boston #RedSox match-up vs Washinton #Senators, LHP Mel Parnell makes due w/skis & snowball #SnowDay https://t.co/KwJciqYyDU

Lou Gehrig's game worn hat from 1934 while touring Japan. https://t.co/E7N2PzdrVE

Old Friend Alert No. 1 down here at the ballyard. https://t.co/kekNzcwmZN

April 1911 - Players from the Philadelphia #Athletics and New York #Yankees survey damage after fire destroys Polo Grounds https://t.co/RFWJxZZjq5

All smiles in #WBC2017. https://t.co/Vc1ANWci5y

Princeton, NJ, April 11, 1896 – The Princeton nine fall to the NY Giants 11-10 in a exhibition game

The Princeton nine are taking on the New York Giants in thrilling exhibition match that wasn’t decided until the 9th inning with the Giants pushed …

New York Giants

The Mick. 'Nuff said. https://t.co/KqKSrJmyQq

Tribute to the All-American Girls Professional Baseball League!

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Baseball

First professional ballpark on Manhattan Island was built for women's play in 1879 at 59th St and Madison Avenue. #internationalwomensday https://t.co/NiY3kQc3uP

Polo Grounds, NYC, August 1951 - Here is a unique camera angle of the seats behind the dugout at Polo Grounds and a person under a umbrella https://t.co/u6AS5Vzp3d

California #Angels Anaheim Stadium concession area, in all of its 1966 glory https://t.co/JdsZcq4VwT

7/2/1950: Top 4 @ Shibe Park & Jackie Robinson steals home in front of catcher Andy Seminick. Gil Hodges is at-bat. (Phillies 6, Dodgers 4) https://t.co/1r4mMEGvnl

Bloomer Girls

Women Baseball Pioneers<p>America, its women, and its game<p>Disapproving scolds. Sexist condescension. Odd theories about the effect of exercise on …

Baseball

Yankee Stadium, NYC, 10/10/23 - Casey Stengel slides into home after inside-the-park HR gives Giants 5-4 win vs Yanks in World Series Game 1 https://t.co/utASiI2T4u

It all started here @Padres San Diego Stadium (1969) A franchise is born #Padres https://t.co/3f3keNCZEK

Candlestick Park, San Francisco, 4/12/60 - Opening day and first game at Giants newest ballpark by the bay brings in fans by the boatload https://t.co/nASfhDvi8o

Polo Grounds entrance and ticket booths on West 155th Street and Eighth Avenue. $1.10 for grandstand seats and $2.20 for upper box seats https://t.co/2mNZXF2AgZ

Mickey Mantle & Whitey Ford catch themselves a Weeki Wachee Mermaid! (1960's Yankees #SpringTraining) #MLB https://t.co/9np1r0H1ke