John Lackey

4 Magazines | 9,046 Articles | 1,364 Followers | 7 Likes | @johlac66 | San Diego since '96. Fan of #Padres #Athletics #RAIDERS! #craftbeer #XBOX. Denizen of Sec. 316 @PetcoPark. #bringbackthebrown

Throwback Photo of the Day: Jackie Robinson and teammates build a snowman at Ebbets Field

After months spent hibernating through the long, cold winter, spring comes bearing the promise of blue skies, green grass and lots of baseball. The sadness of snow is behind us, replaced with the crack of the bat and the roar of the crowd.

Except, well, sometimes Mother Nature decides to play a …

Jackie Robinson

Así se vivió el segundo juego de la segunda ronda de lvbp entre las novenas Tiburones de La Guaira y Bravos de Margarita en el Stadium Nueva Esparta. #lvbp #beisbol #baseball #islademargarita #margaritaisland #deportes #reporterosgraficos #fotografosdevenezuela #somosbravossomosmargarita #bravosdemargarita #tiburonesdelaguaira #juntossomosmargarita #bravossomostodos #Photography #photooftheday #follow #followme #buenavibra #instagood #isntamoment #picoftheday #fan #fanaticos

Tiger Blues

Willie Stargell looking like a star. #stirrups

AL batting leaders at ASB in '79. I believe Glenn Adams uses this as his lock screen on his iPhone. @ClassicMNTwins

How To Score! by Billy Herman - Chicago Cubs (1937 Wheaties "How To Star In Baseball") #mondaymotivation @Cubs

Happy birthday to @20Hojo who is the only switch hitter ever to lead the NL in HR's and RBI in the same season.

Happy birthday to one of our favorite sluggers. "The Bull" turns 65 today.🐂

Happy 70th birthday to Rick Monday, who indisputably made the greatest play in baseball history.

Today in 1979 the @Astros made Nolan Ryan the highest paid player in @MLB when they signed him for 4 years/$4.5 M

#OTD 1957 - Warren Spahn wins the Cy Young Award as the @MLB's top pitcher almost unanimously. #Braves

The Story Behind the Photos

In 1939, after returning from the Mayo Clinic with dire news, Lou Gehrig entered the clubhouse to greet his teammates. His locker was full of mail, …

Lou Gehrig

Ernie Banks scouting report. Weakness: None. #Cubs

Mike Piazza scouting report. Weakness: Contact.

Bullpen and massive scoreboard at #Reds Crosley Field, 1969. They moved to Riverfront Stadium midway thru 1970.

San Diego Stadium under construction, 1967. MLB's @Padres first home (1969). Currently Qualcomm Stadium #Chargers

The City of Detroit: Save the grass at Navin Field, site of Detroit's historic Tiger Stadium

Please let the City of Detroit know that you support preserving the grass at Navin Field, site of historic Tiger Stadium

Baseball has been played on …


@MLBcathedrals Safeco Field’s home plate accompanied by two #Mariners legends.

The Mariners used to send relief pitchers into the game in a goddamn boat.

The guy who laid home plate at Sportsman's Park in 1909 (Bill Sickman) also removed it in 1966. #Browns #Cardinals

Petco Park getting set up for hoops Dec. 5th. University of San Diego vs San Diego State (image @petcopark) #Padres

Centennial Olympic Stadium before and after conversion into Turner Field. #Braves

First night game at Briggs (aka Tiger) Stadium, 1948. #Tigers

The 1996 Olympics at what is now Turner Field. #Braves home for one more year.

Not only was it only 279 feet down the left field line at Polo Grounds, there was a 21 foot overhang.

Tiger Stadium land transfer hearing set for Nov. 17

Updated: 11:56 p.m.

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The future of Navin Field, historic site of Tiger Stadium, is still up for debate. The Detroit Police Athletic …


The scoreboard at Milwaukee County Stadium comes down as the #Brewers move across the parking lot in 2001.

Forbes Field goes up just prior to the 1909 season. It would be the #Pirates home until 1970.

Wishing. Waiting. Wanting.

Happy 53rd birthday to a legend. #BoKnows