John Lackey

10,832 Added | 3 Magazines | 8 Likes | 1,477 Followers | @johlac66 | San Diego since '96. Fan of #Padres #Athletics #RAIDERS! #craftbeer #XBOX. Denizen of Sec. 316 @ PetcoPark. #bringbackthebrown about.me/johlac66

7/18/1920: Before @statcast, before modern technology, a physicist explained Babe Ruth's prodigious home runs in terms of science. #TheSultanOfSwat #Yankees https://t.co/5p3zbCJXlC

Jorge Posada sprays Mariano Rivera with bug spray during “the bug game” Vs. the Indians, 2007 https://t.co/JCL08FdU9Y

1956.Yankees-RedSox,Tommy Byrne faces Ted Williams at Yankee Stadium.Not many can say they were there.#MLB #Yankees #RedSox #1950s #Boston #nyc https://t.co/GQvIz9Ix11

Ken Griffey Jr. taking BP at a Safeco Field still under construction, 1998 https://t.co/DxuLgbe8RR

Bloomer and Mother Hubbard baseball team, Junction City, Kansas, ca 1900. Also, Amelia Bloomer in eponymous garb, 1850s; and Boston Bloomers Base Ball Club broadside. https://t.co/zOSzh6CMqA

Bob Feller pitching during his opening day no hitter, 1940 https://t.co/3fxLIEuigZ

Lenny Randle blows the ball foul against the Royals, 1981 https://t.co/vayaQOCK02

Legendary Baltimore #Orioles manager Earl Weaver had 94 career ejections, tying him with Leo Durocher for 3rd most in #MLB history! #NationalTakeAHikeDay https://t.co/puVfVxwj1C

Babe Ruth up to bat at Comiskey Park, 1922 https://t.co/7Jpn8uEtNA

Baseball Magazine - November 1915 ⚾ "World’s Series Number" Boston #RedSox Royal Rooters (Cover illustration by J.F. Kernan) @PhilHecken #MLB https://t.co/u4Bu9wRNmS

Do not taunt 1889 Joe Visner. Do not make direct eye....son of a https://t.co/eWWqt4UzRN

Palace of the Fans, Cincinnati (1902-1912) - This majestic looking ballpark with its 22 hand-carved Corinthian columns was home to Reds for only 10 years, mostly because as beautiful as it looked it wasn't built to last. Plus it only had a capacity of 6,000 https://t.co/4mcRwE1BRo

Love this shot of old Forbes Field in Pittsburgh near the end of its days during the late 60s. https://t.co/GpxhuUZHAq

"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 …

Dolores "Pickles" Lee amazed fans by throwing 2 balls simultaneously to 2 catchers at home plate. Lee would also stand at the plate & throw 2 balls toward second base, 1 caught by 2B & the other SS. @AAGPBL https://t.co/aPxp2Mh2TE

Fenway Park, Boston 10/9/1912 - Stands packed as Red Sox rooters watch their team build early 1st inning lead vs NY Giants in Game 2 of 1912 World Series. As scoreboard shows it's 2-0, soon would be 3-0, but Giants rallied to tie it at 6-6 and game ended in a draw due to darkness https://t.co/K2Gc5ixiWC

Ken Griffey Jr. robs Luis Gonzalez of a home run, 1998 https://t.co/Ge9GpDP2l6

Yankee Stadium, Bronx, 10/2/57 - The unmistakable silhouette of Yankees great Joe DiMaggio looms large as he watches Whitey Ford take his warms up during first game of 1957 World Series vs Braves. Ford & Yanks would take Game 1 by 3-1 score but Braves would take series in 7 games https://t.co/b1ji4YreN5

Fenway Park, Boston, 6/2/31 - In this Leslie Jones photo, Red Sox's Al Van Camp is in all kinds of trouble caught in a rundown and tagged out by Cleveland Indians catcher Luke Sewell. Despite 6 errors by the Tribe they would pull out a 12-11 win. Both teams combined for 32 hits https://t.co/woY7yFIrmH

Painter at Jack Murphy Stadium places the finishing touches on the 1984 World Series logo in prep for the #Padres and #Tigers https://t.co/KbpT9EC41q

Yankee Stadium Bronx, 3/15/23 - "The House That Ruth Built" is near completion, you can see workers on scoreboard that is under-construction. The Lo-V trains in foreground makes one reminisce days of youth and Lionel Trains sets. From Ernie Howell collection. Edited by @Dto716 https://t.co/Uvn9mTSSN4

This Week Marks the Anniversary of a Real Baseball Milestone!

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Ebbets Field, NYC, May 4, 1933 – It's Honus Wagner Day as the 59-year-old Pirates legend tips his cap to a very appreciative Brooklyn crowd https://t.co/HkiFYefpEV

Mutton-chop trailblazers, and Milwaukee #Brewers teammates, George "Boomer" Scott (#mlb 1966-1979) and Johnny Briggs (1964-1975) https://t.co/gkjsdjgvbi

Branch Rickey nails Don Drysdale scouting report - "It is probable this chap's worth whatever it takes, unusual amount of perfection" https://t.co/T9LWJEtrFY

While he didn't get the praise as a Bain, Conlon or Jones, Charles Trefts. seen here at 1934 World Series at Sportsman Park. held his own https://t.co/iaQjEc94c0

Memorial Stadium, Baltimore - Aerial view of a game during 1966 World Series between LA Dodgers & Orioles, The Orioles would sweep LA 4-0 https://t.co/akqJZ7dNTe

A Wonderful Baseball Family Legacy Passes From Grandfather to Grandson in the 2017 World Series!

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1974-75 San Diego @Padres Bobby Tolan doing his part in support of "Wear Your Kids Hat To Work Day". Tolan hit .258 in (3) seasons w/SDP https://t.co/cG9Mxn9ByC

Attention #WorldSeries broadcast crew: televising games in Houston once called on multitasking skills ... in 1953: https://t.co/2JQeVx5foP