John Lackey

4 Magazines | 9,723 Articles | 1,386 Followers | 7 Likes | @johlac66 | San Diego since '96. Fan of #Padres #Athletics #RAIDERS! #craftbeer #XBOX. Denizen of Sec. 316 @PetcoPark. #backthebrown

Due to a tunnel used by Reading RR (Monopoly fame) there was a hump in CF at the Baker Bowl Phillies h/t @cmdrflake

This is now Petco Park. As construction just gets on the way. #Padres

Today in 1883 @OldHossRadbourn welcomed the #Phillies to @MLB leading Providence to a 4-3 victory at Recreation Park

Today in 1961 Willie Mays hit 4 HR's, becoming the only player with 4 HR's in one game and 3 triples in another.

How do you walk off the mound after striking out 16 and throwing your 7th no-hitter at age 44? Just like this.

1956 St Louis Cardinals scorebard 10¢ - had to do one more, no one did it better than the @Cardinals with art

Polo Grounds, 10/9/1913 - Giants make a beeline for locker room after bad Game 3 loss in 1913 World Series #NYC #MLB

Yankee Stadium opened on this day, 1923. Babe Ruth leads the team into the ballpark. Love the sweaters. #Yankees

Weeghman Park, Sept. 4, 1916. Christy Mathewson against Mordecai "Three Finger" Brown. Reds won, 10-8.

Early vision of how baseball would be broadcast on future television. From July 1922 Science and Invention magazine.

Prototype #Astros road jersey from the early 90s. Similar to what was already used, but gray and different font.

Babymetal is coming to 'Super Mario Maker'

You have been warned.<p>Nintendo announced that it will debut a new costume set and Event Course for its popular level creator, <i>Super Mario Maker</i>, based on Japanese pop-metal band, Babymetal. The "Mystery Mushroom" costume will feature all three band members mashed together in unison. It's apparently …


Watch Babymetal Show 'Karate' Dance Moves, Talk Song's Empowering Message

Trio explains video that accompanies new album 'Metal Resistance'<p>Babymetal's fame surprises even them. The trio, a group of Japanese teens, became a viral sensation in 2014 with their heavily choreographed video for "Gimme Chocolate!!" – a song that showcased their glossy fusion of pop music and …


Hidden historic treasure found in NYC this morning-

OTD in 1876, the Chicago Cubs (White Stockings) played their 1st NL game, a 4-0 win at Louisville:

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Historic 'Laws of Baseball' documents sell for $3.26M

LOS ANGELES - Documents that baseball historians have called the Magna Carta of the game have sold at auction for nearly $3.3 million.<p>SCP auctions …


Gorgeous day for some baseball..⚾️ @ Memphis Redbirds Autozone Park

Tis the season.....for #baseball @titoaponte23_ #littleleague #riverside #rawlings #eastprovidence #rhodeisland #son #bond #myminime #mlb #beisbol #underarmor #dust #dirt #homeplate

Rare shot of the screen that extended the wall in Forbes Field's short right field porch. (1934-1970) #Forbes

Yankee Stadium's outfield as it stood prior to 1974-75 renovation. Monuments and flag pole in-play, 461 to center.

.@ronfauss Remembered the obvious answer. Catcher Glenn Brummer was the last with a walk-off straight steal of home.

Ebbets Field, Brooklyn, May, 1956, a good view of the Dodger bullpen as Ed Roebuck warms up

Brooklyn Daily Eagle newspaper clipping on the construction of Ebbets Field, h/t to @Dto716 #Dodgers

Cleveland Municipal Stadium, then known as "Cleveland Stadium", 1958. Photo: Sporting News

One of the truly all time greats, Roberto Clemente, in the final days at Forbes Field.

Ushers at League Park, Cleveland. @LeagueParkCle could prob tell us the yr of this photo: Cleveland Press Archives

.@OldBallparks Night game at El Gran Estadio--Havana, ca. 1950s H/t @cbrioso

@OldBallparks riverfront stadium (cinergy) in its final year. @BarryLarkin at bat

Ted Williams #coaching the great Yaz