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

7/18/1920: Before @statcast, before modern technology, a physicist explained Babe Ruth's prodigious home runs in terms of science. #TheSultanOfSwat #Yankees

Jorge Posada sprays Mariano Rivera with bug spray during “the bug game” Vs. the Indians, 2007

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

Ken Griffey Jr. taking BP at a Safeco Field still under construction, 1998

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.

Bob Feller pitching during his opening day no hitter, 1940

Lenny Randle blows the ball foul against the Royals, 1981

Legendary Baltimore #Orioles manager Earl Weaver had 94 career ejections, tying him with Leo Durocher for 3rd most in #MLB history! #NationalTakeAHikeDay

Babe Ruth up to bat at Comiskey Park, 1922

Baseball Magazine - November 1915 ⚾ "World’s Series Number" Boston #RedSox Royal Rooters (Cover illustration by J.F. Kernan) @PhilHecken #MLB

Do not taunt 1889 Joe Visner. Do not make direct eye....son of a

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

Love this shot of old Forbes Field in Pittsburgh near the end of its days during the late 60s.

"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

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

Ken Griffey Jr. robs Luis Gonzalez of a home run, 1998

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

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

Painter at Jack Murphy Stadium places the finishing touches on the 1984 World Series logo in prep for the #Padres and #Tigers

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

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

Mutton-chop trailblazers, and Milwaukee #Brewers teammates, George "Boomer" Scott (#mlb 1966-1979) and Johnny Briggs (1964-1975)

Branch Rickey nails Don Drysdale scouting report - "It is probable this chap's worth whatever it takes, unusual amount of perfection"

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

Memorial Stadium, Baltimore - Aerial view of a game during 1966 World Series between LA Dodgers & Orioles, The Orioles would sweep LA 4-0

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

Attention #WorldSeries broadcast crew: televising games in Houston once called on multitasking skills ... in 1953: