By John Lackey | Pictorial tales and narratives from within and around this great game.
Tommy Thompson, Billy Urbanski, Bob Smith, Leo Mangum, Rabbit Maranville, Duffy Lewis, Fred Frankhouse, Wally Berger<p>Wally Berger and Bill …Boston
Shibe Park, Philadelphia, PA, June 16, 1937 – Browns and Athletics battle for seventh place in the American League | "Baseball Comes Alive!"
<b>Bell was the well-deserved hero on the day finishing with three hits and improving his batting average to .371 on the season. Jack Knott would get</b> …Baseball
Fred Frankhouse, Al Simmons, Red Barkley, Buddy Hassett, Casey Stengel, 1939<p>Arky Vaughn and Eddie Miller, 1939<p>Tony Cuccinello and Wally Berger, …Boston
Fenway Park, Boston, MA, October, 12, 1914 – More than 35,000 see Miracle Braves battle Philadelphia A's in Game 3 of 1914 World Series | "Baseball Comes Alive!"
In Game Three of the 1914 World Series a packed house of 35,520 is on hand to see the Miracle Braves continue their improbable championship march …Major League Baseball
Yankee Stadium, Bronx, NY, May 3, 1936 – Yankees phenom Joe DiMaggio in his first at-bat in the Major Leagues | "Baseball Comes Alive!"
<b>But not everything was peaches n’ cream for the Yankees, reliable ace Lefty Gomez was sent to an early shower in the fourth inning after giving up</b> …Yankee Stadium
Shoeless Joe Jackson, Chicago White Sox, 1920 – His finest year might have been his last one before lifelong suspension | "Baseball Comes Alive!"
<b>This wonderful colorization by Don Stokes is from a photo taken in Shoeless Joe’s last year as a major leaguer- and arguably his finest before he</b> …Baseball
Giants 1913 starting lineup: Fred Snodgrass, Tillie Shafer, George Burns, Larry Doyle, Red Murray, Fred Merkle, Buck Herzog, Chief Meyers<p>Fans watch …Advertising
Action from the 1917 World Series<p>1917 World Series Eddie Collins and Buck Herzog<p>Action from the 1917 World Series. Bill Rariden hits into a double …Chicago White Sox
Sportsman Park, St Louis, MO, September 19, 1939 – Dodgers skipper Leo Durocher argues with umpire after being ejected | "Baseball Comes Alive!"
<b>In the game Durocher, already in prime form with the umpires in his first year as a Major League manager, was ejected by Magerkurth for his constant</b> …Baseball
Fenway Park, Boston, MA, July 25, 1938 – Red Sox slugger Jimmie Foxx hits 27th home run of year in 4-0 win over Indians | "Baseball Comes Alive!"
<b>In the second game of the doubleheader the Indians would salvage a split as Tribe pitcher Mel Harder would throw a complete game in shutting out the</b> …Boston Red Sox
Cleveland Municipal Stadium, October 10, 1948 – Satchel Paige comes in relief in his only World Series appearance and puts out the fire for the Indians | "Baseball Comes Alive!"
<b>I’ve been aware of this stat line for some years now and wondered if Paige, who pitched splendidly during the 1948 season (6-1, 2.48 ERA and giving</b> …Major League Baseball
George Wood (1880-1892) – Outfielder with a rifle arm and played in first perfect game in MLB history (6/12/1880) | "Baseball Comes Alive!"
<b>“Dandy” Wood, as he was known in some circles, played for six teams in his 13 year career as an outfielder known to have a rifle arm, in 1879 he</b> …Baseball
The ever-enterprising Lynn Lashbrook has an intriguing plan for luring Major League Baseball to Portland: he’s pitching the idea of building an …Pacific Coast League