Baseball Visual

By John Lackey | Pictorial tales and narratives from within and around this great game.

Another Edition of: “Baseball’s Forgotten Stars!” – Pistol Pete Reiser | "Baseball Comes Alive!"

<b>“Pistol Pete” Reiser Photo Gallery<br>Click on any image below to see photos in full size and to start Photo Gallery:</b><p>Pete Reiser<p>Pete Reiser<p>Pete Reiser …

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Crosley Field, Cincinnati, OH, June 9, 1962 – Reds Frank Robinson steals home in 5-1 win over the Philadelphia Phillies

Edwards would later add a pair of insurance run with a two-run double that stretched a then 3-1 Reds lead to a four-run advantage. Reds righty Bob …

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The stories behind 10 of the strangest forgotten nicknames in baseball history

Just found an old @Padres scorecard from 1993. It's a mess, but check out @Marlins reliever @THoffman51 getting the save.

July 10, 1984 - San Diego #Padres Steve Garvey applies tag as Detroit #Tigers Chet Lemon is picked off during All-Star Game @SteveGarvey6

Braves Field, Boston, MA 1933 – Leslie Jones wonderful aerial photo of a classic Beantown ballpark, home to Braves (1915-1952)

Here is a wonderful Leslie Jones aerial photograph of Braves Field, While it’s not a well remembered ballpark, it was a large and important part of …

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¡Viva baseball! - Puerto Rico

Nicknamed the "Panic Squad" for the fear they instilled in their opponents, the 1954-55 Santurce Cangrejeros (Crabbers) were anchored by outfielders …

Latin America

Women from Cuba played in the All-American Girls Baseball League

A collage of six Cuban players who were members of the <b>All-American Girls Baseball League</b>.<p>Clockwise from top left with seasons in the league in …

Armed rebels a common sight at Gran Stadium after Castro came to power

After Fidel Castro rose to power in Cuba on <b>Jan. 1, 1959</b>, gun-wielding rebels became an all-too-common sight at El Gran Stadium of Havana, as this …

eBay: Winter Baseball

This vintage press photo is dated April 15, 1950 is on eBay and features Carl Furillo taking a swing at a snowball as Roy Campanella mans his …

Cobbers Baseball Team Gives A Whole New Meaning To Winter Ball

The artificial turf baseball infield at Jake Christiansen athletic complex is already paying off for the Concordia baseball program. The team was …

We’re Contacted by a Descendant of Hall-of-Famer, Earl Averill!

<b>The Baseball Father and Son Earl and Earl D. Averill Photo Gallery<br>Click on any image below to see photos in full size and to start Photo …

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Tigers Stadium, Detroit, MI, September 17, 1961 – An angry Mickey Mantle has words for Tigers ace Jim Bunning

Mickey Mantle is not happy with a pitch too close for comfort delivered by the Tiger’s Jim Bunning in the top of the 3rd inning of a Sunday afternoon …

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Little Prince Fielder with #Tigers hat, #Giants shirt, and #Cubs Zubaz plays catch at the SkyDome/aka Rogers Centre. https://t.co/LWYnfwsQv8

We’re Half Way to “Pitchers and Catchers Report…”

<b>“Baseball and Kids” Photo Gallery<br>Click on any image below to see photos in full size and to start Photo Gallery:</b><p>The Babe with kids<p>Roberto Clement …

Kids

Cubs HOFer Ernie Banks gets ready for a 1963 game vs Mets at the Polo Grounds.#Cubs #chicago #Mets #lgm #nyc https://t.co/vr07dLOQ7Y

Dartmouth College, Hanover NH, 1882 – Dartmouth College baseball action takes place on unorthodox ball field

Here is a wonderful photo of a game played between Dartmouth College and a unknown opponent. You can see the layout of the ball field is unique as …

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Goodbye, Jerry Coleman.

<i>Following Jerry Coleman’s death back in January of 2014, I posted this on 90 Feet of Perfection. Today marks 3 years since The Colonel passed away,</i> …

1981 #Astros scouting report, Tony Gwynn - "Some problem adjusting to offspeed, restricted to IF, could be good hitter some day @Padres

Bowl Games

My friend Andy Strasberg is working on an interesting project he's titled "Fantography." His idea is to collect photos taken by fans that reflect …

Roberto Clemente, Willie Mays & Hank Aaron (1961 MLB All-Star Game) A baseball manager's dream outfield! ~ RIP Roberto

Our Annual Tribute to Roberto Clemente!

Frank Robinsonwith Roberto Clemente<p>A 1960 World Series ticket in mint condition from the great collection of Chris Williamson.<p>Roberto with Willie Mays<p>…

Spring training 1937 - Lou Gehrig watches his future successor Babe Dahlgren around the bag. #Yankees https://t.co/HD5icJk18F

Here's the story behind this photo postcard that recently sold for $2200. Hall of Famer Joe McGinnity is in the back row, third from right.

Banner Day at Shea Stadium in 1969. #Mets https://t.co/VSoixLZdiw

Duke Snider playing a ball off the RF wall at Ebbets Field. https://t.co/QcsTKh3VoG

Gregg Jefferies get crunched in this brawl https://t.co/ESwhfoXSuX

Nicknames on the back of a jersey are fun. #campy https://t.co/5jwpUvzRzh

Sandy Alomar Sr. looking to get to home in a game against the #Tigers in 1968 #ComiskeyMemories #Chicago #WhiteSox https://t.co/nqQqWxo77D