Baseball Visual

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

“Guaranteed Rate Park”?? You’ve Got To Be Kidding!

<b>Comiskey Park Photo Gallery<br>Click on any image below to see photos in full size and to start Comiskey Park Photo Gallery:</b><p>Opening Day at Comiskey Park, …

Babe Ruth

Those days at Crosley Field, pre-graphics, when the camera had to capture the score.

Mickey Mantle talks with Tom Greenwade,the scout who signed him,before early 50's Exhibition game.#Yankees #HOF #mlb

Ty Cobb bunting, while wearing sunglasses & a tremendous Tigers sweater.

Braves Field, Boston, MA, June 17, 1948 – Cubs Gene Mauch slides home safely in game against Braves

And that was the kind of year it was for the 1948 Boston Braves, they would stun many by winning their first National League pennant since 1914, the …

1990 All Star Game: Andre Dawson, Ken Griffey Jr & Barry Bonds. 1,830 career HRs in this photo.

Pirates fans during the 1960 World Series.

Griffith Stadium before the 1956 All Star Game.

Burris Jenkins editorial cartoon depicting Brooklyn Dodgers taking a stand against racial bigotry, published 3/23/53

The Great Lefty Grove “Loses It” 85 Years Ago Today!

<b>Lefty Grove Photo Gallery<br>Click on any image below to see photos in full size and to start Lefty Grove Photo Gallery:</b><p>Lefty early in his career with …

@nlbmprez Satchel 8/23/1959

Cleveland Municipal Stadium, Cleveland, OH, June 23, 1940 – Ted Williams knocked out in outfield collision

Red Sox great Ted Williams is attended to after getting knocked out colliding with teammate Doc Cramer in the 8th inning of the first game of a …

Ted Williams

“Damn #Yankees Again - Sparky Lyle & Little Spark” (Sports Illustrated - August 21, 1972) #Puppy #Dog #NYC #MLB

1973 NLCS: Pete Rose & Buddy Harrelson fight it out.

Old Cannonball Titcomb was born on this day in 1886. Completed 61 of 62 career starts. Threw a no hitter in 1890.

1961 Cincinnati #Reds Helmet Rack ~ They're hand painted & the "C" is rounder than the typical logo #MLB @UniWatch

Funky bday to Carl Yastrzemski — Hall of Famer, @RedSox legend, and a firm believer in "Kielbasa Power".

1886 - Possibly 1st photo of public figure using middle finger, Old Hoss Radbourn flips off rival NY Giant

Jackie Robinson in Cuba, 1947

JAckie Robinson in Havana, Cuba, 1947<p>Larry Doby and Jackie Robinson, 1953. That’s a young Ernie Banks sitting on the dugout steps.<p>Great pic of Jackie …

Jackie Robinson

AT&T Park (originally Pac Bell Park) construction site, 1998. #SFGiants

Baseball Players and Their Furry Friends!

Animal lover Tony Larussa with some of his pets<p>Babe Ruth on a cow!<p>Dogs made the team photo even in the 1900’s!<p>Cleveland Naps with the most famous …


Today In 1961: Satchel Paige, Roy Campanella & Althea Gibson Chat At Yankee Stadium (Negro League All-Star Game)

#OTD 1921: Ty Cobb becomes the youngest player to record 3,000 hits, in a 10-0 win against Boston, at 34 years old.

Can you imagine what it'd be like to walk with Sparky through an empty Tiger Stadium...listening to his stories!

The Giants spent their first couple of yrs in SF at Seals Stadium. The owner's office looked down the line in right.

1913 WS Game 3: Wally Schang hits a HR at the Polo Grounds, is that a strip of grass leading to mound @thorn_john?

1971 World Series: The Orioles relievers & the bullpen car celebrate a HR.

“Henry Aaron Whips Atlanta Into Its First Pennant Drive” (Sports Illustrated - August 18, 1969) #MLB #Braves

Rare night game shot from #Braves Field in Boston (first night game, May 11, 1946).