Baseball Visual

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

Luis Aparicio used to guard White Sox belongings during BP

I didn't realize Candlestick Park had so much parking.

Big and small: Frank Howard holds on Bobby Murcer #stirrups

This is cool (zoom in). #Twins h/t @BallparkHunter

Today In 1926: "Babe Ruth Catches Ball From Airplane; Seventh Attempt Gives Him World's Record" #history #baseball

Tommie Agee braces himself after one of his spectacular catches in 1969 Orioles-Mets WS at Shea Stadium.#Mets #LGM

A Shea Stadium cake for Yogi...delicious & tremendous!

"Slide, Kelly, Slide" painting by artist Frank O Small showing Michael "King" Kelly sliding into second base ca 1883

One of my favorite items from the @baseballhall exhibit at #FanFest: Ty Cobb's Detroit sweater. (Attn: @The_Ty_Cobb)

Huntington Avenue Grounds, Boston 1911 - Home to Red Sox, in background you can see South End Grounds home to Braves

Yankee Stadium, Bronx, NY, October 1, 1961 – Roger Maris takes curtain call after breaking Ruth’s home run record

Roger Maris takes a curtain call after hitting his historic 61st home run breaking Babe Ruth’s single-season record of 60 home runs in 1927. Maris …

New York City

Satchel Paige and Bill Veeck, 1948.

Ebbets Field, Brooklyn, NY, May 4, 1933 – Honus Wagner Day for a beloved legend

On Honus Wagner Day the Flying Dutchman tips his hat in appreciation as the Brooklyn crowd reciprocates. The Dodgers held a special day for the now …


#OTD in 1960 the National League voted to expand to 10 teams, which later became the Mets and Colt .45s.

1952 photo of Wrigley Field, Los Angeles, home of the (minor league) Pacific Coast League Los Angeles Angels.

Today in 1941 Joe DiMaggio's failure to extend his streak to 57 cost him $10,000. He had a deal in place with Heinz.

Andy Coakley Field, Manhattan, NY, May 17, 1939 – Princeton at Columbia, first sporting event broadcast on TV

Last week we brought you the first ever televised MLB game that took place at Ebbets Field in Brooklyn. Well, today we bring you the first ever …


Judy Garland at Indians home opener, Municipal Stadium, 5/21/1939. She had just finished The Wizard of Oz. (ClPr)

#MrPadre ⭐️👏🏼 #ASG

Griffith Stadium, Washington DC, 7/10/56 - Willie Mays homers in 1956 All-Star game off Whitey Ford. NL gets 7-3 win

County Stadium, Milwaukee, 7/12/55 - In 1955 All-Star game, Willie Mays robs Ted Williams of 2-run HR #AllStarGame

Stephen Strasburg's Father-Son Bond with Tony Gwynn Made Him an MLB Star

SAN DIEGO — The Master looked out at The Pupil. It was autumn, 2006, the first days of fall practice, and the incoming freshman class was finding its way, as ever, maturity not always matching exuberance. So there was work to be done. A lot of work.<p>What The Master saw as he scanned the horizon and …

Hall of Fame

1966 #MLB All-Star Game at newly opened Busch Stadium 50 years ago. NL wins 2-1 in 10. Maury Wills drives in winner.

Tickets to 1978 #ASG for my parents set me back $10 apiece. I was in the stands that night selling sodas.

Cleveland Municipal Stadium hosting the 1954 MLB All Star game.

The stuff of legends: In 1957, Cincinnati fans stacked the All-Star team too

It's <i>deja coup</i> all over again.<p>The digital takeover of the 2015 American League All-Star team by Kansas City fans is not so unprecedented after all. …


Baseball History in 1970: One for the Brooks

1970 One for the Brooks<p>In a preview of the decade to come, the Cincinnati Reds and Baltimore Orioles dominate and square off in the World …

Sports History

1943 All-Star Game Winner Lineup Roster Program History Stats Box Scores

1943 All-Star Game-Box Score<p>National League 3, American League 5<p>National League<p>American League<p>Player<p>ab<p>r<p>h<p>rbi<p>Player<p>ab<p>r<p>h<p>rbi<p>Stan Hack 3b<p>5<p>1<p>3<p>0<p>George Case rf<p>…

MLB All-Star Game: Players with the Most All-Star Selections

Willie Mays and Hank Aaron (and Stan Musial) Have the Most All-Star Selections with 24 (

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