Rare Photos of Lou Gehrig
On July 4, 1939, the New York Yankees held Lou Gehrig Day at Yankee Stadium. The Hall of Famer was suffering from amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, which had forced him to retire two months earlier. In honor of the 76th anniversary of his famed "luckiest man" speech, we present some rare photos of Lou Gehrig.
The Called Shot
Wrigley Field is beloved not just because it’s a beautiful place to see a baseball game, which it is, not because of its harmonious dimensions, which it has, not because of its context, its perfect neighborhood of stoops and taverns where men quote Bartman and Banks, nor because of its ivy, bare in spring, […]
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““Old Days”Yogi Berra disagrees with the Home Plate Umpire in an early 50's Indians-Yankees game at Yankee Stadium.#MLB #Yankees #indians #cleveland #nyc #1950s”
Baseball’s Most Lopsided Trades – The Dodgers Steal Billy Herman From the Cubs…and Win the 1941 Pennant! | Baseball History Comes Alive!
“I was able to tell Dodger GM Larry MacPhail we had a hell of a ball club there. But we could win the whole thing with one other player.” “And who was that?” MacPhail wanted to know. “Billy Herman,” I said in no uncertain terms...
MLB All-Star Game: The All-Time Chicago Cubs All-Star Team
The 2011 MLB All-Star Game rosters are set. For the third straight seasons the Cubs are left with just one player—shortstop Starlin Castro—representing the team this season...