Monthly Archives: July 2013

Brookline High School Baseball Is For The Birds

        Photo from the Boston Public Library Brookline High School is located in Brookline Massachusetts and was founded in 1843. Several famous alumni are Michael Dukakis(Class of 51), Mike Wallace(Class of 35), and Conan O’Brien(Class of 81) … Continue reading

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Johnny Rizzo-Ballplayer or Shark

This is 25 year old Pittsburg Pirate rookie Johnny Rizzo. It’s 1938 and he’s at the top of his baseball world, finally playing in the Major leagues after languishing in the St. Louis Cardinals’ Minor League system for 5 seasons. … Continue reading

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Willie Mays- Cowboy

  Not really sure what to make of this photo. It’s spring training in Phoenix, Arizona, and it’s 1952. A 20 year old Willie Mays is preparing for his 2nd  season in the big leagues by doing a little pickin’ … Continue reading

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One For The Hall- Doc Crandall

James Otis Crandall Born: 1/8/1887 Wadena, Indiana Died: 8/17/1951 Bell, Ca.   Doc Crandall played 10 seasons in the Major Leagues, primarily with the NY Giants. He compiled a 102-62 record, with his only 20 win season coming with the … Continue reading

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