Monthly Archives: August 2014

Baseball And The Saturday Evening Post October 1, 1927

“Baseball Fans” by Eugene Iverd October 1, 1927 This is the 2nd baseball illustration by Iverd, and it might feature the same bunch of boys as his previous illustration. As someone who suffers from vertigo, agita, and bleeding hemorrhoids, I … Continue reading

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Baseball And The Saturday Evening Post May 28, 1927

“Safe On Base” by Alan Foster May 28, 1927 Alan Foster has a very similar style to Norman Rockwell, and it served him well as he contributed 30 covers to The Saturday Evening Post, from 1923-1933. Unfortunately I couldn’t find … Continue reading

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Cooperstown Bottom Feeders vs 1978 NY Yankees Game #5

Jesse Haines vs Ed Figueroa Bottom Feeders Rise To The Top To Take Series  George Kelly was 6’4” No wonder his pockets were so high. With 2 outs in the 1st Tommy McCarthy singled and scored on a Hack Wilson … Continue reading

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Cooperstown Bottom Feeders vs 1978 NY Yankees

Rube Marquard vs Ron Guidry Five Run 5th Too Much For Yankees At 18 years old, Freddie Lindstrom is the youngest player to ever play in a World Series.(1924) Once again the game started out well for the 78 Yankees. … Continue reading

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Cooperstown Bottom Feeders vs 1978 NY Yankees Game #3

Catfish Hunter vs Ted Lyons High Pockets Kelly Leads Feeder’s Frenzy High Pockets Kelly led the NL in home runs in 1921 with 23. Thurman Munson banged a long home run in the 1st off Ted Lyons, and an rbi … Continue reading

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Cooperstown Bottom Feeders vs 1978 NY Yankees Game #2

Jesse Haines vs Ed Figueroa Extra Innings Give Bottom Feeders A Victory    Hack Wilson was only 5’ 6” tall   The 1978 Yankees jumped on Jesse Haines for 5 runs in the 1st inning. Chris Chambliss smacked a 3 … Continue reading

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Bottom Feeders vs Yankees Game #1

Rube Marquard vs Ron Guidry@ Yankee Stadium Guidry K’s 9 In One Run Yankee Victory My personally autographed Ron Guidry ball. “To Kevin Ron Guidry 1989” With the score tied 2-2 in the last of the 8th, the Yankees had … Continue reading

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Cooperstown Bottom Feeders vs 1978 NY Yankees

Friend of this blog and editor of the fine Verdun2’s Blog, the enigmatic V, had a post recently talking about his trip to the Baseball Hall of Fame, and a discussion he had with his son, on which Hall of … Continue reading

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1912 World Series Game #6 Red Sox vs Giants

10/14/1912 @ Polo Grounds Buck O’Brien vs Rube Marquard Red Sox Win Championship As Giants Don’t Show Up Smoky Joe Wood died July 27, 1985. He was 95 years old and the last surviving player from the 1912 World Series. … Continue reading

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