Monthly Archives: October 2014

Baseball And The Saturday Evening Post April 26, 1930

“Home Run” by Eugene Iverd 4/26/1930 This is the 3rd Saturday Evening Post baseball themed cover for Eugene Iverd. He was featured on  Oct. 1, 1927, and April 17, 1926, both of which are far superior efforts by Iverd. He … Continue reading

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1915 World Series Revisited Phillies vs Red Sox Game #4

10/12/1915 @ Braves Field George Chalmers vs Ernie Shore Ruth And Gardner Lead Red Sox To Victory Larry Gardner played on 4 World Championship teams. 3 with the Red Sox and 1 with the Indians. Neither starter made it through … Continue reading

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1915 World Series Revisited Phillies vs Red Sox Game #3

10/11/1915 @Braves Field Pete Alexander vs Dutch Leonard Phillies Rally Late To Edge Red Sox  Dave “Beauty” Bancroft was elected to the Hall of Fame in 1971 Red Sox starter Dutch Leonard took a 5 hitter and a 3-1 lead … Continue reading

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1915 World Series Revisited Phillies vs Red Sox Game #2

10/9/1915 @ Baker Bowl Rube Foster vs Erskine Mayer Red Sox Bomb Mayer Early For Game 2 Victory Babe Ruth won his 94th and final game pitching for the Yankees when he was 38 years old.   Phillies’ starter Erskine … Continue reading

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1915 World Series Revisited Phillies vs Red Sox Game #1

10/8/1915 @ Baker Bowl Pete Alexander vs Ernie Shore Alexander Goes The Distance As Phillies Take Game 1 Woodrow Wilson threw out the 1st pitch in game 1 of the 1915 World Series. Pete Alexander took a 5 hit shutout … Continue reading

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1915 World Series Revisited Philadelphia Phillies vs Boston Red Sox

The 1915 Philadelphia Phillies led by Manager Pat Moran make their 1st World Series appearance.(They would not make it back to the Fall Classic until 1950). Their 90-62 record put them 7 games up on the 2nd place Boston Braves. … Continue reading

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Baseball And The Saturday Evening Post-September 7, 1929

  “Pop up Fly” by Harrison McCreary 9/7/1929 Harrison McCreary had just 2 cover illustrations for The Saturday Evening Post. One of them was football themed, and the other was this wonderful baseball themed illustration. Every 10 year old boy, … Continue reading

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1914 World Series Revisited Philadelphia A’s vs Boston Braves Game #6

10/16/1914 @ Shibe Park Bill James vs Eddie Plank Braves Win Championship As James Shuts Down A’s Prior to 1914, players on the winning World Series teams received watches, or pins, or a hearty handshake to commemorate their Championship. The … Continue reading

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1914 World Series Revisited Philadelphia A’s vs Boston Braves Game #5

10/14/1914 @ Fenway Park Chief Bender vs Bill James Walsh And Barry Lead A’s To Victory Jimmy Walsh was a member of the 1916 World Champion Boston Red Sox. With the score tied at 2-2 with 2 outs and a … Continue reading

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