Monthly Archives: January 2015

1923 World Series Revisited Giants vs Yankees

  GAME #1 Wally Pipp led the AL with a career high 12 home runs in 1916. Wally Pipp’s 3 run home run in the 1st set the stage for a Yankee rout. 19 hits, and 12 runs, combined with … Continue reading

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1923 World Series Revisited Yankees vs Giants

This is the 3rd straight World Series Revisited meeting between the Giants and the Yankees. They have split the 1st 2, so this one is for bragging rights. In 1923 The NY Giants won the NL Pennant with a 95-58 … Continue reading

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Freddie Fitzsimmons Not Fat But Phat

  Freddie Fitzsimmons pitched 19 seasons in the National League, 13 with the Giants and 7 with the Dodgers. He was affectionately called Fat Freddie, but if this were the 1990’s and I wasn’t 15 years late to the hip … Continue reading

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Baseball And The Saturday Evening Post-October 10, 1932

“Shadow Batter” by John E. Sheridan 10/8/1932 John E. Sheridan was born in 1880 and died on 7/3/1948 in New York. He had 13 covers featured on The Saturday Evening Post. This is his only baseball themed cover. We’ve all … Continue reading

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1922 World Series Revisited NY Yankees vs NY Giants

  GAME #1 Ross Youngs was just 30 years old when he died of Brights disease. The Yankees and Bullet Joe Bush took a 1-0 lead into the last of the 9th. Ross Youngs flew out to start the inning, … Continue reading

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1922 World Series Revisited Ny Giants vs Ny Yankees

  A rematch of the 1921 World Series. The 93-61 Giants take on the 94-60 Yankees. The Giants have a team of .300 hitters, from top to bottom of their line up. Their team .305 average attests to that. Top … Continue reading

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1921 World Series Revisited NY Yankees vs NY Giants

GAME #1 Wally Pipp led the Yankees and the AL in home runs in 1916 and 1917. Wally Pipp drives in 3 with a home run and a double, while Carl Mays tosses the complete game 5 hitter to give … Continue reading

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1921 World Series Revisited NY Giants vs NY Yankees

The 94-59 NY Giants took on the 98-55 NY Yankees in a World Series that took place entirely in the Polo Grounds. (Yankee Stadium was still a couple of years away). This was the 5th World Series for the Giants, … Continue reading

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1920 World Series Revisited Indians vs Robins

  GAME #1 Stan Coveleski was born in Shamokin, PA. Just 50 miles SW of this humble blogger. With 2 outs and a runner on 1st, 5 singles and a walk led to a quick 5 runs for the Indians … Continue reading

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