Tag Archives: Babe Ruth

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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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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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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1918 World Series Revisited Cubs vs Red Sox Games 3, 4, 5 & 6

  GAME #3 Cubs Kick Away Win With 6 Errors Charlie Deal led  NL 3rd baseman in fielding for 3 straight seasons.(1919-1921) Les Mann did everything he could do to secure a Cub victory, he connected on a 3 run … Continue reading

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1918 World Series Revisited Red Sox vs Cubs Games 1 & 2

GAME #1 Cubs Rally On Mann’s Big Hit Les Mann coached the Indiana Hoosiers men’s basketball team for 2 seasons. Heading into the last of the 8th the Cubs trailed 2-1 to with Babe Ruth on the mound. Their only … Continue reading

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1916 World Series Revisited Red Sox vs Robins-Games 5 & 6

10/12/1917 @Braves Field Jeff Pfeffer vs Ernie Shore Pfeffer Beats Shore In Classic Pitcher’s Dual Jeff Pfeffer’s career 2.77 ERA is 95th all-time. Leading off the 1st inning, Robins’ CFer Hy Meyers roped the 1st pitch he saw from Ernie … Continue reading

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1916 World Series Revisited Red Sox vs Robins Games 1&2

10/7/1916 @ Braves Field Ernie Shore vs Rube Marquard Red Sox Pound Robins To Take Game 1 Ernie Shore was traded to the Yankees in 1918 in a deal that included pitcher Slim Love. The Red Sox feasted on Robins … Continue reading

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1916 World Series Revisited Brooklyn Robins vs Boston Red Sox

1916 Brooklyn Robins(Yes, they are checkered uniforms. I wrote about them here.)   The 1916 Brooklyn Robins were led by Mgr. Wilbert Robinson. Their 94–60 record put them 2.5 up on the defending NL Champion Philadelphia Phillies. This was their … Continue reading

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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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