Tag Archives: The Saturday Evening Post

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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Baseball And the Saturday Evening Post-May 28, 1932

“Baseball Batter” By J.F. Kernan 5/28/1932 Joseph Francis Kernan  was born in Brookline MA. in 1878. He was an avid outdoorsman, and even played professional baseball in his youth. His illustrations were primarily centered around outdoor sport, such as fishing … Continue reading

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Baseball And The Saturday Evening Post August 30,1930

“Arguing The Call” By Alan Foster 8/30/1930 This is the 4th baseball themed cover by Alan Foster, and I think he’s captured a moment that every Little League player, and sandlot player has experienced more than once. Whether playing in … 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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baseball And The Saturday Evening Post June 1, 1929

“Dad at Bat” by Alan Foster 6/1/1929   This is the 3rd baseball illustration by Alan Foster, a vast improvement over his last effort.  Dad has an incredibly wide stance, a la Jeff Bagwell, and he looks overjoyed at the … Continue reading

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Baseball And The Saturday Evening Post Sept. 29, 1928

“Safe at the Plate”, by Alan Foster After raving about Alan Foster’s previous baseball illustration, we get this turkey. I question whether Foster has ever seen a baseball game. No self-respecting home plate umpire would ever use just 1 hand … Continue reading

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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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Baseball And The Saturday Evening Post April 17, 1926

“Boy’s Baseball Team” by Eugene Iverd April 17, 1926 Eugene Iverd is a pseudonym for George Ericson. He was born in St. Paul Minnesota in January of 1893. He contributed 29 covers for The Saturday Evening Post between 1926 and … Continue reading

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Baseball And The Saturday Evening Post May 9, 1925

“Daydreams of Baseball” by Robert Robinson May 9, 1925 This is the 5th baseball themed cover for Robert Robinson and his 1st since April 13, 1912.  Not a fan of this illustration. I like the concept. What boy hasn’t dreamt … Continue reading

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