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A Close Play At The Plate In Game 3 Of The 1951 World Series

Alvin Dark Slides In Safely As Yogi Berra Drops The Ball And The Yankees Fall Apart NEW YORK: ERROR FOR BERRA – Giant Alvin Dark is safe at the plate as Yogi Berra drops the ball trying to tag him. … Continue reading

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Jack Harshman, New York Giants…Slugger?

Pick A Bat, Any Bat Jack Harshman first came up to the major leagues with the New York Giants for five games in 1948 at the age of 20, with a reputation as a slugging first baseman. In 1949 he … Continue reading

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When Ballplayers Spent Time With The Fans

Bobby Thomson and A Young Fan Sure it’s just a posed publicity photo, but there was a time when ballplayers actually did interact with fans.  At the New York Giants’ spring training home in Phoenix, Arizona,  Bobby Thomson demonstrates to … Continue reading

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Jackie Robinson Packs Up And Retires

A Classy Man Calls It A Career – January 7, 1957 55 Years Later- Remembering The December 13, 1956 Trade That Shocked New York In this January 7, 1957 photograph Jackie Robinson packs up the contents of his locker from … Continue reading

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The Agony of Defeat

The Day After The Yankees Were Swept in a Late Season Doubleheader – 1954 The day of September 13, 1954 was not a happy one for Yankees fans as can be seen in the photo above. Reality sank in for … Continue reading

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Vintage Photos – Stealing Home

or Jackie Robinson Makes Stealing Home Look Easy One of the most famous film highlights of a baseball game is from September 28, Game 1 of the 1955 World Series where the Brooklyn Dodgers star Jackie Robinson stole home against … Continue reading

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