Old Time Baseball Photos

The Boston Public Library is digitizing and uploaded over 36,000 photos by Leslie Jones, who worked for the Boston-Herald Traveler from 1917-1956. Check out a few from the Golden Era of Baseball.
Old Time Baseball Photos
Courtesy of the Boston Public Library, Leslie Jones Collection.
The Boston Public Library is digitizing and uploaded over 36,000 photos by Leslie Jones, who worked for the Boston-Herald Traveler from 1917-1956. Check out a few from the Golden Era of Baseball.
Boston Red Sox Ted Williams crossing home plate and shaking hands with the batboy after hitting a home run against the New York Yankees at Fenway Park in 1939.
Ted Touches Home
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Boston Red Sox Ted Williams crossing home plate and shaking hands with the batboy after hitting a home run against the New York Yankees at Fenway Park in 1939.
Boston Red Sox Ted Williams in the whirlpool in the clubhouse at Fenway Park.
Ted In Whirlpool
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Boston Red Sox Ted Williams in the whirlpool in the clubhouse at Fenway Park.
Boston Red Sox Ted Williams getting attention on his left shoulder from the team trainer in the clubhouse at Fenway Park.
Ted's Shoulder
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Boston Red Sox Ted Williams getting attention on his left shoulder from the team trainer in the clubhouse at Fenway Park.
Boston Red Sox Ted Williams peering through a motion picture camera.
Ted With Camera
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Boston Red Sox Ted Williams peering through a motion picture camera.
Fight on field at Fenway, unknown Detroit Tiger (#?7) attempts to assist George Vico (#5), who is restrained by Boston Red Sox pitcher Jack Kramer (#18), while Johnny Pesky runs in from third base. The original dispute was between Red Sox catcher, Birdie Tebbetts (obscured) and Vico.
Fight At Fenway
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Fight on field at Fenway, unknown Detroit Tiger (#?7) attempts to assist George Vico (#5), who is restrained by Boston Red Sox pitcher Jack Kramer (#18), while Johnny Pesky runs in from third base. The original dispute was between Red Sox catcher, Birdie Tebbetts (obscured) and Vico.
(l to r:) New York Yankee Ben Chapman, Boston Red Sox Al Schacht and Billy Werber. Baseball clown Al Schacht appears to be stealing a base.
Fooling Around
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(l to r:) New York Yankee Ben Chapman, Boston Red Sox Al Schacht and Billy Werber. Baseball clown Al Schacht appears to be stealing a base.
An unknown Chicago Cub (#33) slides toward home plate in front of unknown Boston Brave catcher (#1?) and unknown umpire and two unknown Cubs players at Braves Field.
Cubs Slide Home
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An unknown Chicago Cub (#33) slides toward home plate in front of unknown Boston Brave catcher (#1?) and unknown umpire and two unknown Cubs players at Braves Field.
Boston Red Sox shortstop/manager Joe Cronin having his eye attended to by team trainer Roland Logan.
Cronin "Something In My Eye"
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Boston Red Sox shortstop/manager Joe Cronin having his eye attended to by team trainer Roland Logan.
An unknown Boston Red Sox base runner slides into third base as New York Yankee Joe Dugan applies the tag as unknown umpire looks on at Fenway Park.
Close Play At Third
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An unknown Boston Red Sox base runner slides into third base as New York Yankee Joe Dugan applies the tag as unknown umpire looks on at Fenway Park.
New York Yankees batter Babe Ruth hits the deck in front of Boston Red Sox catcher Rick Ferrell (#7) after a close pitch by unseen Boston Red Sox pitcher at Fenway Park in 1934.
Chin Music For the Babe
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New York Yankees batter Babe Ruth hits the deck in front of Boston Red Sox catcher Rick Ferrell (#7) after a close pitch by unseen Boston Red Sox pitcher at Fenway Park in 1934.
An unknown Boston Red Sox base runner is tagged out by New York Yankee catcher at the plate while unknown umpire and Jimmie Foxx looks on at Fenway Park.
Bill Dickey Tags Out Runner At Home
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An unknown Boston Red Sox base runner is tagged out by New York Yankee catcher at the plate while unknown umpire and Jimmie Foxx looks on at Fenway Park.
(l to r:) Boston Red Sox Dusty Cooke, Doc Farrell, and Gordon Rhodes, Boston Brave Babe Ruth, Boston Red Sox Hank Johnson, George Pipgras, and Bill Werber. This is a picture of Ruth with former Yankee teammates who are now on the Red Sox at the annual City Series pre-season exhibition game at Braves Field.
Babe The Brave
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(l to r:) Boston Red Sox Dusty Cooke, Doc Farrell, and Gordon Rhodes, Boston Brave Babe Ruth, Boston Red Sox Hank Johnson, George Pipgras, and Bill Werber. This is a picture of Ruth with former Yankee teammates who are now on the Red Sox at the annual City Series pre-season exhibition game at Braves Field.
New York Yankee Babe Ruth talks to four young boys near the dugout at Fenway Park.
Babe With Youngsters
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New York Yankee Babe Ruth talks to four young boys near the dugout at Fenway Park.
New York Yankee Babe Ruth is carried off the field by unknown Yankees trainer (far left) and several Yankees teammates at Fenway Park.
Babe Carried Off
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New York Yankee Babe Ruth is carried off the field by unknown Yankees trainer (far left) and several Yankees teammates at Fenway Park.
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