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SI Photo Blog

Your link to sports history, one photo at a time. Curated by Andy Gray & Dave Kaye.

Bill's Ty Cobb Photos

Dedicated to the preservation of historical baseball photos.

Rare Photos of Lou Gehrig

On July 4, 1939, the New York Yankees held Lou Gehrig Day at Yankee Stadium. The Hall of Famer was suffering from amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, which had forced him to retire two months earlier. In honor of the 76th anniversary of his famed "luckiest man" speech, we present some rare photos of Lou Gehrig.

The Called Shot

Debunking the legend of Babe Ruth’s “Called Shot” in the 1932 Chicago World Series.

Tom's Old Days on Twitter

““Old Days”Yogi Berra disagrees with the Home Plate Umpire in an early 50's Indians-Yankees game at Yankee Stadium.#MLB #Yankees #indians #cleveland #nyc #1950s”

The New York Times Store

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Baseball's Most Lopsided Trades - The Dodgers Steal Billy Herman From the Cubs...and Win the 1941 Pennant! - Baseball History Comes Alive!

“I was able to tell Dodger GM Larry MacPhail we had a hell of a ball club there. But we could win the whole thing with one other player.” “And who was that?” MacPhail wanted to know. “Billy Herman,” I said in no uncertain terms...

MLB All-Star Game: The All-Time Chicago Cubs All-Star Team

The 2011 MLB All-Star Game rosters are set. For the third straight seasons the Cubs are left with just one player—shortstop Starlin Castro—representing the team this season...