UPI Photo via Mears
Dock Ellis, 1971
UPI Photo via sbxxixxv
If you have a chance to accomplish something that will make things better for people coming behind you, and you don’t do that, you are wasting your time on this earth.
Dave Parker, Pittsburgh Pirates.
There ain’t much to being a ball player, if you’re a ball player.
Dave Parker, 1978
Photo by George Gojkovich/Sporting News via Mears
Forbes Field, 1912
via Classon Ave.
Used to have this one.
Honus Wagner and friends, ca. 1940s
Acme Newspictures via Hyee Auctions and strike-two
undershirt science of yore
When Baseball Players Were Tough…
In 1978 the Pittsburgh Pirates’ Dave Parker donned a goalie mask after fracturing his jaw and cheekbone in a collision.
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