Baseball Visions of the Roaring Twenties: A Fan's by Photographs by George E. Outland, Text by John W. Outland

By Photographs by George E. Outland, Text by John W. Outland

From 1921 via 1930, the younger George E. Outland, who could cross directly to be a professor and usa Congressman, documented his love for baseball by means of arriving early at significant league and Pacific Coast League ballgames armed along with his digital camera and an album of his personal photos. He used his photos to achieve entry to a couple of the best gamers and ballparks of his period, and his matters integrated such legends as Walter Johnson, Paul Waner, Sam Crawford, Babe Ruth, and plenty of extra. accumulated listed here are greater than four hundred of Outland's pictures from the twenties, besides the tales of the ballplayers and ballparks depicted. The booklet additionally summarizes Outland's homerun log, a list of the 1,503 homers that he witnessed at sixty six various ballparks from 1922 to 1974.

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Getting Started, 1921–1923 21 12. Fred “Fritz” Mollwitz: A slick-fielding first baseman, the German-born Mollwitz was one of the Senators’ more consistent players during the early 1920s. He had arrived in Sacramento in 1920 with seven years of journeyman major league experience. 1 22 Baseball Visions of the Roaring Twenties 13. Earl McNeely: Posing in nearly the identical spot as Mollwitz, outfielder Earl McNeely was just beginning his promising career in 1922. 272 over eight years in basically a backup role.

Getting Started, 1921–1923 27 18. Marty (“Patsy”) McGaffigan: A leading base stealer and Sacramento’s regular second baseman from 1919 through 1922, McGaffigan had come down from the Philadelphia Phillies where he had limited playing time during 1917 and 1918. The Senators traded him to Oakland at the end of the 1922 season. 28 Baseball Visions of the Roaring Twenties 19. Paul Fittery: Fittery was a workhorse pitcher in the Coast League for eight years, the last four of which (1920–23) were spent with Sacramento where he went 75–75.

03 ERA) were among the team leaders. 308 average but had only 120 at-bats. 1. Getting Started, 1921–1923 37 27. 300 hitter, spread about equally between the major leagues (989 at-bats) and the Coast League (1017 at-bats). 343 season. Kenworthy was reinstated in 1924. 38 Baseball Visions of the Roaring Twenties 28. Jim Poole: He was a long-time minor leaguer who collected more than 3000 hits, 977 of which came during his four years with Portland between 1921 and 1924. 294 in 112 games in 1926. After 38 games in 1927, however, it was back to the minors for the rest of his career.

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