Photo Album: 16 Totally Awkward Historical Baseball Cards

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Yer Out!

Credit: courtesy New York Public Library
In the late 1880s, Philadelphia's baseball players posed for a series of photographs. Without the advantages of high-speed cameras to take action shots,…Read More »

the results were a little... awkward. Here, Philadelphia Athletics third baseman Denny Lyons mimes tagging out Philadelphia Quakers player Charlie Bastian.   Less «
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