Posts Tagged ‘Major League Baseball’

I’m not a Yankees fan by any stretch of the imagination, but LIFE Magazine dug up some amazing previously unpublished color photos of Babe Ruth, taken a few months before his death in 1948. Check them out.

Update: Worth noting is the fact that today is the 65th anniversary of Babe Ruth’s death, hence the reason LIFE is publishing these photos.

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Anybody who’s ever been to a Washington Nationals home game is familiar with the race of the presidents that takes place at some point during each game. Nats fans are also familiar with Teddy Roosevelt usually losing the race because of some calamity or other, a situation not unlike Charlie Brown and the football.  The last time I went to a Nats game, it was a Sharknado that body blocked the other four presidents, which effectively gave the race to Abe Lincoln.

Well, here’s a new one, courtesy of the Nationals’ Tumblr blog:

And if you haven’t seen David Ortiz’s meltdown from a few nights ago, you absolutely must: