Tag Archives: baseball

Classic Covers: Baseball

From luminaries like Stan the Man and Yogi Berra, to kids playing sandlot ball, The Saturday Evening Post knew no equal when it came to great baseball covers. ... More

A True Tough Guy

The Post catches up with baseball legend Bob Cerv, the pitch-hitter who stepped up to the plate after having his jaw wired shut. ... More

The Homely Hero

Everybody knows the Babe. The great Bambino comes up whenever fans discuss the baseball greats. Ruth was a natural—truly comfortable fielding, pitching, and (especially) hitting. His records are well-known, but his over-sized personality has been flattened over the decades. The quick glimpses we get of him today present an overweight, ungainly, crude yokel, extremely fond of beer, hot dogs, parties, and female companionship. The picture doesn’t do him justice. ... More

Playing Dirty

Before the days of performance-enhancing drugs, crafty pitchers were engaging in this less sophisticated form of cheating. ... More