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

ISBN-10: 0786441232

ISBN-13: 9780786441235

From 1921 via 1930, the younger George E. Outland, who may 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 together with his digital camera and an album of his personal pictures. He used his images to realize entry to a few of the best gamers and ballparks of his period, and his matters incorporated such legends as Walter Johnson, Paul Waner, Sam Crawford, Babe Ruth, and lots of extra. accumulated listed here are greater than four hundred of Outland's photos from the twenties, in addition to the tales of the ballplayers and ballparks depicted. The ebook additionally summarizes Outland's homerun log, a list of the 1,503 homers that he witnessed at sixty six assorted ballparks from 1922 to 1974.

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He had winning seasons each year. As a player, he had served as a utilityman for four major league teams between 1907 and 1916. Red was the older brother of “Raindeer Bill” Killefer with whom he shared a managerial rivalry during their later careers. 1. Getting Started, 1921–1923 49 39. Elmer Ponder: Hopes were high for Ponder, a World War I aviator, who came to the Angels after four years, 1917–21, in the National League. 62 ERA for Pittsburgh in 1920. An injured shoulder cut short his 1922 season, however, and he pitched only one more year for Los Angeles.

Kunz won 23 games for Oakland in 1924, his best single season. Overall his Coast League record was 109–128. 1. Getting Started, 1921–1923 35 26. 300 hitter in the minor leagues, outfielder Pete Compton had five productive years in the Coast League between 1919 and 1923. He split the 1922 season between Sacramento and San Francisco. Earlier in his career he had seen limited major league duty with St. Louis in the American League and Boston, Pittsburgh, and New York in the National League. 36 Baseball Visions of the Roaring Twenties The Portland Beavers finished in seventh place in 1922, but they were 11∂ games ahead of Sacramento and only ∂ game behind sixth-place Oakland.

1. Getting Started, 1921–1923 43 33. Harry Biemiller: Another one-year (1922) player for the Beavers, pitcher Harry Biemiller went 6–10 in 138 innings. His coat suggests a relatively chilly day at Washington Park. 44 Baseball Visions of the Roaring Twenties 34. Harry Biemiller and Tom Turner: In this photograph Biemiller (left) poses with Tom Turner, who managed the Beavers during the middle part of the 1922 season and then became club owner in late 1924. 1. Getting Started, 1921–1923 45 35. Roy Crumpler: There is a reason for Roy Crumpler to look dejected in this picture since he was part of a generally ineffective Portland pitching staff.

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