Yogi Berra takes issue with the umpire’s “safe” call after Robinson’s electrifying steal of home in Game 1 of the 1955 World Series. Six decades after it was taken, this picture reminds us of what an intense competitor Berra, like Robinson, really was. Today, he’s often regarded a cuddly old ambassador for baseball. But back then, when the game was on the line, Yogi Berra was a warrior. (Grey Villet—Time & Life Pictures/Getty Images)
Our condolences to the Musial family. Stan Musial was so important to St. Louis history and Cardinals' history. He spent 22 years playing for the St. Louis Cardinals. He had a lifetime .331 batting average, with 3630 base hits and 475 home runs. This photo is from the Missouri History Museum collections of Stan Musial in Sportsman's Park.
"Every Kid around the world who plays soccer wants to be Pele. I have a great responsibility to show them not just how to be like a soccer player, but how to be like a man."
LOU GEHRIGS FAREWELL SPEECH......INSPIRATIONAL!!!!!
"Virne Beatrice "Jackie" Mitchell Gilbert (1912 - 1987) was one of the first female pitchers in professional baseball history.Pitching for the Chattanooga Lookouts Class AA minor league baseball team in an exhibition game against the New York Yankees, she struck out Babe Ruth and Lou Gehrig. A few days after Mitchell struck out Ruth and Gehrig, baseball commissioner Kenesaw Landis voided her contract and declared women unfit to play baseball as the game was "too strenuous".