New to Market 1912 Shoeless Joe Jackson Photo at Auction
A previously unknown image of Shoeless Joe Jackson recently auctioned. The 5” x 8 ¾” news photograph shows Jackson, playing for the Cleveland Naps in 1912, just his second full season in the big leagues.
"Staring down a fastball pitch is not the popular pastime it once was..." - Photograph from the New York Public Library’s Spalding Collection, a series of over 500 photographs, prints, drawings, caricatures, and printed illustrations donated in 1921 by early baseball player and sporting-goods tycoon A. G. Spalding (whose name to this day is printed across every ball used in the National League).
In Our Eyes: Best pictures from Plain Dealer photographers, March 31-April 6, 2014
Cleveland Indians Carlos Santana slides safely into second base with a lead-off double in the fifth inning, the first Indians hit in the game against the Minnesota Twins at Progressive Field on April 4, 2014.