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Roaring Twenties: Sports - Baseball

Joe Jackson (Shoeless Joe)

'Shoeless Joe' Jackson (1889-1991). - Joseph Jefferson Jackson. American baseball player. c1920.
SHOELESS' JOE JACKSON (1889-1991). - Joseph Jefferson Jackson. American Baseball Player. Photographed C1920.. Fine Art. Encyclopædia Britannica Image Quest. Web. 21 Dec 2011.

Babe Ruth at Bat

American baseball player 'Babe' Ruth (George Herman Ruth, 1895 - 1948) looks up while batting for the New York Yankees during a game, April 9, 1925. (Photo by Hulton Archive/Getty Images)
Babe Ruth Batting For NY Yankees . Photographer. Encyclopædia Britannica Image Quest. Web. 5 Dec 2011

Negro Baseball Leagues

The St. Louis Stars. Circa 1927-1930.. Mule Suttles is fourth from the left in the rear; 'Cool Papa' Bell is seated at his feet in the front.
BASEBALL: NEGRO LEAGUES./nThe St. Louis Stars. Photographed Between 1927 And 1930. Mule Suttles Is Fourth From The Left In The Rear; 'Cool Papa' Bell Is Seated At His Feet In The Front.. Fine Art. Encyclopædia Britannica Image Quest. Web. 21 Dec 2011.

Lou Gehrig

American baseball player Lou Gehrig (1903 - 1941), swinging his baseball bat at a game. Circa 1935.
Gehrig Swings. Photographer. Encyclopædia Britannica Image Quest. Web. 21 Dec 2011.

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