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Covers – Baseball related (View the Covers by rolling down this page - in chronological order on the right )

1938 Life magazine baseball cover
April 25, 1938
John Thomas Winsett

Life Magazine April 25, 1938 : Cover - John Thomas Winsett batter for Brooklyn National League Baseball Club, the Daffy Dodgers. This is the MOST AMAZING baseball pose you will ever see - FRAME it! .
Baseball - Yanks and Cubs, many portraits of players.
Full page Camel cigarettes ad with Joe DiMaggio.

Life Magazine May 1, 1939 : Cover - Joe Di Maggio. Baseball season opens, Myers of Cincinnati is the first casualty.
Close-up - Joe DiMaggio, family photos, stop frame images of his swing and his pitch, goofy promotional photos.

Life Magazine April 1, 1940 : Cover - Spring training, Rookie John Rucker, a classic baseball pose.

Life Magazine September 1, 1941 : Cover - Ted Williams, number one batter, baseball.
Sports - Ted Williams of Red Sox, baseball.

Life Magazine April 1, 1946 : Cover - St. Louis Cardinal's pitcher, Charles "Red" Barrett (baseball).
St. Louis Cardinals, including Terry Moore, Red Schoendienst, Dick Sisler, others.

Life Magazine April 5, 1948 : Cover - Dodger Rookies, baseball.
Nice article on Dodgertown, training camp for the Brooklyn Dodgers, baseball.

Life Magazine May 2, 1949 : Cover - Arnold Galiffa, West Point's eight letter man, baseball.
Article about Arnold Galiffa, baseball, basketball, football, all at West Point.

1939 Life magazine DiMaggio cover
May 1, 1939
Joe Di Maggio

Life Magazine August 1, 1949 : Cover - Joe DiMaggio - great photo.
Feature article on Joe DiMaggio, baseball.
Little follow-up letter to photo (LIFE July 11, 1949) of baseball umpire Ed Rommel calling a man safe on base.
Negroes are Americans, includes excellent photo of Jackie Robinson with his wife and son, baseball.

Life Magazine May 8, 1950 : Cover - Jackie Robinson, star Baseball player.
Jackie Robinson stars in a movie.
Full page color Post's bran flakes cereal ad with cartoon baseball theme art.

Life Magazine June 8, 1953 : Cover - Roy Campanella, baseball's greatest catcher.
Campy swings - Dodgers win.

Life Magazine September 14, 1953 : Cover - Casey Stengel's winning smile.
Baseball feature article inside, Yankees, Dodgers.

Life Magazine June 25, 1956 : Cover - New York Yankees' Mickey Mantle.
Photo essay - A Prodigy of Power, Mickey Mantle, full page black and white photo, 8 page story.

Life Magazine October 14, 1957 : Cover - Milwaukee celebrates the beginning of the World Series as Manager, Fred Haney rides in a motorcade.

Life Magazine April 28, 1958 : Cover - Willie Mays leads Giants into San Francisco (baseball).
Feature on big league baseball and California, also photos from a baseball game in Los Angeles.

Life Magazine July 21, 1958 : Cover - Roy Campanella (baseball) sits up and smiles (strange old head and neck brace - Stryker frame). Campy on comeback road - exclusive pictures reveal intimate details of his great fight for recovery.

Life Magazine August 18, 1961 : Cover - Mickey Mantle and Roger Maris in front of photo of Babe Ruth.
Photo essay - The odds on Mantle or Maris breaking Babe Ruth's home run record, baseball.

Life Magazine September 28, 1962 : Cover - Don Drysdale, Dodger's pitcher winds up.
Wild West Dodgers : Maury Wills tells about out-stealing Ty Cobb.

1940 Life magazine John Rucker
April 1, 1940
John Rucker

Life Magazine August 2, 1963 : Cover - Dodgers' Sandy Koufax, baseball.
The mostest pitcher - most wins, most shutouts, most strike-outs.

Life Magazine July 30, 1965 : Cover - Mickey Mantle at 33 in his 15th year with the New York Yankees. Mantle's misery - he faces physical pain and a fading career.

Life Magazine September 8, 1967 : Cover - Carl Yastrzemski, Boston's slugger, singles against Chicago - baseball.
The frenzied pennant race.
Chicago baseball feature, Gary Peters, Don McMahon, Ken Berry and Elston Howard, great action photo.

Life Magazine September 26, 1969 : Cover - Jerry Koosman fires a fastball (Mets), fold-out cover has two separate baseball photos.
New York Mets baseball in the Stretch.


Articles and other editorial content – Baseball related

Life Magazine February 24, 1927 :
Baseball cartoon by Ellison Hoover.

1941 Life magazine Williams baseball cover
September 1, 1941
Ted Williams

Life Magazine January 4, 1937 :
Photo of baseball player Dizzy Dean and his truck.

Life Magazine April 5, 1937 :
St. Louis Cardinals in Training, baseball, includes photos of Sam Breadon, Pepper Martin, Dizzy Dean, Daffy Dean, Frank Frisch, Mike Ryba, Lon Warneke, and others - the Gashouse Gang. Baseball - large photo essay.

Life Magazine May 24, 1937 :
Bob Feller, baseball sensation, goes back to Van Meter, Iowas to get his high school diploma.
Dick Bartell of the New York Giants, baseball.

Life Magazine September 6, 1937 :
James Rip Collins of the Chicago Cubs baseball team breaks his ankle, photos.

Life Magazine October 4, 1937 :
Sport - the three Di Maggios make good, Joe DiMaggio, Vincent DiMaggio, and Dominick DiMaggio baseball players.

Life Magazine October 18, 1937 :
Aerial view of Yankee baseball stadium.

Life Magazine February 14, 1938 :
Baseball's winter photos have to be interesting, Lou Gehrig in Rawhide, Monte Stratton changes his baby's rubber pants, Joe DiMaggio takes a bite out of enormous candy fielder's mitt, more.

1946 Life magazine baseball cover
April 1, 1946
Charles "Red" Barrett

Life Magazine April 25, 1938 : Cover - John Thomas Winsett batter for Brooklyn National League Baseball Club, the Daffy Dodgers. This is the MOST AMAZING baseball pose you will ever see - FRAME it! .
Baseball - Yanks and Cubs, many portraits of players.
Full page Camel cigarettes ad with Joe DiMaggio.

Life Magazine May 9, 1938 :
Dizzy Dean mugs the Gashouse gang, baseball.

Life Magazine May 16, 1938 :
Dangerous beanball, baseball where the aim is to hit the batter, in 1920 pitcher Carl Mays struck and killed Ray Chapman.

Life Magazine June 27, 1938 :
Baseball's record maker - Cincinnati's Vander Meer pitches two successive no-hit games.

Life Magazine July 25, 1938 :
40,000 women show up for Ladies' Day at Wrigley Field, Baseball.

Life Magazine August 15, 1938 :
Honest umpires in baseball, Charles Moran, George Magerkurth, George Parker.

Life Magazine October 3, 1938 :
Pennant - winning New York Yankees baseball team - candid sketches by Howard Brodie.

Life Magazine October 10, 1938 :
US sport heroes set records, Donald budge, tennis, Patty Berg, golf, Hank Greenberg, baseball, Same Snead, golf, more.

1948 Life magazine Dodgers baseball cover
April 5, 1948
Dodger Rookies

Life Magazine January 16, 1939 :
New year brings beginnings and ends to sports careers: Don Budge, tennis; Monty Stratton, baseball.

Life Magazine May 1, 1939 : Cover - Joe Di Maggio. Baseball season opens, Myers of Cincinnati is the first casualty.
Close-up - Joe DiMaggio, family photos, stop frame images of his swing and his pitch, goofy promotional photos.

Life Magazine June 5, 1939 :
First US sports event is televised by NBC, Princeton-Columbia baseball game.

Life Magazine June 26, 1939 :
Baseball - 100 years old - look at Dodgers, Reds, Yankees, small photo of the living Hall of Fame, Honus Wagner, Grover Cleveland Alexander, Tris Speaker, Napoleon Lajoie, George Sisler, Walter Johnson, Eddie Collins, Babe Ruth, Connie Mack, Cy Young, Ty Cobb was late and missed the photo.

Life Magazine July 24, 1939 :
Bobby Feller wins 1939 All-Star Baseball game, other players include Joe gordon, Linus Frey, lou Fette, Whitlow Wyatt, more.

Life Magazine October 9, 1939 :
Best young baseballers almost all owned by Yankee farm system, Jim Jewell, Bill Skelley, Doc Evans, Ed Wagner, Jack Graham, Henry Hoysradt.

Life Magazine October 16, 1939 :
Another World Series : 60,000 fans watch the Yankees beat the Reds, baseball.

Life Magazine April 1, 1940 : Cover - Spring training, Rookie John Rucker, a classic baseball pose.

1949 Life magazine baseball cover
May 2, 1949
Arnold Galiffa

Life Magazine August 5, 1940 :
Half page Sanka coffee ad with baseball theme.
Full page New White Owl cigars ad with Paul Derringer, star baseball pitcher.
Reds and Dodgers use fists in fight to lead their league.

Life Magazine September 2, 1940 :
Night baseball at Polo Grounds and Wenatchee, Washington and more.

Life Magazine September 30, 1940 :
Dodger fan pummels umpire Magerkurth and fan Frank Gernand, baseball.

Life Magazine May 12, 1941 :
Close-up - Bob Feller (baseball pitcher)

Life Magazine May 19, 1941 :
Hank Greenberg is inducted into army.

Life Magazine July 21, 1941 :
Mr. LaGuardia watches a baseball game, great series of photos.

Life Magazine July 28, 1941 :
Joe Di Maggio's hitting streak ends at 56 games, baseball, includes Al Milnar, Leo Durocher, Joe Medwick, Elmer Riddle and others.

Life Magazine September 1, 1941 : Cover - Ted Williams, number one batter, baseball.
Sports - Ted Williams of Red Sox, baseball.

Life Magazine September 15, 1941 :
Gjon Mili photographs the curve balls of Cy Blanton and Carl Hubbell, baseball pitches.

Life Magazine September 29, 1941 :
Edward Laning paints Joe DiMaggio, baseball.

1949 Life magazine DiMaggio cover
August 1, 1949
Joe DiMaggio

Life Magazine October 6, 1941 :
Dog named Lady Fair makes baseball season’s most wonderful catch.

Life Magazine October 13, 1941 :
New York city has big week - the baseball World Series with Brooklyn Dodgers vs. New York Yankees, includes Joe DiMaggio.

Life Magazine March 23, 1942 :
Brooklyn Dodgers baseball team spring training in Havana, including photos of Dolph Camilli, Billy Herman, Peewee Reese, Arsky Vaughan, and Leo Durocher, plus others.

Life Magazine September 28, 1942 :
Full page Prudential insurance ad with baseball player Bob Grady.
Yankees win American League baseball championship, includes Joe DiMaggio and many others.

Life Magazine February 22, 1943 :
Full page movie poster ad for "The Pride of the Yankees" (the life of Lou Gehrig, baseball) starring Gary Cooper.

Life Magazine July 10, 1944 :
Neat baseball stunt - throwing baseballs from top of Grand Coulee Dam to catcher at bottom, Francis Butler and Charles Zack.

Life Magazine September 25, 1944 :
St. Louis Browns are baseball's surprise.

1950 Life magazine baseball cover
May 8, 1950
Jackie Robinson

Life Magazine October 16, 1944 :
St. Louis Browns take first American baseball pennant.
Baseball fan Jim Cubbage fans right out of stands at St. Louis Browns game - photo.

Life Magazine April 23, 1945 :
Phillies face tough season (baseball ), including lots of named photos.

Life Magazine May 7, 1945 :
Feature on Baseball, including Brown's one-armed Pete Gray.

Life Magazine June 4, 1945 :
Girls' baseball, including Rockford Peaches, Fort Wayne Girls Club, South Bend Blue Sox, Kenosha Comets, Grand Rapids Chicks, Racine Belles, Anastasia Batikis, Annabelle Lee, Faye Dancer, Mary "Bonnie" Baker, and others.

Life Magazine July 16, 1945:
Henry Benjamin "Hank" Greenberg of Detroit Tigers and Dave Ferriss of Boston Red Sox (baseball).

Life Magazine July 23, 1945 :
Harrow school in England gets baseball demonstration.

Life Magazine October 8, 1945 :
The baseball season ends in an argument, Charlie Grimm, Chicago Cubs.

1953 Life magazine Campanella cover
June 8, 1953
Roy Campanella

Life Magazine November 26, 1945 :
Brooklyn Dodgers sign negro Jackie Robinson (baseball).

Life Magazine April 1, 1946 : Cover - St. Louis Cardinal's pitcher, Charles "Red" Barrett (baseball).
St. Louis Cardinals, including Terry Moore, Red Schoendienst, Dick Sisler, others.

Life Magazine April 22, 1946 :
Baseball school, Serra High School, San Mateo, California. (yes, Serra, not Sierra)

Life Magazine May 6, 1946 :
Brooklyn jury acquits Dodgers' Leo Durocher (baseball).

Life Magazine May 13, 1946 :
Bob Feller pitches no-hit game (Baseball).

Life Magazine June 24, 1946 :
Mexican baseball.

Life Magazine July 1, 1946 :
Big revival in sports, including lots of great photos of baseball, Ebbets Field, Hilda Chester, Johnny Pesky, Red Sox-White Sox game, Bobby Doerr, Ted Williams, more.

Life Magazine July 29, 1946 :
Cleveland Indians try to stop Ted Williams, baseball.

1953 Life magazine baseball cover
September 14, 1953
Casey Stengel

Life Magazine September 2, 1946 :
Fun group of summer sports pictures, including (among many others) Mary McMillin golfing, Ben Hogan golfing, Soapbox Derby at Akron, Ohio with Gilbert Klecan, Ranch horse Assault, Swimmer Ann Curtis, Baseball Trickster Johnny Price, Baseball player Jackie Robinson, Tennis players such as Gardnar Mulloy, and the Pig swimming race in Kirkland, Washington.

Life Magazine September 9, 1946 :
Boston baseball, with photos of Ted Williams and others, including giant bat.

Life Magazine September 23, 1946 :
Close-up - Ted Williams, baseball.

Life Magazine September 30, 1946 :
Really neat full page color Chesterfield cigarettes ad with Jim Britt, radio reporter famous for play-by-plays on the Boston Red Sox and Boston Braves baseball teams.
Photo - Brooklyn Dodgers fans are on tenterhooks, game with St. Louis Cardinals.

Life Magazine March 10, 1947 :
Babe Ruth shows batting grip to Hank Greenberg.


June 25, 1956
Mickey Mantle

Life Magazine March 31, 1947 :
Sports - the new pirates, Pittsburgh Pirates, with photos of Honus Wagner, Terry Strain, Henry Greenberg, Willie Wietelmann and more, baseball.

Life Magazine April 28, 1947 :
Baseball season opens, awesome full page photo of Jackie Robinson.

Life Magazine August 18, 1947 :
Bobby Doerr, baseball player, honored by fans.
Interesting full page color Chesterfield cigarettes ad with baseball players, football player, tennis star, golfer, swimmer, basketball player : Ted Williams, Stan Musial, Sid Luckman, Bobby Riggs, Lloyd Mangrum, Adolph Kiefer, and Nate Holman.

Life Magazine August 25, 1947 :
Sports - Ewell Blackwell, Pitcher for Cincinnati Reds, baseball.

Life magazine baseball cover 1957
October 14, 1957
Fred Haney, Milwaukee

Life Magazine September 1, 1947 :
A big sports season reaches peak, includes photos of Dodgers baseball pitcher Ralph Branca, Buddy Young of College all-star football, Brooklyn's Jackie Robinson, Johnny Jorgenson of Brooklyn, Tennis' Jack Kramer, Golfer Emery Thomas and more.

Life Magazine October 13, 1947 :
Pinch-hitter provides World Series most exciting two minutes - Harry "Cookie" Lavagetto and Dodgers and Yankees, includes photo of Joe DiMaggio, baseball.

Life Magazine March 22, 1948 :
The Baseball rookie at spring training, New York University Violets with Don Forman, Ray Lumpp, Tom Kelly and Murray Wier of Muscatine, Iowa.

Life Magazine March 29, 1948 :
Joe McCarthy returns, manager for Boston Red Sox baseball, includes photos of Ted Williams, John Pesky, Vern Stephens, Stan Spence, Billy Hitchcock, Ellis Kinder and others.

Life Magazine April 5, 1948 : Cover - Dodger Rookies, baseball.
Nice article on Dodgertown, training camp for the Brooklyn Dodgers, baseball.

Life Magazine May 3, 1948 :
Baseball season opener with Spike Jones's band umpire Joe Paparella.

Life Magazine May 10, 1948 :
Great photo baseball - New York Yankees and Boston Red Soxfive players lined up along a baseline.

1958 Life magazine Willy Mays cover
April 28, 1958
Willie Mays

Life Magazine July 26, 1948 :
Sports - “Satch” makes the majors, Leroy Paige and Cleveland Indians, baseball.

Life Magazine August 9, 1948 :
Mister Mack, Cornelius McGillicuddy, baseball legend.

Life Magazine September 6, 1948 :
Baseball big leagues head for photo finish, includes photo of Joe Dimaggio hitting a ball. Jackie Robinson, Gene Hermanski, Peewee Reese, Brooklyn Dodgers, Boston Braves Cleveland Indians, Philadelphia Athletics, and much more.

Life Magazine October 18, 1948 :
Bad call by umpire makes 1948 World Series more interesting, baseball, Cleveland Indians, Boston Braves.

Life Magazine March 28, 1949 :
Baseball spring Training for Boston Braves - Southworth, Johnn Sain, Sibby Sisti, Tommy Holmes.

Life Magazine April 11, 1949 :
Baseball and Ballerina.

Life Magazine May 2, 1949 : Cover - Arnold Galiffa, West Point's eight letter man, baseball.
Article about Arnold Galiffa, baseball, basketball, football, all at West Point.

Life Magazine May 9, 1949 :
Movie - "The Stratton Story" about a baseball pitcher Monty Stratton.
Full page color Camel cigarettes ad with baseball players Gene Bearden and Johnny Vander Meer.

Life Magazine May 30, 1949 :
Sports - Scout's dream, Johnny Groth rookie baseball player.

Life Magazine June 27, 1949 :
“Silly Honey” shoots a ballplayer - Ruth Ann Burns and Eddie Waitkus of Philadelphia Phillies, baseball.

1958 Life magazine baseball cover
July 21, 1958
Roy Campanella

Life Magazine July 11, 1949 :
Why baseball pitchers get nervous - article about Yogi Berra.

Life Magazine August 1, 1949 : Cover - Joe DiMaggio - great photo.
Feature article on Joe DiMaggio, baseball.
Little follow-up letter to photo (LIFE July 11, 1949) of baseball umpire Ed Rommel calling a man safe on base.
Negroes are Americans, includes excellent photo of Jackie Robinson with his wife and son, baseball.

Life Magazine August 22, 1949 :
Pole sitter Charley Lupica first sees his new son on television (he is still up the pole, but has a little TV) - he was waiting for the Cleveland Indians to take first place in the American League (baseball).

Life Magazine September 5, 1949 :
Baseball - Yanks or Red Sox? - Cards or Dodgers? - great photos!

Life Magazine October 3, 1949:
Two pages of sexy photos of girls in the Ken Murray vaudeville revue "Blackouts" - dressed as if for sports, skiing (Jean Marshall), golf (Joan Morley), baseball (Consuelo Cezon), hiking (Joann and Jean Corbett), more.
Nice full page page of Jackie Robinson being kicked out of the game by an umpire, baseball.

Life Magazine October 10, 1949 :
Pennant wind-up leaves fans gasping - lots of baseball photos including full page photo of Joe Dimaggio.

Life Magazine October 17, 1949 :
Three pages of photos related to the baseball world series, many show people standing in line to get tickets.

1961 Life magazine baseball cover
August 18, 1961
Mantle and Maris

Life Magazine February 6, 1950 :
LIFE congratulations ex-baseball player Ty Cobb who donated $100,000 to help Royston, Georgia build a hospital.

Life Magazine March 27, 1950 :
The Big Leagues' youngest team, Philadelphia Phillies baseball with photos of Mike Goliat, George Earnshaw and others.

Life Magazine May 1, 1950 :
Yankees beat the Red Sox in season opener - Al Zarilla, Tommy Henrich, Joe Dimaggio, baseball.
Great full page color Champion Spark Plugs ad with Scottie dog and baseball theme.

Life Magazine May 8, 1950 : Cover - Jackie Robinson, star Baseball player, stars in a movie.
Full page color Post's bran flakes cereal ad with cartoon baseball theme art.

Life Magazine July 10, 1950 :
Baseball - Detroit's Hoot Evers bats in homerun to beat Yankees.

Life Magazine August 21, 1950 :
Neat sports photos including boxer Charlie Fusari getting punched in the face, channel swimmer Florence Chadwick, and baseball pitcher Jim Konstanty getting fanned during an especially hot game.

Life Magazine August 28, 1950 :
Two pages of photos from an old baseball film “Headin' Home” from 1920 with Babe Ruth as the star.

Life Magazine September 11, 1950 :
Baseball Little League world series won by Billy Martin pitching, Johnny Fox.

Life Magazine September 25, 1950 :
Frantic pennant contenders in baseball, includes photos of lots of the famous guys, Joe DiMaggio, Ted Williams, Casey Stengel, others.
Full page color Blatz beer ad with Bill Veeck, former owner of the Milwaukee Brewers baseball team and Cleveland Indians.

1962 Life Magazine Baseball cover
September 28, 1962
Don Drysdale

Life Magazine April 30, 1951 :
Yankee's rookie Mickey Mantle with Joe DiMaggio, baseball.

Life Magazine June 11, 1951 :
Cuban baseball pitcher Conrado Marrero.

Life Magazine June 18, 1951 :
Nice baseball feature article, Chicago White Sox, Yankees.

Life Magazine July 16, 1951 :
Baseball - where are the talented youth, includes photos of Billy Joe Davidson, Ted Kazanski, Dick Wakefield, Curt Simmons, John Antonelli, Frank House, Paul Pettit and others.

Life Magazine September 3, 1951 :
Good pitch, no hit, but Cleveland wins, includes photos of baseball players Bob Feller, Bob Lemon, Early Wynn and others.
The beginning and the end of baseball midgets, Eddie Gaedel.

Life Magazine September 17, 1951 :
Photo of irate pitcher Marlin Stuart, baseball.
Baseball photos taken by Brownie Camera.

Life Magazine October 1, 1951 :
Baseball gets a new Czar, Ford Frick.

Life Magazine October 8, 1951 :
Baseball's greatest final week, includes photos of Sal Maglie, Bob Addis, Roy Campanella, Umpire Dascoli and others Dodgers, Yogi Berra, Ted Williams, Allie Reynolds and other Red Sox.

1963 Life magazine baseball cover
August 2, 1963
Sandy Koufax

Life Magazine October 22, 1951 :
Pair of photos, one taken by LIFE, one by Francis Gardner, from Boston White Socks baseball game - quite a difference.
Leo Durocher and the new Scout's analysis of the New York Yankees baseball team, includes Mickey Mantle, Joe DiMaggio, others.

Life Magazine March 17, 1952 :
They ruined baseball, written by Ty Cobb.

Life Magazine March 24, 1952 :
Baseball tricks that won games, written by Ty Cobb.

Life Magazine March 31, 1952 :
Hard-boiled Roger Hornsby - photo feature, baseball manager, St. Louis Browns.

Life Magazine April 14, 1952 :
Horrible baseball accident - Monte Irvin of the New York Giants breaks his ankle.
Full page color Champion spark plugs ad with extremely cute art of little boy playing baseball.

Life Magazine May 12, 1952 :
Cute full page color Early Times whiskey ad with baseball theme sculpture.
Softballer Ed Feigner is so good he plays with only half a team.
Ted Williams hits a home run (baseball) and then goes into the Marines.

Life Magazine May 26, 1952 :
Very funny photo of woman offering baseball umpire her glasses.
Half page Bromo-Seltzer ad with New York Giants baseball player Bobby Thomson.

1965 Life magazine baseball cover
July 30, 1965
Mickey Mantle

Life Magazine July 7, 1952 :
IKE supporters flash his name at the end of each inning at Dodgers - Giants baseball game.

Life Magazine July 21, 1952 :
Pitcher Bobby Shantz leads the big leagues in baseball, in a photo with Ray Murray.

Life Magazine September 1, 1952 :
The cash-and-carry stunt to bring more fans to the Chattanooga Lookouts baseball games.

Life Magazine September 15, 1952 :
Half page Bromo-Seltzer (headaches and neuralgia) ad with New York Giants baseball player Bobby Thomson.
Baseball - Old pro Stan Musial and young Mickey Mantle.

Life Magazine September 29, 1952 :
Article about Casey Stengel, New York Yankees baseball.

Life Magazine October 20, 1952 :
World Series Stare - people can hardly move away from the TV during the Yankee Dodger baseball week, lots of photos.

Life Magazine April 6, 1953 :
Japanese baseball players train in the US.
Full page Camel cigarettes ad with 13 different baseball players, name and titles.

Life Magazine April 20, 1953 :
New York Yankees baseball of 1957, including Whitey Ford, Andy Carey, Al Cicotte, Bill Skowron, Art Schult, Mickey Mantle, Billy Martin and others.

Life Magazine April 27, 1953 :
Nice feature on liberal arts school - Hamilton College in Clinton, New York, including photos of Richard Underwood, John Baldwin, Robert Rudd, Tom Johnston, painter John Semple, Irving Reid, Hugo Pfaltz, baseball player Donald Ross Grant, and many others.

Life Magazine June 8, 1953 : Cover - Roy Campanella, baseball's greatest catcher.
Campy swings - Dodgers win.

1967 Life magazine baseball cover
September 8, 1967
Carl Yastrzemski

Life Magazine June 22, 1953 :
Guatemala temple is blown up for Baseball fans.

Life Magazine June 29, 1953 :
Neat photos of Jimmie Newhouse retrieving a foul baseball at Hollywood Stars park.

Life Magazine July 6, 1953 :
Milwaukee Braves thrive on sausages, sauerbraten and sympathy, includes photos of Max Surkont, Warren Spahn, Bill Bruton, Ed Matthews, Del Crandall and others.

Life Magazine July 27, 1953 :
Baseball pitcher Ken Raffensberger throws curve balls for science.

Life Magazine August 17, 1953 :
Rhubarb time at the Ball Park, photos of Roy Campanella, Ted Beard, Murray Franklin and more at the baseball pennant races.

Life Magazine September 14, 1953 : Cover - Casey Stengel's winning smile.
Baseball feature article inside, Yankees, Dodgers.

Life Magazine January 25, 1954 :
Marilyn Monroe and Joe DiMaggio get married, nice photos.

Life Magazine March 22, 1954 :
Sports - Milwaukee moves to Florida, baseball, the Braves.

Life Magazine March 29, 1954 :
Sports - teasing Willie Mays and Whitey Lockman in a pepper baseball game.

1969 Life magazine baseball cover
September 26, 1969
Jerry Koosman

Life Magazine April 26, 1954 :
Big-time baseball returns Baltimore, the Orioles.

Life Magazine May 31, 1954 :
Great baseball photo - Granny Hamner and Ellis Deal race for first base.
Ted Williams plays with an injured shoulder, baseball.

Life Magazine June 14, 1954 :
Chicago Whitesox baseball stars - Rocky Krsnich, Minnie Minoso, Freddy Marsh.

Life Magazine June 28, 1954 :
Feature on Little League Baseball.
Little League baseball photos by Yale Joel.

Life Magazine July 12, 1954 :
New York Giants baseball with Willie Mays.

Life Magazine August 2, 1954 :
Branch Rickey shows what wins baseball games.

Life Magazine August 23, 1954 :
Gil Stratton is both a baseball umpire and a goofy TV actor.

Life Magazine September 6, 1954 :
Extremely nice photo of 12-year-old Clarence Brumm, the catcher in a baseball game for Colton, California, Little League, he is blowing a bubble of gum.

Life Magazine September 13, 1954 :
The real Willie Mays, baseball.
Baseball fights at top and in second division.

Life Magazine September 20, 1954 :
Joe Bauman and Victor Seixas, more - Candid photos of baseball and tennis.

Life Magazine September 27, 1954 :
Cleveland Indians and Henry Benjamin Greenberg in the World Series baseball.

Life Magazine October 11, 1954 :
World Series baseball - Dusty Rhodes, Leo Durocher, Henry Thompson, Willie Mays.

Life Magazine March 28, 1955 :
Dave Columbia - 18 year old tries out for Giants baseball team.

Life Magazine April 4, 1955 :
Nice long article about the St. Louis Cardinals baseball team, with lots of photos.

Life Magazine May 23, 1955 :
Nice feature article on the Brooklyn Dodgers baseball team, lots of photos.

Life Magazine July 11, 1955 :
Saul Steinberg and his crazy baseball art and cartoons.

Life Magazine July 25, 1955 :
The Kearney Irishmen baseball team in the Nebraska Independent League, Chuck Eisenmann and dog named London.

Life Magazine August 15, 1955 :
American League baseball - it's an exciting race, includes Stengel, Higgins, Lopez, Marion, New York Yankees, Chicago White Sox, and more, a big piece.

Life Magazine August 22, 1955 :
Photo of Connie Ryan hitting baseball pitcher Billy Bagwell.
Mary Waitman - Kemp, Oklahoma baseball player.

Life Magazine September 5, 1955 :
Behind umpires backs baseball stars relax by Ogden Nash - poems about Nellie Fox, Cal Abrams, Charlie Maxwell, Dave Philley, Stanley Musial, Frank Smith, Ferris Fain, Joe Adcock, Clint Courtney, Jack Shepard, Larry Doby, Joe Nuxhall, Phil Rizzuto - all with candid photos.

Life Magazine September 26, 1955 :
The final games of the American League baseball pennant series.

Life Magazine October 10, 1955 :
Joe Dimaggio writes about the 1955 World Series baseball games.

Life Magazine October 17, 1955 :
Dodgers beat the Yankees in the baseball world series - party photos.

Life Magazine March 19, 1956 :
Ted Williams is big chance for Boston White Sox, baseball.

Life Magazine April 30, 1956 :
Baseball rookies have their first big league games, Luis Aparicio, Charley Neal, Dorrel Herzog, Frank Robinson, more.

Life Magazine June 25, 1956 : Cover - New York Yankees' Mickey Mantle.
Photo essay - A Prodigy of Power, Mickey Mantle, full page black and white photo, 8 page story.

Life Magazine July 30, 1956 :
Baseball's midseason madness, Adcock and Gomez tiff, Braves and Giants.

Life Magazine August 13, 1956 :
Wackiest team in baseball, Pittsburgh Pirates.

Life Magazine September 10, 1956 :
Milwaukee's baseball pitcher lew Burdette accused of throwing spitballs.

Life Magazine September 17, 1956 :
National League battle between Redlegs and Braves great baseball photos with Hank Aaron.

Life Magazine October 1, 1956 :
Full page Color Wheaties ad featuring young boy dreaming of baseball.
Brooklyn Dodgers Sal Maglie profile by Marshall Smith.

Life Magazine October 15, 1956 :
The Yankees and the other baseball stadium, Ebbets field.

Life Magazine October 22, 1956 :
Yankees baseball pitcher has the perfect game, Don Larsen.

Life Magazine February 18, 1957 :
Baseball pitcher Bob Feller talks about LIFE, photo at Yankee Stadium.

Life Magazine March 25, 1957 :
The pleasure of practice: Yogi Berra and spring training holidays.

Life Magazine April 29, 1957:
Baseball's opening day shenanigans.

Life Magazine July 8, 1957 :
The amazing McDaniel boys: baseball pitchers Lindy, 21, and Von,18, remind St. Louis of " Me and Paul".

Life Magazine September 9, 1957 :
Monterrey, Mexico Little League players win the championship, despite arriving in Texas without a change of clothes and their belongings in paper bags.

Life Magazine October 14, 1957 : Cover - Milwaukee celebrates the beginning of the World Series as Manager, Fred Haney rides in a motorcade.

Life Magazine October 21, 1957 :
Braves win World Series against New York Yankees, Milwaukee's celebration.

Life Magazine February 3, 1958 :
World Series baseball hero Lew Burdette, Milwaukee Braves pitcher.

Life Magazine February 24, 1958 :
Sports - baseball forms two big leagues.

Life Magazine April 7, 1958 :
Albie Pearson, rookie baseball outfielder.

Life Magazine April 28, 1958 : Color cover - Willie Mays leads Giants into San Francisco (baseball).
Feature on big league baseball and California, also photos from a baseball game in Los Angeles.

Life Magazine May 26, 1958 :
Stan Musial's day - makes his 3,000th hit in baseball.
Full page color Mobiloil ad with baseball theme art.

Life Magazine June 2, 1958 :
Stan Musial gives his friends Dickie and Cora Kerr an eight-room house.

Life Magazine June 30, 1958 :
Baseball rookie Orlando Cepeda.

Life Magazine July 21, 1958 : Color cover - Roy Campanella (baseball) sits up and smiles (strange old head and neck brace - Stryker frame). Campy on comeback road - exclusive pictures reveal intimate details of his great fight for recovery.

Life Magazine August 11, 1958 :
Cute photo of boys with baseball bat : Mike Quinn, and others in Ridgefield, Connecticut.

Life Magazine September 29, 1958 :
Very nice full page color Seagram's VO whiskey ad with baseball art.
George Weiss shapes New York Yankees baseball players and team.

Life Magazine October 13, 1958 :
New York Yankees suffer a first inning that sets a baseball World Series records.

Life Magazine March 23, 1959 :
Great photos of paralyzed baseball player Roy Campanella having great fun watching a game and participating in his way.

Life Magazine March 30, 1959 :
Bill Veeck, boss of the Chicago White Sox baseball team.

Life Magazine May 18, 1959 :
Cleveland Indians baseball.

Life Magazine June 8, 1959 :
Baseball Pitcher Harvey Haddix.

Life Magazine August 3, 1959 :
Cuba looks down the road to Chaos by Thomas Dozier - Castro and Cienfuegos play baseball.

Life Magazine August 24, 1959 :
Giants' new baseball player, Willie McCovey.

Life Magazine September 21, 1959 :
Chicago White Sox baseball.

Life Magazine September 28, 1959 :
National Baseball league pennant race, includes great photo of pitcher Don McMahon. Giants, Dodgers and Braves Drive Down Stretch for Pennant.

Life Magazine October 12, 1959 :
The famous Casey Stengel writes on the baseball world series, lots of great photos, including a hard-to-believe-they-caught-it shot of a fan accidentally pouring beer on Al Smith while scrambling for a home run ball.

Life Magazine October 19, 1959 :
Chicago is stagnant, by Casey Stengel, baseball.

Life Magazine December 28, 1959 :
The Great American playground, includes photos of baseball at a hill country school in Kentucky, climbers on the top of Mount Goddard in California, hikers in Bryce Canyon in Utah, Bass fishermen off Bull's Island in South Carolina, tubing on the Apple River in Wisconsin, Jeeping in the Colorado Rockies, Scuba divers in Pigeon Cover in Massachusetts, more.

Life Magazine February 15, 1960 :
Frank Howard, baseball player, profile by Marshall Smith, great photos.

Life Magazine March 21, 1960 :
Musial and Schoendienst train together for a baseball comeback.

Life Magazine April 4, 1960 :
Chuck Dressen, baseball team manager, includes photo of Warren Spahn, Joey Jay, Walter Alston.

Life Magazine April 25, 1960 :
The Giants' brand new park on San Francisco Bay, Candlestick park, baseball.

Life Magazine May 2, 1960 :
Cute full page photo of baseball catcher Denny Dellatorre and his dog Skippy.

Life Magazine August 15, 1960 :
Pittsburgh Pirate's fans hopeful in battle toward baseball pennant, photos include Danny Murtaugh, Roberto Clemente, Dick Groat, some history, more.

Life Magazine October 10, 1960 :
Jim Brosnan and Ted Williams give inside pictures on the big baseball Series.

Life Magazine October 24, 1960 :
Implausible World Series (baseball) with Pittsburgh Pirates, many photos including Bill Mazeroski, Mayor Joe Barr.

Life Magazine October 31, 1960 :
Baseball Coach Casey Stengel profile.

Life Magazine December 19, 1960 :
Baseball's disgraceful mess, two new teams and chaos, illustrations by Erdoes.

Life Magazine March 17, 1961 :
Japanese baseball team works out with the Dodgers.

Life Magazine April 28, 1961 :
Leo Durocher and Umpire Jocko Conland, baseball.
Cute full page color Friskies Dog Food ad with baseball theme and spaniel dog with brown eye brows.

Life Magazine May 12, 1961 :
Cute photo of fan of new Los Angeles Angels baseball team perched on a chimney.

Life Magazine May 26, 1961 :
Neat photo of fan catching Willie Mays fly ball in Candlestick park, baseball.

Life Magazine June 23, 1961 :
18-year-old Lew Krausse Jr. is starting pitcher for Kansas City Athletics, baseball.

Life Magazine July 28, 1961 :
Little League baseball in Danville, Indiana, including photos of Eric Lawrence of Printer's Devils, Rex Givan and mother Pat Givan, Barry Wilson.

Life Magazine August 18, 1961 : Cover - Mickey Mantle and Roger Maris in front of photo of Babe Ruth.
Photo essay - The odds on Mantle or Maris breaking Babe Ruth's home run record, baseball.

Life Magazine September 1, 1961 :
Neat illustrated report on baseball pitcher Warren Spahn, who has just had 300th major league victory, the Braves.

Life Magazine October 6, 1961 :
Fred Hutchinson, Manager of Cincinnati Reds versus Ralph Houk, manager of the New York Yankees, baseball.

Life Magazine February 9, 1962 :
Baseball on Snowshoes, Rhinelander, Wisconsin.

Life Magazine May 4, 1962 :
Photo of NY Mets pitcher Bob Miller pensive after ninth baseball loss in a row.

Life Magazine June 1, 1962 :
Fancy perks at upgraded baseball stadiums, Chavez stadium in Los Angeles, while Washington, Houston and New York are constructing new fields. In the Stadium Club, "flecks of sirloin" sandwiches, while the cheap seats just get hamburgers.

Life Magazine June 8, 1962 :
Brash Bo Belinsky comes on with a big pitch, baseball.

Life Magazine June 15, 1962 :
Photo of Willie Mays, returning to play baseball at Polo Grounds.

Life Magazine July 27, 1962 :
Too much baseball for small-fry developing Little League elbow, Bobby Prewitt of Pittsburgh.

Life Magazine September 28, 1962 : Cover - Don Drysdale, Dodger's pitcher winds up.
Wild West Dodgers : Maury Wills tells about out-stealing Ty Cobb.

Life Magazine October 12, 1962 :
Giants and Dodgers in great baseball game.

Life Magazine March 29, 1963 :
Baseball's Los Angeles Angels in spring training.

Life Magazine April 5, 1963 :
43-year-old White Sox pitcher Early Wynn goes for 300 victories, baseball.

Life Magazine June 7, 1963 :
Funny photo of John McEldowney, second baseman for Baylor University with baseball on his head.

Life Magazine August 2, 1963 : Cover - Dodgers' Sandy Koufax, baseball.
The mostest pitcher - most wins, most shutouts, most strike-outs.

Life Magazine September 6, 1963 :
Slow-poke baseball pitchers, including Jim Bunning.
Pitcher Warren Spahn makes acting debut.

Life Magazine October 11, 1963 :
Stan Musial's last day, baseball.

Life Magazine March 20, 1964 :
Walter Alston, manager of the Dodgers takes on the job of making it two in a row, baseball.

Life Magazine May 8, 1964 :
The sad, banged-up Dodgers, baseball player injuries, coach with heart attack, owner with a hernia.

Life Magazine July 10, 1964 :
Rick Reichardt, $200,000 bonus is record for this baseball kid going off to the Los Angeles Angels.

Life Magazine September 11, 1964 :
Japan will play host to the Olympics, traditional pastimes, judo, sumo, and baseball.

Life Magazine March 26, 1965 :
Gene Mauch of the Calamity Phillies, baseball.

Life Magazine June 25, 1965 :
Photo of Dodger's Willie Davis with his baseball bat flying through the air loose.

Life Magazine July 30, 1965 : Cover - Mickey Mantle at 33 in his 15th year with the New York Yankees. Mantle's misery - he faces physical pain and a fading career.

Life Magazine September 3, 1965 :
Giants Pitcher Juan Marichal hits Dodgers Catcher Roseboro with a bat in baseball's Candlestick Park Melee.

Life Magazine September 10, 1965 :
News brief of retirement of baseball's Casey Stengel.

Life Magazine October 1, 1965 :
Willie Mays gives baseball its finest hours, many photos, 501st career home run.

Life Magazine April 1, 1966 :
Baseball union's big pitch Koufax and Drysdale together hold out for more money.

Life Magazine April 22, 1966 :
Great Baseball Tug-of-War: As the Season Opens, Atlanta and Milwaukee Both Want the Braves—and a Court Rules for Milwaukee.

Life Magazine July 29, 1966 :
Longbeach Polytech baseball coach uses strange devices to build winning teams: ropes tied to feet, sliding home with full drinking glasses, and an odd-shaped bat.

Life Magazine September 23, 1966 :
Sports - injuries plague the baseball world champion Los Angeles Dodgers, Sandy Koufax, Maury Wills, more.

Life Magazine September 1, 1967 :
Close-up of baseball manager Birdie Tebbetts.
Neat story about Birdie Tebbetts and new baseball stars.

Life Magazine September 8, 1967 : Cover - Carl Yastrzemski, Boston's slugger, singles against Chicago - baseball.
The frenzied pennant race.
Chicago baseball feature, Gary Peters, Don McMahon, Ken Berry and Elston Howard, great action photo.

Life Magazine May 24, 1968 :
Baseball player, Pittsburgh Pirates superstar Roberto Clemente.
Charming photo of little baseball catcher blowing a big bubble.

Life Magazine May 31, 1968 :
New York Mets baseball pitcher Nolan Ryan.

Life Magazine August 9, 1968 :
Baseball - the great American myth, a long piece about trouble in current baseball.

Life Magazine September 6, 1968 :
Oakland Athletics owner Charles O. Finley profile, baseball and player photos.

Life Magazine October 18, 1968 :
Senator Gene McCarthy casts an irreverent eye on baseball and the World Series.

Life Magazine March 7, 1969 :
Funny article about baseball and legal debates, art by Flora.

Life Magazine April 4, 1969 :
Neat full page color Volkswagen van ad with Petrucelli's Pizzeria baseball team.
Boston's "Tony C" can see to hit again, Tony Conigliaro, baseball.

Life Magazine August 22, 1969 :
Baseball's bad boy Rich Allen.

Life Magazine September 19, 1969 :
How Billy Martin manages the Minnesota Twins, baseball.

Life Magazine September 26, 1969 : Cover - Jerry Koosman fires a fastball (Mets), fold-out cover has two separate baseball photos.
New York Mets baseball in the Stretch.

Life Magazine October 17, 1969 :
Pennant Race game between the New York Mets and Atlanta Braves, baseball.

Life Magazine November 7, 1969 :
For superstars of sport like baseball player Tom Seaver, the average that really counts is Dow Jones, story includes Joe Namath, Harmon Killebrew, and O.J. Simpson (football).

Life Magazine March 20, 1970 :
Comment piece on TV deal for baseball.

Life Magazine June 5, 1970 :
Cincinnati Reds' catcher Johnny Bench, baseball player, well done photo montage.
Charming photo series of the mini-er skirt of a fan of baseball player Frank Howard.

Life Magazine September 25, 1970 :
The Mets, Pirates, and Cubs vie in National League East Penant baseball race, great photos include Manny Sanguillen and Glenn Beckert.

Life Magazine June 18, 1971 :
Left-hander Vida Blue is the most exciting baseball player in years.

Life Magazine July 23, 1971 :
Cute photo of Sharon Poole pitching for softball team, she tried to get into baseball little league.

Life Magazine August 20, 1971 :
Heywood Hale Brown compares current baseball players to the Baseball Joe of yesteryear.

Life Magazine August 27, 1971 :
A short piece about baseball player Satchel Paige.

Life Magazine January 28, 1972 :
Super full page photo of Bernice Gera at baseball umpire school.

Life Magazine March 3, 1972 :
A brief review to the baseball story "Boys of Summer" by Roger Khan.

Life Magazine May 12, 1972 :
Photos and clips from 25 years ago, LIFE 1947, including Babe Ruth, baseball.

Life Magazine June 2, 1972 :
31 years ago in LIFE, photos and clips, 1941, includes baseball player Satchel Paige and the Black Yankees.
Hoyt Wilhelm, baseball player.

Life Magazine June 16, 1972 :
A fun article about Doug Rader, baseball player Houston Astros.

Life Magazine August 4, 1972 :
Photos and clips from LIFE, 23 years ago, includes Joe DiMaggio, Jacki Robinson, baseball.

Life Magazine September 1, 1972 :
Memoirs of a baseball player whose young dream failed, Paul Hemphill - this is an excellent piece.

Life Magazine October 20, 1972 :
Photo of baseball player Bert Campaneris throwing his bat at the pitcher Lerrin LaGrow.

Life Magazine November 3, 1972 :
Extremely nice two page baseball photo of Jackie Robinson in 1955, plus little photos of him in 1947 and 1972 - he just died.
Photographer Larry Burrows recalled in a book of his pictures, includes awesome full page photo of Dr. Gordon Seagrave playing baseball.

Life Magazine 1973 Special Report - The year 1973 in pictures.
Nice photo of Hank Aaron and another of Wiilie Mays, baseball.

Life Magazine Winter 1975 : Special Issue - The 1974 year in pictures.
Henry Aaron hits 715th home run.
Photo of Hank Aaron at bat, baseball.

Life Magazine 1975 Special Report - 100 events that shaped America - Bicentennial issue. 1776 -1976.
Photo of baseball player in a crown, plus interesting short text section.

Life Magazine Winter 1976 :
The great baseball game, Cincinnati and Boston in World Series.

Life Magazine Winter 1978 :
Reggie Jackson, New York Yankees baseball player.

Life Magazine September 1979 :
The 3,000 club - the most exclusive brother hood in baseball.

Life Magazine October 1979 :
The pick of the new crop of campus athletes - great color photos of Ralph Sampson (baseball), a very young John Elway (football), Tim Worstell (lacrosse), Jill Sterkel (swimmer), Jeff Kerber (wrestling), Jackie Campbell (hockey), Anne Donovan (basketball), Cheryl Johnston (volleyball).

Life Magazine April 1980 :
Full page photo of Japanese umpires learning how to call a strike.

Life Magazine July 1981 :
Loudon Wainwright writes a comment piece about Billy Martin, baseball, and good sportmanship.

Life Magazine August 1981 :
Montreal Expo Tim Raines's record-breaking streak is checked for this year.

Life Magazine February 1982 :
Fernando Valenzuela, Dodger rookie, winters in Mexico.

Life Magazine May 1982 :
Mini skirts try again, set against a baseball background with the St. Louis Cardinals.

Life Magazine September 1982 :
Baseball wives, the fascinating women behind the boys at bat.

Life Magazine October 1982 :
The troubled Yankees, a year of turmoil for baseball's most talented team.
The longest season of Bucky Dent, Yankees' shortstop.

Life Magazine May 1983 :
Portrait - Billy Martin and George Steinbrenner, baseball, New York Yankees manager and owner.

Life Magazine January 1984 :
Color photo of baseball player Dave Righetti who pitched a no-hitter against the Red Sox.
Color photo of George Brett who had a controversial game-winning homer against the Yankees.

Life Magazine April 1984 :
Reggie Jackson - baseball's recluse.

Life Magazine August 1984 :
A neat baseball article, pitcher Fran Hirschy campaigns to legalize doctored balls.

Life Magazine January 1985 :
Dwight Gooden, Rookie of the Year, baseball.

Life Magazine May 1985 :
Pete Rose, player-manger of the Cincinnati Reds.

Life Magazine January 1986 : The year in pictures 1985, Special Issue.
Baseball Records.

Life Magazine June 1986 :
Harry Platt and the Moana baseball stadium in Reno, Nevada, Jack Maloof.

Life Magazine December 1986 :
A neat page and a half color photo of some of the New York Mets celebrating 25 years in the game.

Life Magazine January 1987 :
Cheerful two page color photo of New York Mets baseball players running out of the dugout to congratulate players on the field.

Life Magazine August 1987 :
Center fielder Eric Davis, Cincinnati Kid.

Life Magazine October 1987 :
Vincent Edward (Bo) Jackson baseball and football player.

Life Magazine April 1988 :
A. Bartlett Giamatti, executive of the National Baseball League.
Short piece on baseball player Jim Abbott.

Life Magazine August 1988 :
A comment piece by Loudon Wainwright about Billy Martin, baseball player.

Life Magazine January 1989 :
Nice two page color photo of baseball player Orel Hershiser with his bulldog.

Life Magazine May 1989 :
Texas Ranger Nolan Ryan has baseball's greatest arm.
Nice two page photo of baseball player Jim Abbott signing autographs.

Life Magazine June 1989 :
Jim Abbott, disabled baseball player named starting pitcher for the California Angels.
Humorous photo of young baseball players Ben Bleiman and Aaron Richards.

Life Magazine October 1989 :
Joe Dimaggio is 75, a nicely done review of his life.

Life Magazine January 1990 :
Victoria Brucker of San Pedro, California is the first American girl to play in the Little League World Series, baseball - photo.

Life Magazine May 1990 :
Faces of baseball by ex-player John Weiss, photos include Cal Ripken Sr., Cal Ripken Jr., Billy Ripken, Sparky Anderson, Yogi Berra, Ken Singleton, Rollie Fingers, Andre Dawson, Kent Tekulve, Bert Blyleven, Bill Buckner.

Life Magazine April 1991 :
Cutest baseball photo ever - little Tirtzah Wilson and Jennifer Marcy in Santa Monica.

Life Magazine January 1992 :
Nice game end photo of the Minnesota Twins, baseball

Life Magazine April 1992 :
A new movie about Babe Ruth.

Life Magazine June 1993 :
The old ball game - baseball photos by Henry Horenstein.

Life Magazine January 1994 :
Nice photo of baseball pitcher Don Drysdale.

Life Magazine May 1994 :
Stephen King on Little League Baseball.

Life Magazine September 1994 :
Filmmaker Ken Burns making a new series about Baseball.

Life Magazine January 1995 :
Baseball strike.

Life Magazine May 1995 :
Absolutely awesome four page fold-out black and white photo of the New York Yankees 1922, with Babe Ruth, 28 men clearly shown in uniform.

Life Magazine January 1996 :
Two page photo of Cal Ripken Jr. passed the record mark of 2,130 games set by Lou Gehrig in 1939.

Life Magazine March 1996 :
50 years ago Helen Candaele St. Aubin (with photo) is the "Ted Williams of women's baseball."

Life Magazine January 1999 :
Heroes of the year, including Mark McGwire and Sammy Sosa, Katie Couric, Dennis Slamon, Louis Ignarro, Morris Dees, Ellie Dahmer, Sang Lan, Winston Sie, Shirley Bumgardner, Margaret Rowe, John Glenn, Keith Ursel, Muhammad Ali.
Yankees Chuck Knoblauch, Joe Girardi, and Mriano Rivera celebrate a record 125 wins.

Life Magazine August 1999 :
Baseball played by the old rules.


Advertisements – Baseball related
Though the product being advertised may not be the most interesting part of these ads, I've highlighted product names to help those seeking specific ads.

Life Magazine March 29, 1937 :
Full page Texaco ad with baseball theme.

Life Magazine October 11, 1937 :
Full page color Arrow shirts ad with baseball theme.

Life Magazine April 25, 1938 : Cover - John Thomas Winsett batter for Brooklyn National League Baseball Club, the Daffy Dodgers. This is the MOST AMAZING baseball pose you will ever see - FRAME it! .
Baseball - Yanks and Cubs, many portraits of players.
Full page Camel cigarettes ad with Joe DiMaggio.

Life Magazine May 30, 1938 :
Full page color Coca-cola ad with illustration of three small boys with baseball gear at the red ice box.

Life Magazine April 17, 1939 :
Full page color Miller High Life beer ad with little illustrations of a tennis player, golfer, and baseball player .

Life Magazine May 27, 1940 :
Very nice color Coca-Cola ad with baseball players.

Life Magazine August 5, 1940 :
Half page Sanka coffee ad with baseball theme.
Full page New White Owl cigars ad with Paul Derringer, star baseball pitcher.
Reds and Dodgers use fists in fight to lead their league.

Life Magazine August 12, 1940 :
Great full page color Camel cigarettes ad with Joe Di Maggio and Bucky Walters and George Case, baseball.

Life Magazine June 2, 1941 :
Nice full page color Ford ad with maroon car and baseball team.

Life Magazine June 16, 1941 :
Full page Fisk tires ad with Jos "Flash" Gordon, baseball player, New York Yankees.

Life Magazine June 30, 1941 :
Nice full page Pabst Blue Ribbon beer ad with baseball theme in cartoon form.

Life Magazine January 26, 1942 :
Curious half page Listerine Tooth Paste ad with woman in long gown playing baseball.

Life Magazine April 20, 1942 :
Nice full page color Camel cigarette ad with Joe DiMaggio, baseball.

Life Magazine August 3, 1942 :
Nice full page color Carnation milk ad with boys playing baseball.

Life Magazine September 28, 1942 :
Full page Prudential insurance ad with baseball player Bob Grady.
Yankees win American League baseball championship, includes Joe DiMaggio and many others.

Life Magazine July 31, 1944 :
Full page color Schlitz beer ad with baseball theme art by R. M.

Life Magazine August 14, 1944 :
Nice half page Nabisco Shredded Wheat ad with boy and baseball bat.

Life Magazine October 2, 1944 :
Full page Parke, Davis & company ad about Epilepsy, child Roger A. is playing baseball compared to Thomas who wasn't treated and injured himself in a convulsion.

Life Magazine May 21, 1945 :
Very nice full page color Belmont Television ad with little boy in baseball uniform watching baseball.

Life Magazine September 17, 1945 :
Full page color Capehart ad with New York Yankees Mike Garbark, George Stirnweiss, Hank Borowy, and Nick Etten (baseball).

Life Magazine February 25, 1946 :
Humorous half page Munsingwear ad with baseball player Ralph Brance, not terribly flattering.

Life Magazine June 10, 1946 :
Odd full page color 7up ad with baseball theme.

Life Magazine September 30, 1946 :
Really neat full page color Chesterfield cigarettes ad with Jim Britt, radio reporter famous for play-by-plays on the Boston Red Sox and Boston Braves baseball teams.
Photo - Brooklyn Dodgers fans are on tenterhooks, game with St. Louis Cardinals.

Life Magazine May 5, 1947 :
Full page color Borden's Hemo ad with boys playing baseball.

Life Magazine May 26, 1947 :
Full page color Chesterfield cigarettes ad with Ted Williams and Stan Musial, baseball.

Life Magazine June 16, 1947 :
Super nice full page color Havoline motor oil ad with baseball player.

Life Magazine August 11, 1947 :
Rather funny full page color 7up ad with baseball player signing autograph while everyone near him is looking away, apparently watching a play.

Life Magazine August 18, 1947 :
Bobby Doerr, baseball player, honored by fans.
Interesting full page color Chesterfield cigarettes ad with baseball players, football player, tennis star, golfer, swimmer, basketball player : Ted Williams, Stan Musial, Sid Luckman, Bobby Riggs, Lloyd Mangrum, Adolph Kiefer, and Nate Holman.

Life Magazine April 26, 1948 :
Nice full page color Texaco ad (like the Havoline motor oil ads of 1947) with baseball theme.

Life Magazine May 24, 1948 :
Full page bright Chesterfield cigarettes ad with six different baseball players, manager.

Life Magazine June 7, 1948 :
Nice full page color Courtley men's toiletries ad with baseball scene (1932 Yankee-Cubs world series with Babe Ruth) painted by Robert Riggs.

Life Magazine July 12, 1948 :
Full page General Electric television ad with baseball theme and some odd looking combination television-radio-stereos.

Life Magazine July 19, 1948 :
Full page Vitalis ad with baseball pitcher Bob Feler, fireballer, "Rapid Robert."

Life Magazine August 2, 1948 :
Full page Royal Crown cola ad with baseball theme, photo and cartoons, William Bendix in the Babe Ruth story.

Life Magazine August 16, 1948 :
Full page color Chesterfield cigarettes ad with William Bendix, starring in "The Babe Ruth Story", baseball theme.

Life Magazine October 4, 1948 :
Very nice full page color Pacific Woolens ad with baseball theme art by Ravielli.

Life Magazine February 7, 1949 :
Full page color Swift's Peanut butter ad with cartoon baseball, and lid that is meant to be a coaster (see through green).

Life Magazine May 9, 1949 :
Movie - "The Stratton Story" about a baseball pitcher Monty Stratton.
Full page color Camel cigarettes ad with baseball players Gene Bearden and Johnny Vander Meer.

Life Magazine May 16, 1949 :
Half page Vitalis ad with baseball player Joltin' Joe diMaggio.

Life Magazine August 29, 1949 :
Nice full page color Hamm's Beer ad with baseball player Stan Musial of the St. Louis Cardinals.

Life Magazine April 10, 1950 :
Full page color Camel cigarettes ad with baseball players Mel Parnell, Howard Pollet, Bob Lemon, Vic Raschi.

Life Magazine May 1, 1950 :
Yankees beat the Red Sox in season opener - Al Zarilla, Tommy Henrich, Joe Dimaggio, baseball.
Great full page color Champion Spark Plugs ad with Scottie dog and baseball theme.

Life Magazine May 8, 1950 : Cover - Jackie Robinson, star Baseball player, stars in a movie.
Full page color Post's bran flakes cereal ad with cartoon baseball theme art.

Life Magazine August 14, 1950 :
Nice full page color Havoline motor oil ad with baseball player Ted Williams.

Life Magazine September 25, 1950 :
Frantic pennant contenders in baseball, includes photos of lots of the famous guys, Joe DiMaggio, Ted Williams, Casey Stengel, others.
Full page color Blatz beer ad with Bill Veeck, former owner of the Milwaukee Brewers baseball team and Cleveland Indians.

Life Magazine April 9, 1951 :
Full page color Camel cigarettes ad with baseball players and staff Eddie Sawyer (Phillies), Jim Konstanty (Phils'), Vic Raschi (Yankees), Bob Lemon (Indians).

Life Magazine April 16, 1951 :
Nice full page New York Life ad with baseball theme.

Life Magazine April 23, 1951 :
Attractive full page color Texaco ad with baseball theme.

Life Magazine May 28, 1951 :
Nice full page color Coca-cola ad with baseball theme.

Life Magazine August 6, 1951 :
Neat full page Prest-o-lite battery ad with baseball catcher Yogi Berra.

Life Magazine August 27, 1951 :
Full page color Pleasant Moments whiskey ad with Edward "Rube" Waddell of the A's baseball theme, art by John Cullen Murphy.

Life Magazine March 10, 1952 :
Two page color Wheaties ad with Bob Feller, Cleveland Indians baseball pitcher.

Life Magazine April 14, 1952 :
Horrible baseball accident - Monte Irvin of the New York Giants breaks his ankle.
Full page color Champion spark plugs ad with extremely cute art of little boy playing baseball.

Life Magazine May 5, 1952 :
Half page Sylvania radio and television picture tubes ad with the New York Giants baseball player Leo Durocher.
Nice full page color Camel cigarettes ad with good photos of Ed Lopat, Early Wynn, Allie Reynolds, and Preacher Roe, Yankees, Indians, and Dodgers.

Life Magazine May 12, 1952 :
Cute full page color Early Times whiskey ad with baseball theme sculpture.
Softballer Ed Feigner is so good he plays with only half a team.
Ted Williams hits a home run (baseball) and then goes into the Marines.

Life Magazine May 26, 1952 :
Very funny photo of woman offering baseball umpire her glasses.
Half page Bromo-Seltzer ad with New York Giants baseball player Bobby Thomson.

Life Magazine June 9, 1952 :
Half page Mennen spray deodorant for men, with New York Yankees baseball pitcher Allie Reynolds.

Life Magazine August 4, 1952 :
Full page color Campbell's soup ad with baseball theme.

Life Magazine September 15, 1952 :
Half page Bromo-Seltzer (headaches and neuralgia) ad with New York Giants baseball player Bobby Thomson.
Baseball - Old pro Stan Musial and young Mickey Mantle.

Life Magazine October 6, 1952 :
Nice full page Beech Nut gum ad in color with New York Yankees baseball pitcher Allie Reynolds.

Life Magazine April 6, 1953 :
Japanese baseball players train in the US.
Full page Camel cigarettes ad with 13 different baseball players, name and titles.

Life Magazine April 13, 1953 :
Two page color ad featuring the 1953 Beautyrest mattress awards - Terry Thomas, Joseph Graber (with four new babies), pneumatic hammer operator Leonardo Puleo, baseball player Art Passarella, circus trapeze artist Mary Jane Miller, nurse Katherine White-Spunner, Hernando Courtright, Captain John W. Anderson.

Life Magazine July 20, 1953 :
Half page Mennen deodorant ad with baseball player Bobby Shantz.

Life Magazine October 25, 1954 :
Back page color Lucky Strike cigarettes ad with baseball player Ted Williams.

Life Magazine March 14, 1955 :
Half page Mayo Spruce men's underwear ad with baseball player Mickey Mantle.

Life Magazine April 18, 1955 :
Back page color Chesterfield cigarettes ad with Leo Durocher, baseball.

Life Magazine October 3, 1955 :
Nice full page polaroid camera ad with baseball player Duke Snider.

Life Magazine May 28, 1956 :
Two page Wheaties breakfast cereal ad with Al Kaline, Willie Mays, Ted Kluszewski, and Mickey Mantle, baseball players.

Life Magazine October 1, 1956 :
Full page Color Wheaties cereal ad featuring young boy dreaming of baseball.
Brooklyn Dodgers Sal Maglie profile by Marshall Smith.

Life Magazine April 22, 1957 :
Two page color ad, '57 Dodge Swept-wing car, with Lawrence Welk and baseball boys.

Life Magazine September 16, 1957 :
Full page color Fresh Frozen Orange Juice ad featuring baseball player Robin Roberts.

Life Magazine May 12, 1958 :
Full page Douglas airplane ad with color baseball theme.

Life Magazine May 26, 1958 :
Stan Musial's day - makes his 3,000th hit in baseball.
Full page color Mobiloil ad with baseball theme art.

Life Magazine June 9, 1958 :
Full page Western Union ad with baseball game and Hires Rootbeer.

Life Magazine September 29, 1958 :
Very nice full page color Seagram's VO whiskey ad with baseball art.
George Weiss shapes New York Yankees baseball players and team.

Life Magazine November 10, 1958 :
Full page Weller Power Tools ad with baseball player Mickey Mantle.

Life Magazine March 9, 1959 :
Full page color Pedwin shoes ad with baseball theme, shows catchers mask up close.

Life Magazine October 5, 1959 :
Full page Skippy peanut butter ad with baseball player Casey Stengel.

Life Magazine September 26, 1960 :
Full page Bantron stop-smoking ad with Mickey Mantle, baseball.

Life Magazine April 28, 1961 :
Leo Durocher and Umpire Jocko Conland, baseball.
Cute full page color Friskies Dog Food ad with baseball theme and spaniel dog with brown eye brows.

Life Magazine July 7, 1961 :
Full page Serta Mattress ad with baseball theme, the companies that "team up" to make the mattresses.

Life Magazine March 2, 1962 :
Two page color Sears ad with one full page photo of Red Sox baseball player Ted Williams.

Life Magazine April 13, 1962 :
This issue sometimes has a Post cereal baseball card insert featuring Mickey Mantle and Roger Maris.

Life Magazine August 24, 1962 :
Full page color Ovaltine ad with young boy in baseball cap and uniform.

Life Magazine November 23, 1962 :
Two page color Kellogg's cereal ad with photo of small boy in baseball uniform and Tony the Tiger.

Life Magazine May 7, 1965 :
Two page Standard Oil ad with story on small town boys baseball team hungry on the road.

Life Magazine April 4, 1969 :
Neat full page color Volkswagen van ad with Petrucelli's Pizzeria baseball team.
Boston's "Tony C" can see to hit again, Tony Conigliaro, baseball.

Life Magazine February 20, 1970 :
Cute full page American Gas Association ad with grubby boys baseball team in a tub.

Life Magazine May 22, 1970 :
Kodak full page ad with nice color photo of third grade baseball team, the Mets.

Life Magazine September 18, 1970 :
Half page Olde Bourbon ad with old style baseball.

Life Magazine October 15, 1971 :
Two page American Telephone and Telegraph ad, the photo page shows a very nice baseball scene.

Life Magazine July 1997 :
Two page centerspread State Farm insurance ad featuring Jackie Robinson, baseball player.