Tag Archives: Lou Gehrig

Lou Gehrig in Asbury Park

Lou Gehrig, 1927, Asbury Park, N.J. (Personal collection) A couple of years ago, I came across this photo on eBay. It’s small — maybe about 2×3 inches — pasted to a blank postcard. On the back, in pencil, it says, “Lou Gehrig and [illegible] 1927 Ashbury Pk.” The illegible name looks like Janu, but it

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Baseball on the Fourth

July 4 is a big day for Yankee baseball. It was George Steinbrenner’s birthday and that top hat logo was just made for the holiday. (I do love the way the Scranton-Wilkes Barre Yankees incorporated it into their uniforms. If you have to use the parent club’s nickname, the least you can do is mix up

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