Monday, April 6, 2009

Play Ball! - Baseball Officially Begins today

August Sander? Lewis Hine? No. Made in a clear, direct manner that parallels the skills of the fore mentioned Heavy Hitters, these portraits of baseball greats, and not so greats, were made in the 1920's and 30's by the great Charles M. Conlon.

Lon Warneke, 1939, St Louis Cardinals, by Charles Conlon

Ted Williams, 1939, Boston Red Sox, by Charles Conlon

Paul Dean and Dizzy Dean, 1934, St. Louis Cardinals, by Charles Conlon

Joe Martina, 1924 Washington Senators, by Charles Conlon.

Jimmy Austin, 1929, St. Louis Browns, by Charles Conlon

Lloyd Waner, 1929 Pittsburg Pirates, by Charles Conlon

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