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By Photographs by George E. Outland, Text by John W. Outland

ISBN-10: 0786441232

ISBN-13: 9780786441235

From 1921 via 1930, the younger George E. Outland, who may pass directly to be a professor and usa Congressman, documented his love for baseball by way of arriving early at significant league and Pacific Coast League ballgames armed together with his digital camera and an album of his personal images. He used his photos to achieve entry to a few of the best gamers and ballparks of his period, and his matters incorporated such legends as Walter Johnson, Paul Waner, Sam Crawford, Babe Ruth, and plenty of extra. gathered listed here are greater than four hundred of Outland's photos from the twenties, besides the tales of the ballplayers and ballparks depicted. The booklet additionally summarizes Outland's homerun log, a list of the 1,503 homers that he witnessed at sixty six assorted ballparks from 1922 to 1974.

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300-plus seasons, two with Seattle (192021) and two with Vernon (1923-24). 1. Getting Started, 1921–1923 27 18. Marty (“Patsy”) McGaffigan: A leading base stealer and Sacramento’s regular second baseman from 1919 through 1922, McGaffigan had come down from the Philadelphia Phillies where he had limited playing time during 1917 and 1918. The Senators traded him to Oakland at the end of the 1922 season. 28 Baseball Visions of the Roaring Twenties 19. Paul Fittery: Fittery was a workhorse pitcher in the Coast League for eight years, the last four of which (1920–23) were spent with Sacramento where he went 75–75.

His only major league appearance was in 1912 when he pitched three innings in one game for Cincinnati. 34 Baseball Visions of the Roaring Twenties 25. Earl “Pinch” Kunz: Kunz pitched in the Coast League from 1920 through 1930 with the exception of 1923 when he had a brief stint with the Pittsburgh Pirates. The autograph on this picture is from that one year, 1923, even though the picture was taken in 1922. Kunz won 23 games for Oakland in 1924, his best single season. Overall his Coast League record was 109–128.

Paul Fittery: Fittery was a workhorse pitcher in the Coast League for eight years, the last four of which (1920–23) were spent with Sacramento where he went 75–75. Fittery won only one game in the major leagues— with the 1917 Phillies— but had 293 victories in the minors. 1. Getting Started, 1921–1923 29 20. Carroll Canfield: Canfield pitched for the Senators between 1921 and 1927. He had a dismal 4–13 record during 1922, the year this picture was taken. , later caught in the Pacific Coast League.

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