Wait Hoyt & Wee Willie Sherdel-The Same Size?
I never thought of Wait Hoyt as small as Wee Willie Sherdel, but I never actually thought about it, either. Here he hugs “Wee Willie”, pitcher for the St. Louis Cardinals, who must be a friend, before the first game of the 1928 World Series where this pair would play the role of starters. But, […]
Baseball Photo Postcard Collages
These two design-work baseball photographic postcards are a couple of my favorites. I figure it took the photographer quite a bit of work to create these local products. The Fenner Brothers of Lima, Ohio and Rardin Photo of Jordan, Michigan had to print all those individual photos, size them properly, construct a design platform onto which all the […]
CONTOUR THE BABE
I’ve always enjoyed looking at this two-toned abstract facial design of the Babe. I knew right away it was Babe Ruth’s face, and so do most people familiar with the Babe. It’s a clever piece of work, breaking up light from shadow, catching the bend of the nose, the angle of the eye, the profile […]