|27 Photographs Of Turn Of The Century Boston Baseball|
The Boston Public Library has a collection of early 20th-century photographs that used to hang in popular baseball bar called Third Base in Boston. When Prohibition hit in 1919, the bar closed and the owner donated the photo collection to the library.
1. Boston Red Sox Spring Training in Little Rock Arkansas
Left to right: Railing, Killian, pitcher Ralph Glaze, Michael T. McGreevey, pitcher Cy Young, pitcher Rube Kroh, and trainer Charlie Green in front.
2. The Boston Royal Rooters return from Pittsburgh, 1903 World Series
New York Giants Manager John McGraw and his pitching ace, Christy Mathewson in special black uniforms for the series. The Giants lost in six games to the Philadelphia Athletics
10. Boston Policemen pose in dugout at the Huntington Avenue Grounds, 1903 World Series
The caption refers to the riot between the Royal Rooters and the Boston Police when the Police attempted to clear the overflow crowd from the field before the start of game three. Taken before game eight on October 13, 1903.
11. Fans scaling the wall at the Huntington Avenue Grounds, 1903 World Series
Jerry McCarthy was the bat-boy for the Boston Red Sox. The Boston Red Sox won the World Series beating the New York Giants.
14. Opening Day for the Boston Americans, 1904
Chicago Cubs first baseman Frank Chance, slides safely into first as Jiggs Donahue of the Chicago White Sox tries to apply the tag. During World Series game at West Side Grounds.
16. Boston Americans and Pittsburgh Pirates,1903 World Series
Unofficial headquarters of the Boston Royal Rooters at 940 Columbus Avenue in the Roxbury Crossing neighborhood. The saloon was located near both the South End Grounds and the Huntington Avenue Grounds.
18. McGreevey and Red Sox players at Spring Training in Hot Springs, Arkansas
Saloon owner and Boston baseball fan, Michael T. "NufCed" McGreevey
20. Boston Red Sox at Spring Training, Arizona, 1911
Hall of fame infielders shake hands in Cleveland. Lajoie was a second baseman for Cleveland and Honus Wagner a shortstop for the Pittsburgh Pirates.
24. King George V attends his first baseball game
McGreevey poses with members of the Nuf Ced Team, an amateur squad that he sponsored.
26. Connie Mack, Manager and owner of the Philadelphia Athletics, 1912