An original news photo puts fading star Babe Ruth against a spring sky at the Polo Grounds in 1935. It leads off the latest vintage photo auction at RMY.
He wasn’t The Babe yet. Just George; one of the students enrolled at St. Mary’s Industrial School. It was coming, though. His skill on the baseball diamond was impossible to miss, even as a teenager and soon he’d be discovered, signed to a pro baseball contract and sent on his way to immortality. The Vintage […]
By Kevin Nelson [Editor’s note: This is the second in our series on the notorious Operation Bullpen case.) The most notorious forgery produced by the Operation Bullpen conspiracy was, undoubtedly, the Mother Teresa baseball, supposedly signed by the late Christian missionary who devoted her life to serving the poor. But if the Mother Teresa forgery was […]