A rodeo cowboy is thrown off a big bull at the Navy sponsored Camp Pendleton,
California rodeo in the 1950's. The annual rodeo, to benefit the Navy Relief Society ,was promoted as the "World's
Largest Free Rodeo". The rodeo was held in June of each year.
Detroit Tigers baseball player Goose Goslin surrounded by youthful fans
in this great promotional photograph. Goslin also played for the Washington Senators & the St. Louis Browns.
Leon "Goose" Goslin was elected into the Baseball Hall of Fame in 1968 after spearheading his teams to 5 American
League pennants over a 12 year span. Did you know . . . that Goose Goslin is the only man to have played in
each of the 19 World Series games featuring the Washington Senators?
Great golfing fooursome from the 1950's includes Ben Hogan, Dwight
Eisenhower, Byron Nelson and the manager of the Augusta National Golf Culb.
Great old 1920's era photograph of dad and two sons on the links.
Joe Louis, born in Alabama, moved to Detroit when he was twelve. With
a friend's encourgagement, Louis used his weekly fifty cents for violin lessons to rent a locker at Brewsters Gym, where
he developed an athlete's physique and a competitor's instinct. Coming off a strong showing in the 1934 Golden Gloves
final, he attracted a manager & trainer who thought he could be a World Champion Boxer. The rest is history.
Delightful photograph of New York Yankees Slugger Babe Ruth shown with
youthful fans in the bleachers during the 1927 season. "The Bambino" slugged his way into 7 World Series Championships
during his colorful professional baseball career.
Photo taken April 9, 1962, as President John F. Kennedy greets members
of the Washington D.C. Senators baseball team at the first game of the season. In keeping with tradition, the President
threw out the first ball at the Senators Spring opener at the D.C. Stadium in the team's second season as the American
League's second Senators franchise. The park was later renamed RFK Stadium after the late President's slain
brother, Robert F. Kennedy.
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