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Dallas Baseball Team — ca. 1910

Team photo from about 1910.

The Dallas Clippers: Early Dallas Baseball

Early baseball in Big D.

“Jim Nasium” Can Teach You a Thing Or Two About Baseball Heckling — 1908

A few of the cat-calls you might have heard at a Dallas Giants baseball game.

Ernie Banks: From Booker T. Washington High School to the Baseball Hall of Fame to the Presidential Medal of Freedom

Legendary baseball player Ernie Banks may be “Mr. Cub,” but he started out as a star athlete at Booker T. Washington High School in Dallas.

Beautiful Lake Cliff — ca. 1906

When Oak Cliff was home to “the Southwest’s greatest playground.”

Theaters at 1517 Elm: The Garden, The Jefferson, The Pantages, The Ritz, and The Mirror — 1912-1941

Several theaters — showcasing both vaudeville and movies — occupied 1517 Elm Street.

Casa Linda Park — 1947-1977

Aerial views of Casa Linda Park, spanning 30 years.

Year-End List! My Favorite Images Posted in 2017

My favorite photos, postcards, and artworks posted in 2017.

From the Vault: Simulcasting the World Series In the Days Before Radio

People used to gather in theaters to see play-by-play action reproduced via telegraph.

A Few Photo Additions to Past Posts — #6

New photos added to old posts.