Monday, November 28, 2005

High Marx

The pitch is low and outside to Groucho Marx and his giant bat. Harpo has jumped out to catch the ball while Chico and the NY Giants look sorry to be there. 1932.

Wednesday, November 16, 2005

Put up your dukes

Duke hit four homers in two different World Series (1952 and 1955). Here's a photo from '52 with the NL championship giant bat ignored in the background.

Tuesday, November 15, 2005

Remember these guys?

McGwire and Canseco were called the Bash Brothers by some marketing geniuses for the fleeting moment when they were teammates -- young and strong. I wonder what became of them. I really wonder what became of their giant bats.

Tuesday, November 01, 2005

Cool Papa

We could hardly believe it when this picture showed up on Ebay. That's Cool Papa Bell swinging a giant Willie Mays bat.