Ty Cobb slides into third in a flurry of dust and spikes. Home Run Baker, young and strong, takes batting practice while his teammates stand in awe. Wee Willie Keller and Cy Young, Babe Ruth and Dizzy Dean, Joe DiMaggio and Ted Williams--these and other American heroes take the field in Baseball's Golden Age: The Photographs of Charles M. Conlon. From 1904 to 1942, Conlon photographed it all, creating some of baseball's most famous photographs, but the photographer himself has remained practically unknown. This volume is the first publication to reproduce Conlon's photographs as fine art and to give his remarkable legacy its due.
Selected and newly printed from the Conlon negatives in the archives of The Sporting Age, 205 dazzling images fill the pages of Baseball's Golden Age. The glory of that time shines through in the text as well, as authors Neal McCabe and Constance McCabe have assembled wonderful, evocative stories that bring these legendary baseball heroes to life. Baseball's Golden Age is sure to please all fans of baseball--past, present, and future....Continua