Boston Colored Giants, Will “Cannonball” Jackman

Ray Bourque Oldtime Baseball Game

Uniform & Team History The original Boston Giants were an early Negro Leagues baseball team founded at the turn of the century as the Dartmouth Athletic Giants. Mostly a semipro team that served as a sort of minor-league team for better-known Negro Leagues teams elsewhere in the country, several incarnations came and went from the […]

1954 Cangrejeros de Santurce, No. 21, Roberto Clemente

Uniform & Team History Founded in 1939, this legendary team is still active in the Puerto Rico winter league, now known as Liga de Béisbol Profesional Roberto Clemente. The league’s name honors the memory of  Roberto Clemente, a native of Puerto Rico who played for Santurce and forged a Hall of Fame career with the […]

Pete Frates, No. 3, Boston College

Mike King wearing Boston College Pete Frates baseball uniform

Uniform & Team History On March 3, 2015, the Red Sox and Boston College played an exhibition game at JetBlue Park in Fort Myers, Fla., in honor of Pete Frates, the former BC baseball captain who was battling ALS. What made this game special is that players on both teams wore No. 3 jerseys, after […]

House of David

House of David baseball uniform

Uniform & Team History The House of David was a barnstorming team that toured the country from the 1920’s to the 1950’s. House of David players were known for their long beards. Though they mostly were amateur players, future Hall of Famers Grover Cleveland Alexander and Satchel Paige had hitches with the House of David, […]

1940’s New York Yankees, No. 8, Yogi Berra

Uniform & Team History One of the greatest catchers in baseball history, St. Louis native Yogi Berra played on 10 World Series championship teams during his 18 seasons with the New York Yankees. A two-time American League MVP, Berra hit 358 career home runs. He later managed the Yankees, as well as the New York […]

Boston Red Sox, No. 41, Jim Corsi

Jim Corsi son

Uniform & Team History This is an actual uniform used by Newton, Mass., native Jim Corsi, who pitched for his hometown Red Sox from 1997 to 1999. Corsi pitched a 10 seasons in the big leagues and was a member of the 1989 World Series champion Oakland A’s. After his career ended, Corsi became the […]

Boston Red Sox, No. 3, Pete Frates

Pete Frates wearing Boston Red Sox uniform, 2012

Pete Frates, 2012. Uniform & Team History No uniform in the Oldtime Baseball Game offers more symbolism — and has seen more of the country — than the No. 3 Red Sox uniform that was unveiled in 2012. For it was in the 2012 Oldtime Baseball Game that former Boston College captain Pete Frates, who […]

1946 Boston Red Sox, No. 39, Eddie Pellagrini

Uniform & Team History Boston native Eddie Pellagrini made his big-league debut with the Red Sox on April 22, 1946 and hit a home run off Washington Senators right-hander Sid Hudson in his first at-bat. He went on to play eight years in the big leagues, including time with the St. Louis Browns, Philadelphia Phillies, […]