1951 New York Giants, No. 21 Bobby Thomson

New York Giants baseball uniform

Uniform & Team History Bobby Thomson’s shot heard ’round the world in a 1951 playoff game against the Brooklyn Dodgers remains one of the greatest home runs in baseball history. Oldtime Game History Sportswriter Lindsay Berra, granddaughter of iconic Hall of Fame New York Yankees catcher Yogi Berra, wore this uniform as a coach in […]

1950 Philadelphia Phillies, No. 36 Robin Roberts

1950 Philadelphia Phillies, No. 36 Robin Roberts

Uniform & Team History Robin Roberts went 20-11 for the National League pennant winners. The late Eddie Waitkus, who grew up in Cambridge, was a member of this team. Also known as the Whiz Kids. Oldtime Game History Nate Freiman of Wellesley and Duke University, who wore this uniform in 2005 and ’06, was later […]

1950 Philadelphia Athletics, No. 30 Bobby Shantz

Uniform & Team History The gold coloring on this uniform was to commemorate Connie Mack’s 50th (and last) season as manager of the Athletics. Oldtime Game History Mark Langone of Stonehill College, who wore this uniform in 2000, went on to play professional baseball in Italy, writing a blog about his experiences. Jack McGeary of […]

1946 Montreal Royals, No. 9, Jackie Robinson

1946 Montreal Royals, No. 9, Jackie Robinson

Uniform & Team History The Royals, playing in the International League, were the top farm club of the Brooklyn Dodgers. Robinson led the IL in hitting with a .349 average in 1946 before making his historic ascent to the Dodgers in 1947. Oldtime Game History Added to the Oldtime Baseball Game in 2009, it was […]

1945 Kansas City Monarchs, No. 5 Jackie Robinson

kansas city monarchs baseball uniform

Uniform & Team History Before he broke in with the Brooklyn Dodgers in 1947, Jackie Robinson played for this legendary Negro League team. Oldtime Game History Christopher Neil of Bryant University, who wore this uniform in 2006 and 2007, later went on to a professional sports career in basketball. Following his graduation from Bryant, Neil […]

1944 St. Louis Cardinals, No. 6 Stan Musial

Uniform & Team History Stan “The Man” Musial played 22 seasons for the Cardinals and was a 20-time all-star. He was inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame in 1969. Oldtime Game History In one of the great moments in Oldtime Baseball Game history, Framingham State College lefthander Orazio Azzarello was wearing this uniform in […]

1944 St. Louis Browns, No. 5 Vern Stephens

1944 St. Louis Browns uniform

Uniform & Team History Vern Stephens’ 109 RBI led the American League in 1944. Oldtime Game History Having attended the Oldtime Baseball game since he was a small child, Cambridge native Danny Nugent always wanted to be a participant. Not knowing how to make it happen, he took matters into his own hands: He wrote […]

1942 Boston Red Sox, No. 6 Johnny Pesky

Uniform & Team History Johnny Pesky’s name is synonymous with the Boston Red Sox, for whom he worked in a variety of capacities for more than 60 years. A .308 lifetime hitter, he had three 200-hit seasons. Oldtime Game History This uniform was added to our collection specifically for the 1999 Game, and worn by […]