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, […]

1969 Seattle Pilots, No. 21 Tommy Harper

seattle pilots uniform baseball

Uniform & Team History The expansion Seattle Pilots played only one season, relocating to Milwaukee in 1970 and becoming the Brewers. Tommy Harper, who stole a whopping 73 bases for the Pilots in 1969, went on to play and coach for the Red Sox. He settled in the Boston area after retiring. Oldtime Game History […]

1969 New York Mets, No. 41 Tom Seaver

new york mets tom seaver

Uniform & Team History The 1969 Miracle Mets shocked the Baltimore Orioles in the World Series for the their first championship. Hall of Famer Tom Seaver, who won 25 games for the ’69 Mets, closed out his career with the Red Sox in 1986. Oldtime Game History Beginning with the 2002 Oldtime Baseball Game, American […]

1969 Chicago White Sox No. 11 Luis Aparicio

1936 Brooklyn Dodgers, No. 26 Fred Frankhouse

Uniform & Team History Aparicio played 10 of his 18 seasons with the Chicago White Sox, winding up his career in Boston. He led the American League in stolen bases in each of his first nine seasons. Oldtime Game History James Greeley of Newton North High School was wearing this uniform in 2006 when he […]

1969 Atlanta Braves, No. 44 Henry Aaron

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Uniform & Team History Henry Aaron — Hammerin’ Hank — signed his first professional contract with the Boston Braves, but it was with the Milwaukee Braves he made his major-league debut in 1954. He later moved with the Braves when the team relocated to Atlanta and then returned to Milwaukee to close out his brilliant […]