Pictures from the past in St. Louis sports…
Friday July 28th 2017

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On deck and waiting……….

On deck and waiting……….

Stan the Man on deck at the reopening of the Polo Grounds to the expansion New York Mets on April 11, 1962...Opening Day for both teams...and a great day for Musial. Stan went 3 for 3, hit a double, scored a run and was a standout in the Cardinal's 11-4 win. Check the stands along right field...only 16 thousand showed up for a new team and to [...]

Top BILL-ing….

Top BILL-ing….

Coming off a season ending N-I-T finals loss to Providence, the St. Louis University Billikens were ready to hit the hardwood in the fall of 1961 for the 61-62 season and Tom Kieffer was one of the big guns for Coach John Bennington....remember the names? Kieffer....Bill "Bevo" Nordmann...Dave Harris...George Latinovich...Donnell Reid... Tom [...]

Yahhh…don’t be a girlie mon…I’m here to PUMP YOU UP!!

Yahhh…don’t be a girlie mon…I’m here to PUMP YOU UP!!

Though the nearest beach was probably about 600 miles away, we young guys in greater St. Louis were always afraid of having that sand kicked in our face and thus were fair game for the Charles Atlas ads that appeared regularly in Sport Magazine....in just 15 minutes a day I could look like like THAT??....hey, gamble a stamp....bring it on.....Did [...]

Before the internet….

Before the internet….

If back in the 60's your allowance was a quarter a week, fifty cents or (lucky you) a dollar, chance are you couldn't spend it fast enough on stuff like this...and if you were like me, after about a week waited for the mailman every day until the goods finally arrived... Was there any other bat to be used?  

Just for grins…

Just for grins…

Just for grins...remember these ads in SPORT magazine?? Remember when there was only one or two acne meds for us guys? "Get that Tackle...that's our battle cry...young men must look good to a ladies eye"...and on and on........