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09 Mar 2016

1950 Grapefruit League Pennant in Hemming Park

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“1950, This picture was taken in Hemming Park downtown. The banner was given to the Major League Baseball team that won the most games in Florida.  Mr. Harold Colee was president of the Florida Chamber of Commerce.” LS Cross referencing photographs in the Florida State Archives it appears that the gentleman on the right was […]

20 Jan 2012

Bats and Balls

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I can only guess that this is a civic organization giving sporting equipment to a youth group.  Anyone recognize any of the folks in the photo?

13 Jan 2012

How To Pitch By Bob Feller

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Bob Feller, pitcher with Cleveland Indians pitching his book “How To Pitch” from the field of the old Wolfson Park baseball field.  The first addition of his this book came out in 1948.  Wolfson Park was built in 1955 and served as the city of Jacksonville’s minor league field until it was demolished in 2002, […]

11 Nov 2011

The Sport Shop Inc.

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Wilson, MacGregor and Louisville Slugger on display in the baseball themed window display of The Sport Shop but not a Nike product to be found.  I don’t have any information about this particular photo and have not been able to track down anything on the business.  Anyone out there remember anything about The Sport Shop […]

04 Oct 2011

Carl Hubbell Autograph Signing

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“Carl Hubbell, one of the greatest pitchers of all time in the National League.  Here he is pictured at Hope Haven Hospital signing autographs.  This was in 1949.” LS Carl Owen Hubbell, played 16 seasons (1928 to 1943) as a pitcher for the New York Giants.  He was inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame […]

22 Nov 2010

Mayport Naval Station Baseball 1943

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According to Loyd’s notes this was shot on Sanders Field at Mayport Naval Station in 1943 during the time he was stationed there as a Navy photographer.  The fielding team has Gibbs on their jersey. I can’t read the base runners.

13 Oct 2010

Pitcher Bob Feller

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Bob Feller giving pitching pointers at Wolfson Park.  Love the Cub Scout! “Bob Feller, a great ex-pitcher for the Cleveland Indians.  He was helping some of the kids at the Wolfson baseball park.” LS

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About Photographer Loyd Sandgren

I first met Loyd Sandgren in 1997 as I was putting photo gear back into my car after... Learn More