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Since I posted the first of these on a Thursday, which is known on social media as a time of reflection, I thought to make it a regular thing under this rubric. These are kind of fun; it’s like a box of chocolates — you never know what you’re gonna get. (Actually, I never understood […]

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The National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum is connecting with the Google Cultural Institute to make highlighted exhibits and an interior interactive view of the Museum accessible to baseball lovers worldwide. The Hall of Fame’s Cultural Institute presence consists of two digital exhibits and indoor Street View imagery. The first exhibit, Picturing America’s Pastime, […]

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Brad Mangin, who published a collection of his Baseball Instagrams last year, has a new slideshow of some of his 2014 spring training work on the Sports Illustrated site. Here’s my conversation with Mangin, conducted last September, about his somewhat unorthodox approach.

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As per the Philadelphia Inquirer, this combo review/author profile of Mark Stang and his new collection of snapshots about the Phillies, published by Orange Frazier. I’m guessing the book was planned before the Phillies won their championship, but the timing can only help sales. Key point: “According to Stang, the majority of baseball photos through […]

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An Unofficial Journal of Baseball’s Best Fans, Volume #1 By Will Byington It takes a special person to be a Cubs fan. With such a rich history of failure and disappointment, some would call them masochists, but looking at the photos and reading the stories in Byington’s new book, they seem happy enough. (Of course, […]

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I miss Life magazine. None of its descendants match the mix of news and photos and even social impact that the legendary publication enjoyed during its heyday. Now, thanks to Google, you can view some 200 baseball images. It’s a nice mix, but after looking over the available shots, there’s obviously a lot missing. Not […]

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“Oregon Nisei Baseball — The Early Years” exhibit featuring black-and-white images of Nisei teams and Northwest baseball tournaments.  Oregon Nikkei Legacy Center: 121 N.W. Second Ave. (503-224-1458) Hours: 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Tue-Sat, noon-3 p.m. Sun.  Opening reception 1:30 p.m. Sun, Sept. 14; through Jan. 11, 2009. From the Web site: In celebration of the 10th […]

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Someone does evidement, as per this review of Neil Leifer’s Ballet in the Dirt on this French photographic Web site.

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The Los Angeles Central Library is hosting “Play Ball! Images of Dodger Blue, 1958-1988,” a photographic exhibition, through November 9. The curator for the exhibit is David Davis, a contributing writer to Los Angeles Magazine and The Times’ Book Review. “Since 1958, the Dodgers have been a vital, integral part of the social fabric of […]

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Would you pay $400 for a book of baseball photographs? One thousand bibliophiles did. Some didn’t even blink when the price rose to $700 for Ballet in the Dirt: The Golden Age of Baseball, a coffee table collection of lensman Neil Leifer’s best work, published in late 2007 by Taschen Books. Leifer, 65, got his […]

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