The Early Years: A Gallery

This article was written by Lew Lipset - Mark Rucker

This article was published in The National Pastime: Premiere Edition (1982)

What stories these pictures tell! They give voice to a game, and to a nation, that regularly recast their own image yet somehow remain recognizably, essentially, eternally the same. Everything connects: Steinbrenner with Von Der Ahe, Jackson with Kelly, Weaver with Wright. Step into the picture below, turn the pages, and commune with the past — it won’t seem distant at all.


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Mark Rucker and Lew Lipset: The Early Years gallery