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Fenway Park, Boston. April 1946. Ted Williams, Eddie Pellagrini, John F. Kennedy, and Hank Greenberg. Photographer not noted.

It’s the opening day at Fenway Park. Here, John F. Kennedy meets with Ted Williams and Eddie Pellagrini of the Boston Red Sox, and Hank Greenberg of the Detroit Tigers at Fenway Park, Boston, April

1970's Houston Astros-J.R. Richard and Nolan Ryan

The best of the Astros 1970 J. Richard & Nolan Ryan went to many many of these games at the Astrodome.

December 16, 1954 Willie Mays becomes the first player to win the Most Valuable Player Award in his first full year in the majors when he easily outdistances Reds first baseman Ted Kluszewski for the honor. The 23-year-old Giants center fielder made his big league debut at the end of May in 1951, but missed the last two seasons due to his service in the U.S. Army.

Some consider the greatest all-around player in the history of the Major Leagues to be the Say Hey Kid, Willie Mays.

Harry Heilmann -  HOF 1952

Baseball History: Death of Harry Heilmann July 1951 - Harry Edwin Heilmann nicknamed “Slug,” was a Major League Baseball player who played 17 seasons with the Detroit Tigers and Cincinnati Reds.