George Sisler, Babe Ruth, Ty Cobb
1924 World Series
Three baseball Hall of Famers pose for the camera on October 4th during the 1924 World Series where the Washington Senators beat the New York Giants. From left to right: George Harold Sisler (1893-1973), Babe Ruth (1895-1948) and Ty Cobb (1886-1961).
George Harold Silser (March 24, 1893 - March 26, 1973) aka "Gentleman George" or "Gorgeous George" played for 15 seasons as a first baseman with the St. Louis Browns (now the Baltimore Orioles) in the MLB, earning him the Baseball Hall of Fame in 1939
George Herman Ruth, Jr. (February 6, 1895 – August 16, 1948) aka "Babe" Ruth, "the great Bambino" and "the sultan of Swat". Played for the Boston Red Sox and New York Yankees. Was also one of the first five players elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame in 1936.
Tyrus Raymond "Ty" Cobb (December 18, 1886 - July 17th, 1961) also known as "The Georgia Peach". Ty Cobb is a Baseball Hall of Fame member who played 22 seasons in the MLB as an outfielder with the Detroit Tigers.
Photo courtesy of the Library of Congress.
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