Tuesday, May 15, 2012

Incredible Vintage Photos Of Sports Fans 100 Years Ago

A "chorus girl" singing at a baseball game in 1912

A Dutch fan cheering at a game in Amsterdam in 1931

A jockey and a fan at Belmont Park in the 1910s

An Ansel Adams photo of baseball at Manazar Relocation Center in 1943

Belgian fans watching a game against Holland from the trees in 1913

Election Night 1931 in Wellington, New Zealand

Boston Red Sox fans in 1913

Cadets at the Army-Navy football game in 1913

Dutch kids cheering on their team in 1931

English soccer fans storming the pitch in 1927

Fans outside Philadelphia's Shibe Park in 1913

Fans following a 1911 World Series game on a "playograph" in NYC

Fans outside Philadelphia's Shibe Park in 1913


Fans waiting outside the Polo Grounds in 1913

Fans watching a bull fight in Portugal in 1919

Fans watching the 1913 Davis Cup

Golf patrons at Brookline in 1913

On-lookers at Belmont Park in the 1910s

Prince William and the King of Sweden at the 1912 Olympics

Team executives watching a baseball game in Philadelphia in 1913

The crowd at the 1913 Army-Navy game

(via Library of Congress)

1 comment:

  1. Seeing these pictures makes it even more amazing how much things like Canon, Olympus, or Nikon Cameras have changed through the years. It's almost hard to believe that these black and whites were considered cutting edge in their day.

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