SOUTH HILLS – Jonah Keri has supplied us with a mid-winter treat as he went behind the scenes at MLB Productions recently and came away with some never-seen-before footage as you can view/read about in this fantastic Grantland.com article.
Keri reported about an interesting project that is underway. Wrote Keri: “The Major League Baseball Film and Video Archive’s contents date all the way back to 1905 and contain more than 200,000 hours of footage. During a recent trip to the MLB Productions headquarters in Secaucus, New Jersey, I watched as dozens of technicians worked on converting thousands of games into digital format.”
Keri found one particular gem (which you can view if you go to the link), a newly discovered two-minute video of Ty Cobb, Babe Ruth and Walter Johnson. You know, just three of baseball’s four original Hall of Famers. Continue Reading →