Annual Baseball Old Timer's Day at Yankee Stadium in 1955
New York City USA Date:1955, July 30 Duration:1 min 23 sec Sound:NO SOUND
Baseball immortals gather at Yankee Stadium, on July 30, 1955, for the annual Old Timers day. Players welcomed onto field. Ty Cobb shakes hands with fan in stands. Shots of participating players including Yankees' Joe DiMaggio, Cubs' Gabby Hartnett, Dodgers' Burleigh Grimes and White Sox' Ted Lyons. Players in dugout include A's Jimmy Foxx (with bat), and at far right, NY Giants' Bill Terry talking with Boston Braves' Tommy Holmes. 89-year old Cy Young sits and smokes a pipe. Shots of Yankees' great 1940s outfield of Charlie Keller, Joe DiMaggio and Tommy Heinrich. Shots of fans in stands. Yankees' current manager Casey Stengel accepts birthday cake from newspaper writers. Old Timers game in progress, players come around to score.
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