Old Hoss Flipping The Bird, And More: An Opening Day RetrospectiveS

Peter Nash, resident baseball historian and former 3rd Bass prime minister, has pulled together some Opening Day memorabilia porn for your viewing pleasure. Like this 1886 Opening Day photo from Boston featuring Old Hoss Radbourn (top left) expressing joy about having his picture taken. Dive in.

Old Hoss Flipping The Bird, And More: An Opening Day RetrospectiveS

Yankee Stadium, Opening Day, 1923

Old Hoss Flipping The Bird, And More: An Opening Day RetrospectiveS

Washington D.C., Griffith Park, 1940

Old Hoss Flipping The Bird, And More: An Opening Day Retrospective

Polo Grounds, Opening Day invitation, 1891

Old Hoss Flipping The Bird, And More: An Opening Day RetrospectiveS

Detroit, Bennett Park, 1911

Old Hoss Flipping The Bird, And More: An Opening Day RetrospectiveS

Yankee Stadium, 1929, Opening Day ticket

Old Hoss Flipping The Bird, And More: An Opening Day RetrospectiveS

Chicago Feds, 1914, Opening Day pennant

Old Hoss Flipping The Bird, And More: An Opening Day Retrospective

Ebbets Field, 1941, Opening Day ticket

Old Hoss Flipping The Bird, And More: An Opening Day RetrospectiveS

Yankee Stadium, 1923, Opening Day program

Old Hoss Flipping The Bird, And More: An Opening Day RetrospectiveS

Fenway Park, 1934, Opening Day program and ticket stub

Old Hoss Flipping The Bird, And More: An Opening Day RetrospectiveS

Yankee Stadium, 1934

Old Hoss Flipping The Bird, And More: An Opening Day RetrospectiveS

Navin Field, Detroit, 1912

Old Hoss Flipping The Bird, And More: An Opening Day RetrospectiveS

Navin Field, Detroit, 1912

Old Hoss Flipping The Bird, And More: An Opening Day RetrospectiveS

St. Louis, 1887, Opening Day silk

Old Hoss Flipping The Bird, And More: An Opening Day Retrospective

Ebbets Field, 1947, Jackie Robinson's first game

Old Hoss Flipping The Bird, And More: An Opening Day RetrospectiveS

Spalding Baseball Guide, 1894

Old Hoss Flipping The Bird, And More: An Opening Day RetrospectiveS

Boston, South End Grounds, 1888

Old Hoss Flipping The Bird, And More: An Opening Day RetrospectiveS

New Yorks [sic] vs. Boston, 1886, box score

Old Hoss Flipping The Bird, And More: An Opening Day RetrospectiveS

New York, 1871, box score from New York Clipper

Old Hoss Flipping The Bird, And More: An Opening Day RetrospectiveS

Boston, 1906

Old Hoss Flipping The Bird, And More: An Opening Day RetrospectiveS

Ad from Sporting Life, 1888 Philadelphia Opening

Old Hoss Flipping The Bird, And More: An Opening Day RetrospectiveS

Boston, 1907, Opening Day invite

Old Hoss Flipping The Bird, And More: An Opening Day RetrospectiveS

Boston, 1904