DIZZIE DEAN HONORED Athlete of The Year, Dizzy Dean, sips champagne and enjoys a chicken dinner. Connie Mack and Ford Frick are guests at the event. NOTE: Reporter voice-over requires additional clearances.
OPENING DAY OF BASEBALL 1936 President Franklin Roosevelt throws out the first ball to open the baseball season in Washington. Lefty Gomez pitches for the New York Yankees. The Senators won opening day in 1936. In Fenway Park in Boston, Connie Mack and Joe Cronin exchange hellos. At New York's Polo Grounds Mayor Fiorello La Guardia threw out the opening ball while Babe Ruth watched from the stands.
CONNIE MACK TRAINS THE PHILADELPHIA ATHLETICS In West Palm Beach, Florida, the Philadelphia Athletics get ready for the upcoming baseball season at spring training under the watchful eye of manager Connie Mack whose motto is "work and more work." The Tall Tactician then shows the young ones how to bat.
Date: March 13, 1947 - BLACK/WHITE Source: Video: BetaSP Length: 00:00:51:00, No Audio
CONNIE MACK'S BIRTHDAY Connie Mack, the Grand Old Man of baseball, celebrates his 92nd birthday quietly with his family in Fort Meyers, Florida. It's his first birthday in 70 years when he hasn't been associated with the sport.
CONNIE MACK TRAINS BALLPLAYERS Under the watchful and experienced eye of Cornelius McGillicuddy, or Connie Mack, the Philadelphia Athletics train in West Palm Beach. Connie limbers up along with his proteges.
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