November 25, 2010
The rich get richer and some don't
As you can plainly see by the looks of that uniform, a whole lot of money wasn't spent on the world champion Cleveland Indians. Not much has changed in ninety years. There was an awful lot of money made by the owners until free agency came about. Even now there is not a lot of money spent on product in some franchises. Picture courtesy of JIGGSY.
Smoky Joe Wood, Cleveland Indians professional baseball player wearing a Worlds Champions uniform, 1920. Wood was an outfielder and sometime pitcher for the Indians when they won the World Series in 1920. Bain News Service, publisher. LOC original medium: glass negative.