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Elvis playing football

3 Nov

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German Federal Archived Photos of Old Germany

27 Oct

These are some amazing photos of Adolf Hitler’s Germany. They show Germany in its heyday. They are complete with all of the pomp and circumstance.

(widelec.org, via izismile.com)

British Wrestling Posters

6 Oct

Photos of Famous Musicians Playing Sport

4 Sep
Bob Dylan in 1969

George Harrison

Elton John, then owner of the NASL’s Los Angeles Aztecs, takes a graceful swing in front of famous footballer George Best

Rod Stewart is a well-known soccer enthusiast

Elvis Presley

 Robert Plant playing soccer in a speedo

Joan Jett after a run at the 1978 Rock and Roll Sports Classic

Bob Marley and Jimi Hendrix fooling around with a soccer ball backstage

Pat Boone and Trini Lopez making a racket, 1975

Ray Davies and John Dalton of the Kinks playing table tennis

 Zappa playing table tennis

Bob Dylan takes a dive

House of David Baseball Team

19 Aug

The Israelite House of David religious society was founded by Benjamin and Mary Purnell in 1903. Benjamin Purnell was a sports enthusiast and encouraged the Community to play sports, especially baseball, to build physical and spiritual discipline.

In 1913, the Israelite House of David began to play competitive baseball. The House became famous touring America from the 1920s through the 1950s. The team members wore long hair and beards as they played.

By the late 1920s, the House began hiring professionals. Some professional players grew their beards out to show respect towards the God of Israel, while others wore false beards. nity had three separate barnstorming teams touring the county, playing and evangelizing wherever they went.

‘From 1946 until 1955, there were numerous teams which bore the House of David name and wore beards. – Wikipedia

Auto-Polo, Coney Island, 1913

8 Aug

Old pictures of Michael Jordan

30 Jul

Michael Jeffrey Jordan (born February 17, 1963) is a former American professional basketball player, active businessman, and majority owner of the Charlotte Bobcats. His biography on the National Basketball Association (NBA) website states, “By acclamation, Michael Jordan is the greatest basketball player of all time.” Jordan was one of the most effectively marketed athletes of his generation and was instrumental in popularizing the NBA around the world in the 1980s and 1990s.