If I had a time machine I would spend most of my time at the ballpark. But unfortunately, the only time machine available to me is Photoshop, research, patience, and the dedication to create these images that appear to have been taken yesterday.

No laws of time and space were violated in the productions.

Photo restoration is a hobby that began over 35 years ago, long before the digital tools were available to make anything approaching the quality that can be produced today.

A single portrait in good condition may be completed in a day, while a large team photo in poor condition may take several weeks to a month to complete.

I present to you here with the finished images below the originals. If your favorite team is not represented, it's probably because they didn't exist 100 years ago!

More info: mancavepictures.com

#1 "Shoeless" Joe Jackson. Chicago White Sox, In Their Championship Year Of 1917

"Shoeless" Joe Jackson. Chicago White Sox, In Their Championship Year Of 1917

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Mary Shimkus 1 year ago

We're so used to seeing the past in black and white that when we do see the old photos in color we think it's a recreation. You've done an incredible job on all of these and you can see how you've progressed your talent with time. You've done a fine job.

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#2 "Smokey" Joe Wood. Boston Red Sox, 1915

"Smokey" Joe Wood. Boston Red Sox, 1915

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Marzo Florida 1 year ago

I didnt know that you could renew and colorize old photos, and the look in his face makes this one my fav ☺

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#3 The Stars Of The Chicago White Sox In Their Championship Year Of 1917

The Stars Of The Chicago White Sox In Their Championship Year Of 1917

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Stan Pietruska 1 year ago

Amazing piece of work

#4 Alva "Rip" Williams. Washington Nationals, 1912

Alva "Rip" Williams. Washington Nationals, 1912

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David Payne 1 year ago

Washington Senators

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#5 Branch Rickey. St. Louis Browns, 1914. Rickey Was No Great Player, But He Lives In Baseball History For His Work In Breaking The Segregation Of The Major Leagues, When He Signed Jackie Robinson To The Dodgers In 1947

Branch Rickey. St. Louis Browns, 1914. Rickey Was No Great Player, But He Lives In Baseball History For His Work In Breaking The Segregation Of The Major Leagues, When He Signed Jackie Robinson To The Dodgers In 1947

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Shalina NiNeighill 1 year ago

This must be so hard to do! good job

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#6 Trio Of Brooklyn Robins At Braves Field, Boston, 1916

Trio Of Brooklyn Robins At Braves Field, Boston, 1916

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Alan Hiles 10 months ago

I read somewhere that the horizontal stripes were red. Great Stuff Here!!

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#7 Grover Cleveland Alexander. Philadelphia Phillies, 1914

Grover Cleveland Alexander. Philadelphia Phillies, 1914

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Chris Deyncourt 1 year ago

Follow me @DeynDash fellow photographer myself

#8 The First Champions Of The New American League. Chicago White Sox, With Owner Charles Comiskey, 1901

The First Champions Of The New American League. Chicago White Sox, With Owner Charles Comiskey, 1901

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Ria Hyams 1 year ago

You are very talented

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#9 "Chief" Meyers. Brooklyn, 1916

"Chief" Meyers. Brooklyn, 1916

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OdangaUsagi 1 year ago

I like the added dirt to his uniform. You can somewhat see that in the original, but I probably wouldn't have made an emphasis out of it like this artist did.

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#10 Billy Sullivan. Chicago White Sox, 1911

Billy Sullivan. Chicago White Sox, 1911

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