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!

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

"Smokey" Joe Wood. Boston Red Sox, 1915

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Marzo Florida 2 years 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 2 years ago

Washington Senators

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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 2 years 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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Milt Novak 8 months ago

Is that Casey Stengel, kneeling with a bat?

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#7

Grover Cleveland Alexander. Philadelphia Phillies, 1914

Grover Cleveland Alexander. Philadelphia Phillies, 1914

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Chris Deyncourt 2 years ago

Follow me @DeynDash fellow photographer myself

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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 2 years ago

You are very talented

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#9

"Chief" Meyers. Brooklyn, 1916

"Chief" Meyers. Brooklyn, 1916

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OdangaUsagi 2 years 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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Billy Sullivan. Chicago White Sox, 1911

Billy Sullivan. Chicago White Sox, 1911

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#11

Honus Wagner. Pittsburgh Pirates, 1917

Honus Wagner. Pittsburgh Pirates, 1917

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Zach Shaud 2 years ago

The Flying Dutchman himself

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#12

Jim Thorpe. New York Giants, 1913, One Year After Winning The Decathlon And Pentathlon Gold Medals In The Stockholm Olympics

Jim Thorpe. New York Giants, 1913, One Year After Winning The Decathlon And Pentathlon Gold Medals In The Stockholm Olympics

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Andrew Keane 2 years ago

That is some face. Maybe it's a rougher upbringing but a lot of the faces you see in these picture are very different to how people look now

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#13

Babe Ruth. Boston Red Sox, 1919

Babe Ruth. Boston Red Sox, 1919

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cyberbird 2 years ago

The great Bambino

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John "Shano" Collins. Chicago White Sox, 1917

John "Shano" Collins. Chicago White Sox, 1917

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Johnny Evers. Chicago Cubs, 1913

Johnny Evers. Chicago Cubs, 1913

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Mike Payne 2 years ago

1/3 of the great double play combination Tinkers to Evans to Chance.

#16

Connie Mack. Manager Philadelphia Athletics, 1913

Connie Mack. Manager Philadelphia Athletics, 1913

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Sylvia Matusikova 2 years ago

great suits and socks.

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#17

"Shoeless" Joe Jackson. Cleveland Naps, 1911

"Shoeless" Joe Jackson. Cleveland Naps, 1911

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Hippo Vaughn. Chicago Cubs, 1914

Hippo Vaughn. Chicago Cubs, 1914

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#19

"Rube" Foster. Boston Red Sox, 1914

"Rube" Foster. Boston Red Sox, 1914

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cpd228 2 years ago

Wow! A masterful job on all!

#20

Eddie Collins. Philadelphia Athletics, 1910

Eddie Collins. Philadelphia Athletics, 1910

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Steven Newman 1 year ago

Beautiful work. I particularly like the Billy Sullivan photo.

#21

New York Giants Manager John Mcgraw With Chicago Cubs Star Johnny Evers, 1912

New York Giants Manager John Mcgraw With Chicago Cubs Star Johnny Evers, 1912

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Mirriam 2 years ago

They kind of look like wax figures.

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#22

Amos Strunk. Philadelphia Athletics, 1914

Amos Strunk. Philadelphia Athletics, 1914

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#23

Pitching Great Christy Mathewson At His Last Appearance As A Player With The Cincinnati Reds, 1916

Pitching Great Christy Mathewson At His Last Appearance As A Player With The Cincinnati Reds, 1916

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#24

Casey Stengel. Brooklyn, 1915

Casey Stengel. Brooklyn, 1915

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Barry Nolan 2 years ago

He had the hipster look sewn up before it was cool. He is the ultimate hipster!!

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Miller Huggins. St. Louis Cardinals, 1911

Miller Huggins. St. Louis Cardinals, 1911

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