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We’ve Come A Very Long Way!

Ok, ladies, this one’s for you. It’s not quite a photo but it was too great to not share.

Remember when professional baseball was an all-girls club?

Kenosha (Wisconsin) Comets pose with baseball Hall of Famer Connie Mack
1945 league manual
Fred Leo with game ball, circa 1950

Back in the day, women played professional baseball.

As another baseball season winds down, and Todd Helton's retirement this week has Rockies fans soaking up the nostalgia of Helton's amazing run as Colorado's favorite first baseman, it seems approp

Weird Photo Wednesday, March 27th, 2013

Weird Photo Wednesday, March 27th, 2013

Don't break a sweat!

You wonder, why even exercise? The bulky clothes that these women are wearing make you want to lie down under a cool shaded tree, sipping lemonade and reading a book, not swinging around a gym.

Weird Photo Wednesday, February 29th, 2012

Weird Photo Wednesday, February 29th, 2012

Leap Year 1904 

In celebration of this year's 2012 leap year we bring you back to 1904 to the Leap Year Club. How times have changed! But one thing never changes, our celebration and facination with a leap year.

Weird Photo Wednesday, February 1st, 2012

Weird Photo Wednesday, February 1st, 2012

Don't lean back! 

A line up of beautiful women on the Denver skyline! Let's hope a gust of wind doesn't turn up. Notice all of the smoke in the sky. Denver even then had problems with the brown cloud.