I dont think this is Christy Mathewson...

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I dont think this is Christy Mathewson...

Post by the-illini on Mon Sep 12, 2011 3:09 pm

What do you guys think?

http://www.ebay.com/itm/Baseball-Christy-Mathewson-Hall-Fame-US-Army-Motorcycle-Real-Photo-1918-/370540726849?pt=LH_DefaultDomain_0&hash=item5645f2ca41

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Re: I dont think this is Christy Mathewson...

Post by sabrjay on Mon Sep 12, 2011 3:27 pm

Maybe. here is a link to a 1916 photo of Matty in a Reds uniform.

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Re: I dont think this is Christy Mathewson...

Post by bowlingshoeguy on Mon Sep 12, 2011 5:32 pm

I vote a no go, The chin appears wrong and from all the war pictures I came across he was a flyer and they had different uniforms. This guys face appears rounder and the hair style is wrong.

Definately a resemblance though.

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Re: I dont think this is Christy Mathewson...

Post by 3-2-count on Tue Sep 13, 2011 4:07 am

Personally I don't think it's even remotely close.
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Re: I dont think this is Christy Mathewson...

Post by TheBig6 on Tue Sep 13, 2011 5:12 am

ditto, What Tony said
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