John McGraw and Christy Mathewson, New York Giants, 1911 World Series . New York Giants Manager John McGraw and his pitching ace, Christy Mathewson in special black uniforms for the series. The Giants lost in six games to the Philadelphia Athletics
New York Yankees Babe Ruth bows as he acknowledges the cheers of thousands of fans who saw the no. 3 retired permanently by the Yankees during the June 1948 observance of the anniversary of the opening of Yankee Stadium in New York.