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Hot Vintage Athletes

You might have heard that yesterday, June 2, was the first-ever MLB Lou Gehrig Day. Damn! From his days on the Columbia University football team right up to the choked-up farewell speech at Yankee Stadium.

Was there ever a finer athletic specimen than back-in-the-day Lou Gehrig? What a beautiful man. And a haunting story. If he were alive and playing today, he'd be the hottest player in the MLB.

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by Anonymousreply 75September 15, 2021 12:38 AM

Another shot of Lou. Crying at Yankee Stadium. This dying man cried sexy tears.

A beautiful and quintessential American moment.

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by Anonymousreply 1June 3, 2021 7:52 PM

Olympian Buster Crabbe was quite hot. Here he is at the 1932 Olympics.

Click image twice to ENLARGE .. lol.

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by Anonymousreply 2June 3, 2021 8:17 PM

Here's a pic of future actor Gordon Jones which I found in the 1933 UCLA yearbook.

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by Anonymousreply 3June 3, 2021 8:22 PM

Do college athletes count?

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by Anonymousreply 4June 3, 2021 8:26 PM

OP, how much time do you have?

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by Anonymousreply 5June 3, 2021 8:28 PM

John B. Kelly. Four time Olympian.

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by Anonymousreply 6June 3, 2021 8:28 PM

The York International Weightlifting Team - 1940.

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by Anonymousreply 7June 3, 2021 10:22 PM

Just look at the tall fella'!

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by Anonymousreply 8June 3, 2021 10:24 PM

Mickey Mantle was hot

by Anonymousreply 9June 3, 2021 10:26 PM

They all look like a muscle-bound chorus line from some gay cabaret show, in R7's photo. lol

by Anonymousreply 10June 4, 2021 12:08 AM

Look for team photos of prep school and college rowing (crew) teams from the late 19th through late 20th centuries. Those guys were shameless and their photos left nothing to the imagination, thank God.

by Anonymousreply 11June 4, 2021 12:15 AM

Hot piece of ass Woody Strode @UCLA.

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by Anonymousreply 12June 4, 2021 12:41 AM
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by Anonymousreply 13June 4, 2021 1:04 AM

Gerald Ford, University of Michigan Football

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by Anonymousreply 14June 4, 2021 1:19 AM

Stanford University Crew, 1912

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by Anonymousreply 15June 4, 2021 6:07 AM

Former decathlete Jürgen Hingsen.

by Anonymousreply 16June 4, 2021 6:47 AM

Bruce Jenner.

by Anonymousreply 17June 4, 2021 11:38 AM

Great picture, R16

by Anonymousreply 18June 4, 2021 12:56 PM

Don't forget me!!!

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by Anonymousreply 19June 4, 2021 1:33 PM

R17 didn't, R19.

by Anonymousreply 20June 4, 2021 1:39 PM

World heavyweight champion Jack Dempsey. Click it.

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by Anonymousreply 21June 4, 2021 2:11 PM

R21 Woof!

by Anonymousreply 22June 4, 2021 7:48 PM

Needs more tattoos

by Anonymousreply 23June 4, 2021 7:53 PM

Discus Thrower from the 1st Century.

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by Anonymousreply 24June 4, 2021 8:09 PM

Ted Williams was fucking gorgeous. He interrupted his baseball career twice to serve in the military --- WW2 and Korea.

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by Anonymousreply 25June 4, 2021 9:21 PM

Before his terminal diagnosis, Lou Gehrig also made a lackluster attempt at diversifying into film (starring in the original "Rawhide," which apparently wasn't very good). He auditioned to replace Johnny Weissmuller as Hollywood's Tarzan and even posed for publicity stills. I'm taken back (in a pleasant way) by his willingness to pose and reveal.

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by Anonymousreply 26June 7, 2021 1:46 PM

Another of Gehrig as Tarzan. 1936.

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by Anonymousreply 27June 7, 2021 1:48 PM

And a shirtless fan glossy of Gehrig. "Yours truly, Lou Gehrig."

I'm speechless.

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by Anonymousreply 28June 7, 2021 1:49 PM

Who's that at R13?

by Anonymousreply 29June 7, 2021 1:51 PM

Baltimore Oriole Jim Palmer. Won the Cy Young Award AND then spent 20 years as a Jockey underwear spokesman and model. He was gorgeous.

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by Anonymousreply 30June 7, 2021 1:56 PM

Those Jim Palmer ads used to make me feel all funny inside.

by Anonymousreply 31June 7, 2021 2:14 PM

My Frank was hot! RIP, my love.

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by Anonymousreply 32June 7, 2021 2:19 PM

R29 - it says right on the picture - Ernie Langeberg.

by Anonymousreply 33June 7, 2021 2:42 PM

R13 Ernie Langeberg was a Playgirl and Colt model. He wasn't a "vintage athlete."

by Anonymousreply 34June 7, 2021 2:59 PM

R32 Frank Gifford in his prime was gorgeous!

by Anonymousreply 35June 7, 2021 4:32 PM

I agree, R31. I didn't know a thing about baseball but those Jim Palmer ads made me twitch. He had no problem showing his package; always looked straight into the camera, directly at me.

by Anonymousreply 36June 7, 2021 4:36 PM

R34. Ernie Langeberg shown in R13 is someone I'd like to meet in the showers after a the game. That's enough for me to have him included in this thread.

by Anonymousreply 37June 7, 2021 11:10 PM
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by Anonymousreply 38September 12, 2021 9:59 PM
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by Anonymousreply 39September 12, 2021 10:03 PM

Would you believe Joe Manchin?

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by Anonymousreply 40September 12, 2021 10:08 PM

R39 I wonder why that one guy is grabbing the other's junk? Hot

by Anonymousreply 41September 12, 2021 10:14 PM

Bruce Bennett aka Herman Brix aka Tarzan

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by Anonymousreply 42September 12, 2021 11:26 PM

Gehrig as Tarzan…the producers thought that his thighs were too big…as if that’s a bad thing…

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by Anonymousreply 43September 12, 2021 11:34 PM

I'm from Atlanta and so I must throw our famed golfer Mr Bobby Jones into the mix. I understand he really know how to swing his club.

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by Anonymousreply 44September 13, 2021 12:03 AM

I figure if Jim Palmer (or even Jenner) can be considered vintage, then surely speedskater Eric Heiden, winner of 5 gold medals at the 1980 Olympics in Lake Placid, can!

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by Anonymousreply 45September 13, 2021 12:30 AM

Eric Heiden’s thighs were one of the first things that made me realize that I wasn’t like most other boys.

by Anonymousreply 46September 13, 2021 12:45 AM

[quote] Bruce Bennett aka Herman Brix aka Tarzan

aka Mr. Mildred Pierce

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by Anonymousreply 47September 13, 2021 12:53 AM

Lord have mercy on that Frank Gifford! Damn' R32 you did well! I had no idea about Frank Gifford like that.

Lou Gehrig was soo handsome that Gary Cooper played him in the biopic. Gary Cooper in his prime, he was just out of his pretty boy phase (he was downright beautiful in his youth) and had some wrinkles set in.

by Anonymousreply 48September 13, 2021 2:09 AM

Frank bowling with Miss Burke...

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by Anonymousreply 49September 13, 2021 2:39 AM

Ernie Langeberg deserves to be featured again and again...

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by Anonymousreply 50September 13, 2021 7:08 AM

Mickey Mantle showing off his big intact cock in the locker room among a bunch of reporters in suits.

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by Anonymousreply 51September 13, 2021 7:15 AM

Jake Arietta - Chicago Cubs pitcher - long and intact

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by Anonymousreply 52September 13, 2021 7:16 AM

Rugby player Sean Lamont

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by Anonymousreply 53September 13, 2021 7:21 AM

Joe DiMaggio

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by Anonymousreply 54September 13, 2021 7:42 AM

Damn. Great pics.

by Anonymousreply 55September 13, 2021 8:09 AM

R52 He's a fucking MAGA COVIDiot. So he can take his giant uncut schlong and shove it into a vat of horse tranquilizer for all I care.

by Anonymousreply 56September 13, 2021 2:27 PM

Don't know what his sport is (I'm guessing weightlifting), but take away his vintage moustache and you've got a hot collegiate type.

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by Anonymousreply 57September 13, 2021 2:32 PM

Cute swimmer.

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by Anonymousreply 58September 13, 2021 2:34 PM

Ugly Joe Pepitone and his beautiful huge cock.

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by Anonymousreply 59September 13, 2021 2:37 PM

[quote]Discus Thrower from the 1st Century.

Eldergays: Who's had him?

by Anonymousreply 60September 13, 2021 2:50 PM

US Figure skating champion Christopher Bowman (1967-2008). Too cute. Great waste of talent though…he gave in to drugs and booze.

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by Anonymousreply 61September 13, 2021 2:58 PM

Yum.

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by Anonymousreply 62September 13, 2021 5:46 PM

wow, op failed right out the gate. Your guy is average to below average as fuck.

by Anonymousreply 63September 13, 2021 5:53 PM

I don't think anyone's mentioned Hot Tarzan Mike Henry (RIP), who played professional football for the Pittsburgh Steelers and Los Angeles Rams in the late 50s early 60s.

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by Anonymousreply 64September 13, 2021 11:59 PM
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by Anonymousreply 65September 13, 2021 11:59 PM

Yale rowing team, 1913.

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by Anonymousreply 66September 14, 2021 12:14 AM

U.S. Diving Team - 1932 Olympics

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by Anonymousreply 67September 14, 2021 1:59 AM

R63 "below average as fuck"

What is your native language? It certainly isn't English.

by Anonymousreply 68September 14, 2021 2:06 AM

Swimmers.

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by Anonymousreply 69September 14, 2021 5:32 AM

Princeton Tigers Football Team, 1882.

Those three guys in the middle row to the right are quite hot: Messrs. Wailleigh, Riggs, and Harlan

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by Anonymousreply 70September 14, 2021 8:43 AM

1960 Olympic Decathlon Gold Medalist, Rafer Johnson.

Pictured with his UCLA teammate, silver medalist C.K Yang of Taiwan.

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by Anonymousreply 71September 14, 2021 8:53 AM

Eww Gehrig looked like a young Mel Sharples.

by Anonymousreply 72September 14, 2021 9:19 AM

I can’t get any of these ibb links to open.

by Anonymousreply 73September 14, 2021 10:24 AM

R73 Me neither.

by Anonymousreply 74September 14, 2021 10:25 AM

R72, Gehrig was cute...

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