Memos from December 2008

Jackie Robinson Steals Home

Jackie Robin­son Steals Home, orig­i­nally uploaded by stechico.

One of the pri­mary rea­sons why I’ve grown to love the Dodgers.

Base­ball World Series

Sub­way Series: Brook­lyn Dodger Jackie Robin­son charg­ing wildy fr. 3rd base as unwary NY Yan­kee catcher Yogi Berra squats behind Dodger bat­ter dur­ing Jackie’s steal of home plate in the 8th inning of the 1st game of the World Series at Yan­kee Stadium.

Loca­tion: New York, NYUS
Date taken: Sep­tem­ber 28, 1955
Pho­tog­ra­pher: Ralph Morse

This photo is from the LIFE photo archive hosted Google here. It’s very nice of them to do this as more peo­ple can reflect back to the great images that Life has taken over the years.

AKQA Holiday Greeting

Here’s a sick Hol­i­day greet­ing from AKQA.1

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  1. AKQA is an inde­pen­dent agency with 700+ employ­ees and offices through­out the USA, Europe and Asia. An ideas-led agency, AKQA works in part­ner­ship with brand lead­ers to deliver inno­va­tion. In 2008 AKQA has received Agency of the Year hon­ors from Adver­tis­ing Age, Adweek and SHOOT Mag­a­zines and was included in Adver­tis­ing Age’s “A-List” as well as Fast Company’s Fast 50, fea­tur­ing the world’s 50 most inno­v­a­tive com­pa­nies. Clients include Nike, Visa, Xbox, Coca-Cola and Tar­get, among oth­ers. []