This Day in Sports 100 Years Ago: April 7, 1914, Baseball Cartoons!
Another Baseball season was starting on this day 100 years ago, which meant some funny cartoons in the local broadsheet. The Washington Times did the above spread of Walter Johnson funnies. The Krazy Kat influence is obvious, particularly in this panel, in which he is identified as "a real Wildman" and escorted away by a police officer:
New York City's The Evening World satirized how careful managers had to be in handling their players' egos, even 100 years ago:
And in Chicago's The Day Book, fans got this truly terrifying full-page spread:
You darn kids!