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Coolest baseball photos turned into album covers

Let's dive into the dollar bin
(Tom Forget / MLB.com)
@michaelsclair
January 23, 2020

Forget the Louvre, the MoMA, or the Guggenheim. Everyone knows that the best art in the world is the square-shaped designs that grace our favorite records. While a few ballplayers have dabbled in music -- looking at you Bernie Williams, Barry Zito and Bronson Arroyo -- none have made records

Forget the Louvre, the MoMA, or the Guggenheim. Everyone knows that the best art in the world is the square-shaped designs that grace our favorite records. While a few ballplayers have dabbled in music -- looking at you Bernie Williams, Barry Zito and Bronson Arroyo -- none have made records that have stood the test of time.

Perhaps it's because the album covers weren't cool enough.

We know it's not the fault of the players. They look cool all the time. Baseball history is loaded with the game's biggest stars looking fresh as heck. So, we decided, why not take some of those photos and turn them into the greatest records that never were released? Though we may not ever find these staring back at us when we go dollar bin diving, we can at least enjoy the thought that we may one day find them.

And when you look through them, click to flip the image over to see the original art and a few words about the design we made.

(All art by Tom Forget / MLB.com)

Michael Clair writes for MLB.com. He spends a lot of time thinking about walk-up music and believes stirrup socks are an integral part of every formal outfit.