Art Streiber photographs Manny Machado of the Baltimore Orioles for the cover of ESPN The Magazine

  Read the article: “Going Against the Grind: Talented, joyful and Dominican-proud, Manny Machado is the face of MLB’s new identity.”   View this post on Instagram From this week’s ESPN magazine cover story…a tip of the hat from Orioles’ third baseman Manny Machado. Behind me is the great and powerful Digital Tech, Eric Vlasic, […]

Walter Iooss photographs Boston Red Sox designated hitter David “Big Papi” Ortiz for The Players’ Tribune

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In honor of Derek Jeter, a selection of portraits of the beloved Yankees shortstop by Walter Iooss

Unless rain intervenes, New York Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter is due to play his last home game tonight, having announced in February that he’s retiring at the end of this season. Legendary sports photographer Walter Iooss has shot Jeter numerous times over the years, from classic portraits to casual moments and even for an ad […]

Mariano Rivera by Walter Iooss

Walter Iooss photographed New York Yankees pitcher Mariano Rivera—who is retiring after a 20-plus-year career that, in the words of Sports Illustrated, left an indelible mark on baseball—at Yankee Stadium for the cover of SI‘s September 23 issue. Here’s a look at the image as published and without type, plus an unpublished photo from the […]

Video: Philadelphia Phillies pitcher Cole Hamels learns from Walter Iooss’ photos

Explaining that he’s “a very visual learner,” Philadelphia Phillies pitcher Cole Hamels enlisted Walter Iooss to photograph him during a bullpen session in Clearwater, Florida. Cole’s plan was to study Walter’s photos in order to improve his technique. Or, as Scott Palmer of, puts it in the video below: “With this ace photographer’s help, […]

Walter Iooss salutes Mariano Rivera

“Congratulations to Mariano Rivera, who established a new all-time save record: 602,” says Walter Iooss, who sent me this celebratory message to the Yankee pitcher last night, along with the following photo of Rivera that he shot in 2009. Go, Mariano! . . .