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Los Angeles Times Photographic Archives in Library Special Collections

Select Images from the LA Times Photo Collection- Sports

UCLA Bruins

Los Angeles Mayor Tom Bradley cheering with UCLA Bruins cheerleaders during game against USC, 1973-11-25

Super Bowl XXI

Aerial view of Super Bowl XXI game at the Rose Bowl, Calif., 1987-01-26

Dodger fans

Dodger fans at Dodger Stadium box office, Calif., 1977-10-10

Filipino Boxers

Trainer Louis Ficorilli coaching two Filipino boxers in Los Angeles, Calif., 1949-02-01

Los Angeles Marathon

Bob Weiland, disabled veteran, participating in Los Angeles Marathon, 1987-02-26


Alda Silva, holder of the woman's world record for the javelin throw. 1927


Bikram Choudray teaches Hatha yoga. Students try pretzel pose. 1974-11-29

Track and Field

Five women athletes in bloomers and middy blouses running hurdles in Los Angeles, Calif., circa 1920.

UCLA Football

Bruins football player Homer Oliver at Spaulding Field at U.C.L.A., Los Angeles, 1932.

Los Angeles Dodgers

17 years old Willie Crawford, signing his baseball contract with Los Angeles Dodger scout Al Campanis. 1964-06-23

Los Angeles Lakers

Bill Sharman, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar and Jack Kent Cooke at press conference announcing Lakers' signing Kareem. 1975-06-17.

Wrigley Field

Children play among the ruins of Wrigley Field in Los Angeles. 1969-03-21

Olympic Club

Russell Sweet (right) wins a race with Phil Barber 2nd (left) and Charles Borah 3rd (2nd from right) at an Olympic Club track team event at the Coliseum. 1928-03-17

Davis Cup

Helen Jacobs playing at the Davis Cup held at the Los Angeles Tennis Club, Los Angeles. 1928-04-21

Golf Class

Girls in a golf class at the Wilshire Country Club with their instructor Howard Beall. 1927-03

Darryl Strawberry

Darryl Strawberry at bat during Crenshaw High School game in Los Angeles. 1980-06-06

USC Football

USC head football coach Howard Jones, instructing his team at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum. 1925-1939

One-Mile Ocean Swim

Swimming race start, Cabrillo Beach, Los Angeles. 1933-08-13

Santa Anita Park

Horses racing at Santa Anita Park the month it opened, Arcadia. 1934-12

Hollywood Stars

Baseball Managers Fred Haney and Branch Rickey at Hollywood Stars baseball game. 1950-09-03

USC Football

Football Game between the UC Berkeley Golden Bears and USC Trojans at the Coliseum. 1934-11-10

USC Women's Basketball

Basketball player Cheryl Miller in Final Four game against Tennessee. 1986-03-30

Satchel Paige

Baseball pitcher Satchel Paige after a pitch, Los Angeles, circa 1933.

Caltech Football

California Institute of Technology football team posing, Pasadena. 1933

Magic Johnson

Magic Johnson grimaces as he's jostled by the Trail Blazer's Sam Bowie Tuesday night at the Forum, where Lakers eliminated Portland from NBA playoffs. 1985-05-08

Carl Lewis

Carl Lewis mid-leap at the 1984 U.S. Olympic trials in Los Angeles. 1984-06-19