TY COBB ---- CY YOUNG ---- Legends of the Game
Theme your Android phone or tablet with a selected set of restored extra high definition drawings and prints from the "Deadball Era" of the Washington Nationals, the St. Louis Browns, the Philadelphia Athletics, the New-York Highlanders, the Detroit Tigers, the Chicago White Sox, Boston Red Sox, and the Cleveland Naps.
This live wallpaper gallery is optimized for portrait mode home pages, but some support for landscape mode is provided, and contains 30+ restored drawings and lithographs from baseball's deadball era depicting:
- Tyrus Raymond "Ty" Cobb (Detroit Tigers)
- Denton "Cy" Young (Cleveland Naps)
- Bill "Rough" Carrigan (Boston Red Sox)
- Napoleon "Nap" Lajoie (Cleveland Naps)
- Walter "Big Train" Johnson (Washington Nationals)
- George "Rube" Waddell (St. Louis Browns)
- Charles "Chief" Bender (Philadelphia Athletics)
- Tris "Grey Eagle" Speaker (Boston Red Sox)
- Edward "Big Ed" Walsh (Chicago White Sox)
- Samuel "Wahoo Sam" Crawforg (Detroit Tigers)
- Harold "Prince Hal" Chase (New-York Highlanders)
- and many more...
Additional features of the live wallpaper:
- Manually change images with an up/down gesture
- Timer settings to change images automatically (every 30 minutes, every day, etc.)
- Individually adjust the display (brightness, contrast, saturation) of each image
- Enable/disable individual images for display
In addition to the live wallpaper, you can browse the image list for background and trivia on each of the players represented in the live wallpaper gallery.
Some items to be found include:
- Rough Carrigan: Babe Ruth said he was the best manager he ever played for.
- Big Ed Walsh - Best ERA in MLB history: 1.81
- Addie Joss - Whose benefit for his widow and children was the first All-Star game
- Ty Cobb - Highest ever career batting average: .367 and most steals of home (54)
- Hughie Jennings - Studied law at Cornell and passed the Maryland bar exam
- Prince Hal Chase - Called the best first baseman ever by Babe Ruth
- Chief Bender - Credited for creating the slider
- Rube Waddell - Distracted by fans holding up puppies and wrestled alligators in the offseason
- Walter "Big Train" Johnson - All time leader in shutouts with 110 (Roger Clemens had 46)
- Tris Speaker - Most career doubles (792)
- Kangaroo Jones - Tiger's leadoff hitter for Ty Cobb
- George Mullin - Pitched 6 complete World Series games and once pinch-hit for Ty Cobb
- Eddie Collins - Holds MLB record for sacrifice bunts (512) and shares most stolen bases in a game (6)
Added support for selecting matte background colors on wide displays.