Mark Rucker


July 17, 2012 MaryBeth

5010 Elliott Avenue
Peachland, BC V0H 1X8


Presentations and Subjects:

The National Pastime

Biographical Information:

A renowned collector, photo archivist and baseball historian.  He received a BA from Wesleyan University in 1971 and MA from State University of New York Albany in 1976.

For more than 30 years, Mark Rucker has scoured North America to find and preserve the most beautiful, wild and wonderful images from our past. The Rucker Archive, previously known as Transcendental Graphics, is one of the most extensive personal collections of antique images in North America.

Mark Rucker is best known as one of the foremost experts on early baseball imagery. "Mark Rucker has been called 'the game's greatest pictorial archivist.'" (The Babe: A Life in Pictures cover). He has published books on Babe Ruth, Ted Williams and Cuban baseball.


John Thorn, Official Baseball Historian for Major League Baseball.

Robert Macdonald, Publisher and Founder and Presenter of Okanagan Institute.

Speaking Engagements:

Okanagan Institute

Society of American Baseball Research


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