Graig Kreindler

Graig paints baseball players. Usually dead ones.
Los Angeles Dodgers, October 14, 1965, 38” x 54”, Oil on Linen

Los Angeles Dodgers, October 14, 1965, 38” x 54”, Oil on Linen

A hot dog at the ballpark is better than a steak at the Ritz.

—Humphrey Bogart

Stan Musial, 1942, 16” x 20”, Oil on Linen

Stan Musial, 1942, 16” x 20”, Oil on Linen

Baseball is simple, but never easy.

—Roger Angell

Red Ruffing, 1936, 16” x 20”, Oil on Linen

Red Ruffing, 1936, 16” x 20”, Oil on Linen

Cincinnati Reds, October 21, 1976, 28” x 42”, Oil on Linen

Cincinnati Reds, October 21, 1976, 28” x 42”, Oil on Linen

Baseball is the very symbol, the outward and visible expression of the drive and push and rush and struggle of the raging, tearing, booming nineteenth century.

—Mark Twain

Brooks Robinson, October 9, 1966, 32” x 40”, Oil on Linen

Brooks Robinson, October 9, 1966, 32” x 40”, Oil on Linen

I see great things in baseball. It is our game. The American game. It will repair our losses and be a blessing to us.

—Walt Whitman

Babe Ruth, September 7, 1921, 26” x 34”, Oil on Linen

Babe Ruth, September 7, 1921, 26” x 34”, Oil on Linen