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That middle guy in the front did a poor job of covering himself
That one fella could’t resist taking a peek.
well… if they were mob… why the hell weren’t they arrested? seems silly to let them watch al goto the slammer and then they leave? just like that?
Is that a sneaky middle finger in the upper right?
These guys look tough, but can they beat a man who killed sixteen Czechoslovakians?
M’lady, M’lady, M’lady, M’lady, M’lady, M’lady, M’lady, M’lady, M’lady, M’lady, M’lady….
How dreadfully relevant this will be in the coming days.
I nearly mistook this for a photo of the US senate. /s
I should really get me one of those, m’lady
An older guy who used to live in my neighborhood grew up around this kid who all the other kids used to believe was half goat, half human.
All the neighborhood kids who knew him in the 60s and 70s used to call him Bobby BaBa because his name was Bobby and because he would only ever say “Ba ba” like a goat does. He had two short and deformed arms like alligator or T-Rex arms and so the other kids living in the city neighborhood truly believed he was an animal and human hybrid. The kid couldn’t speak and would only ever say “Ba ba” so the other kids sadly saw him as a freak and they would pick fights with him. Apparently, he had very strong legs because he couldn’t really use his arms since they were deformed. Some of the kids would try to steal his bike and if you went anywhere near it he would kick like a mule. He used to ride a girl’s bike with the handlebars turned upside down to accommodate his short, deformed, alligator arms. He actually was able to fight off most of the kids who messed with him.
The kid somehow became involved in the mafia’s numbers racket which was an illegal lottery and form of gambling that was hugely popular back then in Italian and other working class, city neighborhoods. The mob guys used to have this goat kid ride his bike through the neighborhood and take down numbers for people who wanted to play the game.
Eventually, the kid got picked up by the cops and he was supposed to be in serious trouble because the cops who picked him up knew that he worked for the mob. When the kid went to court the prosecutor relied on the word of the cops who picked him up and who thought that he was some criminal mastermind behind the numbers racket. These cops thought that they were going to be treated as a pair of geniuses who would get promotions and high fives from their fellow officers.
So the goat kid is in court and in the courtroom is my former neighbor when he was a kid along with his friends and also in the court are some of the mob guys like the type you would see in Goodfellas. Everybody wanted to see what would happen to Bobby BaBa. The prosecutor starts telling the court and jury and judge that this kid is “the guy” behind the illegal numbers racket and that he is a major criminal and mob associate. The judge then goes on to ask the kid to state his name before the court and all that comes back from Bobby is “BA! BABA! BABABA!”
All the kids and mob guys in the court started laughing hysterically and the prosecutor and judge looked completely helpless and had no clue what to do. The judge kept asking for his name and the prosecutor kept asking questions and BaBa kept making goat sounds because that’s all that he could do and the neighborhood kids and mob guys kept laughing uncontrollably.
Bobby BaBa got off with just a misdemeanor charge for being a numbers runner and a kind of mule for the mafia and the two cops who brought him in got reassigned to the worst part of the city as punishment for making the police department and district attorney’s office look like fools.
There is one guy near the right flipping the camera off
Y’all were so focused on the peeking dude you didn’t even see the dude with his whole face wide open
“Johnny Tightlips, what do you have to say to the people who saw you at Al Capone’s trial?”
“Tell ’em to suck a lemon”
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so what you’re saying is hats will soon make a comeback?
Nick and Joey Bosa’s great grandpa Tony Accardo is probably one of them
End it doesn’t matter because they’re all dead now anyways.
Those guys aren’t mobsters. They’re in the “construction business.”
I know they were violent sadistic sociopaths, but darn it if they’re cool.
Your celebration of whyte american gangs is full of hypocrisy and stupidity
My guy at the very back by the doors looks like he wanted to put a bullet in that photographer’s face 😂
They could have also just not shown up, fucking edgelords
I wish I lived through the everyone wears a hat era…
Psh. Look at these guys NOT covering their face. Thats some r/iamverybadass material right there.