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Day 3 of SoxFest: My Last Day in Chicago

All good things must come to an end.

Sunday was my last day in Chicago and it was the last day of SoxFest. I had a flight to catch at 3:59 PM CT — and with snow in the forecast — I made the arrangements to get to the airport early. 1,083 more words

Baseball Cards, Jim Thome Collection: 1991 Classic/Best #195

Jim Thome rookie cards are 1991 Bowman #68 and Upper Deck Final Edition #17F, but this is also another from his rookie year.

Lonnie Chisenhall: An Undervalued Indian

As a disclaimer, this column was instigated by a few thoughts that John Grimm shared on Twitter, which essentially discussed Indian’s fans tendencies towards recency bias. 955 more words


Jim Thome Spotted On Chipotle Run

Met jim thome today with @barret_arthur at chipotle #cheesintoohardpic.twitter.com/2htLZJFN6x

— Chris Botsoe✝ (@Chris_Botsoe34) January 19, 2015

That’s Louisville baseball signee Chris Botsoe on a Chipotle run this week when he ran into Jim Thome just enjoying retirement with a bag of burritos.

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Baseball Cards! Jim Thome Edition: 1999 Topps Power Brokers #PB14

From the 1999 Topps set, these cards were seeded 1:36 packs (pretty much one per box). This is the base card, and there are also reactors that were 1:144. 37 more words

Cleveland Indians

Baseball Cards! Thome Collection: 1994 Upper Deck Collectors Choice #624

When I think of Jim Thome baseball cards, this is what I think of. Its not anywhere near his best or most expensive, but its the one that identify the most when I think of collecting his cards back in the day. 109 more words

Cleveland Indians

Hall of Fame: The Less-Than-5 Percenters

Prediction: There are 16 players on this year’s Baseball Hall of Fame ballot who will not receive 5% of the vote and, as such, will be bumped off the ballot. 4,211 more words

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