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What if We'd Given Military-Service and Negro League Credit?

As you may know our rules preclude us from issuing credit to players who went to war. Where the Hall of Merit requires some adjustment from its voters for wartime service, and where the Hall of Fame has obviously made mental adjustments, we took a different path. 2,963 more words

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HOF'er Bobby Doerr 97 and Still Signing Autographs

In all my years of collecting baseball memorabilia, I have always tried to obtain items that mean something to me personally and that have a sense of ‘story’ behind them.   472 more words

Card Show Review: Big Game Hunting

I set some lofty goals for myself before going to this card show, and while I wasn’t able to cross every one off my list, I do feel like I found some great cards. 795 more words

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Meet Daniel Norris: The Baseball Player You Want As Your BFF

Daniel Norris was drafted by the Toronto Blue Jays in the second round of the 2011 draft (74th overall). He has a 17-19 overall record in the minors and a 3.92 ERA. 264 more words

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A Cracked Bat Upside My Head: Part 4

Julie sent well over 300 cards, and not all of them were catchers.  She included a number of Red Sox greats that ultimately made their way into my collection. 242 more words

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2014 VINTAGE CUTS: Bobby Doerr

I am trying to catch up on all the cut autographs I have made over the past few months.  When I first started the blog I was posting them, then got busy in real life and the blog took second priority.   243 more words

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Behind The Number ~ #1 Bobby Doerr

Robert Pershing “Bobby” Doerr (born April 7, 1918) played his entire 14-year baseball career for the Boston Red Sox (1937-1951).  In addition to batting over .300 in several seasons, Doerr set Red Sox team records in numerous statistical categories. 613 more words

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