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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


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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New Autograph Acquisitions: A Hall of Famer and four Brooklyn Dodgers

I added 14 new autographed baseball cards to my collection last week, the majority coming as my prize for winning a World Series contest run by Zach of… 269 more words


Lou Lucier, Oldest Former Red Sox Player, Dies At 96

BOSTON (AP/CBS) — The Boston Red Sox have lost their oldest surviving player.

Lou Lucier, a right-handed pitcher who played during World War II, has died at the age of 96.  159 more words


Wonderful Stack of Cards

I  previously mentioned my recent trade with Chris over at Nachos Grande, but I had not, at that time, had the opportunity to scan the cards that he sent over.  252 more words

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Wrigley 100 July 8: The 1947 All-Star Game

Baseball’s All-Star Game was born in Chicago in 1933, but the first contest was held on the South Side. The Midsummer Classic didn’t come to Wrigley Field for the first time until July 8, 1947 when 41,123 fans saw the American League prevail 2-1. 180 more words

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