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COMC Spree: Five Cards From The 1960's

Back at the end of July I made a 100+ card purchase from COMC, and I’m slowly working my way through the stuff I got. Today I’ll share five vintage cards that share the unifying element of being vintage… and being cards. 306 more words

Baseball Cards

Hank Aaron, Del Crandall inducted into Braves Honor Roll

MILWAUKEE — The Milwaukee Brewers and the Milwaukee Braves Historical Association inducted Del Crandall and Hank Aaron into the Braves Honor Roll Thursday, May 10th. The Honor Roll is located on the Miller Park Field Level Concourse along the third base side. 207 more words


I Saw Jackie Play

One of my childhood hero’s was a Southern Californian who won major letters in four sports: track, football basketball and baseball at UCLA. From the first time I had heard his name, and the exploits  about him from my grandfather, Jackie was a magnet for my attention. 979 more words

1962 Season Preview: Milwaukee Braves

Season Preview: Milwaukee Braves

1961 record: 83-71

Losses: Felix Mantilla and John DeMerit selected by the New York Mets; Al Spangler and Merritt Ranew by the Houston Colt .45s in the expansion draft. 595 more words

1962 Reblogging

Welcome to my Blog

OK, I’ll admit it; this is my very first blog post ever. Blogging is a completely new medium for me. I have twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn and even Vimeo, but I’ve never blogged. 259 more words

Worship Pastor

#65 Felipe Alou

This is the first card to show Alou as a member of the Braves, but NOT the first to show him in a Braves uniform. As you can see, Topps wasn’t able to get a shot of him in Milwaukee gear before releasing the first series, so he’s still wearing his Giants uniform in this shot. 514 more words