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Thrift Treasures 91: Couldn't get to The National so I went antiquing ... 

This blog along with my passion for finding items at second-hand stores has led to fantastic opportunities, such as writing on occasion for Beckett Media. The gig with Beckett has afforded me the opportunity to get to two of the last three National Sports Collectors Conventions, but this year it was it in the cards, so to say. 318 more words

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On This Day In Baseball History: July 29, 2013

Cleveland Indians designated hitter Jason Giambi becomes the oldest player to hit a walk-off home run when he blasts a pinch hit two run homer off White Sox’s Ramon Troncosco. 37 more words

On This Day In Baseball History

On This Day In Baseball History: July 25, 1962

At Sportsman’s Park St. Louis legend Stan Musial passes Mel Ott for most all-time RBIs in the National League. Musial’s record-setting RBIs came off a two-run homer off of… 47 more words

On This Day In Baseball History

More deserving for HOF: Barry Bonds or Pete Rose?

4,256 career hits, more than any other player to step foot on a baseball diamond. 761 home runs, a number no player may ever reach again. 269 more words

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Bobby Bonds joins Hank Aaron in the elite 30/30 club (September 13, 1969)

In a 6-4 defeat to the Reds on September 13, 1969, Bobby Bonds becomes the fourth player in major league history to steal at least 30 bases and hit at least thirty home runs in the same season. 21 more words

Milwaukee Braves (1953 - 1965)

July 20th, 1976: Hank Aaron's final home run

The Home Run King, hammerin’ Hank Aaron, hit his final home run off of Dick Drago of the Angels. It was a solo shot in the 7th inning of a 6 to 2 Milwaukee Brewers win. 67 more words