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A Great Dick Cavett Show On Decades Tonight With Don Rickles And Other Great Guests

No World Series game, a bad football game, who cares as there is an incredibly great Dick Cavett Show, airing on Decades tonight at 8 P.M. 132 more words

A Whole New Game

1968 Topps Game

The 1968 Topps Game cards are probably the most popular insert set of the 1960’s. This 33-card set full of Hall of Famers measure just smaller than a standard size 1968 Topps bubble gum card. 188 more words

Set Building

Uncle Bardie's Weekly Music Pick: Centerfield

It’s Thursday again. You know what that means. Uncle Bardie’s Weekly Music Pick. UncleBardiiegives a double thumbs up to this week’s selection: “Centerfield” by John Fogerty: 74 more words

Weekly Music Pick

On October 20 Mickey Mantle was born...

On October 20, 1931, Mickey Mantle was born. 

The professional baseball player is best known for his 18 seasons with the New York Yankees, where he played first baseman and centerfielder. 59 more words


Baseball Miscellany for 10/13/16

This October has been everything a baseball fan could ask for thus far. Well, unless you’re a fan of one of the teams already heading home for the winter. 689 more words


Review of DiMag & Mick: Sibling Rivals, Yankee Blood Brothers

Castro, Tony. DiMag & Mick: Sibling Rivals, Yankee Blood Brothers. Lanham, MD: Lyons Press, 2016. 

Reviewed by Brett L. Abrams

The author, a long-time sportswriter, spent many hours with Mickey Mantle on golf courses and at bars during the 1970s and 80s. 663 more words

Book Review

About to Welcome Some Friends

Above is a handful of 1959 Topps I have accumulated over the last couple of years. If I see a great deal on eBay or at the LSC, I’m always game to pick up some off-conditioned vintage. 254 more words