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I go to a fair amount of baseball games. Not a lot by any stretch of the imagination, but I go to four or five a year. 575 more words

Baseball

Ball signed by Rickey Henderson circa 1982 gifted to me by co-worker

I work with some awesome people. Their generosity is off the charts sometimes.

One of my co-workers, who collects game-used San Francisco 49ers equipment, often brings items to me to look at and help photo match. 103 more words

Baseball

Stadium Club needs added to 2015 want list

Take a look at my 2015 Needs and let me know if you have anything. Today I added TSC to the list and recently my Archives needs. 56 more words

Newspaperman

Cardboard Icons the blog turns 7 Today

It started with Phil Rizzuto.

On July 3, 2008, I launched this blog with a post about a card that I had always coveted, the 1951 Bowman Phil Rizzuto. 255 more words

Newspaperman

Quote of the day, May 20

Roger Cohen, on the past (New York Times, 2015)

“I am a newspaperman. I try to understand, evoke and make vivid the present. That is not possible without understanding the past. 16 more words

History

2000 Fleer GOTG Baseball Autos: The Final Four

When I opened my first pack of 2000 Fleer Greats of the Game baseball some 14 years ago, I was immediately drawn to the set.  The simplistic design and checklist appealed to me.  550 more words

Baseball Cards