For Andy Strasberg, meeting Roger Maris was more than just meeting an idol on the field. It turned into a life-long friendship that extended to Maris’ family. Today, Strasberg continues to promote Maris as a great player and a better one off the field in a series of appearances and speeches.
A collector ponders what many others have experienced: to sell of not to sell a beloved collection? In this case, the collection could be worth $100,000.
"Honus and Me" groundbreaking children’s book launched a best-selling juggernaut that has brought kids and collecting cards together more than 2 million times.
The Baseball Hall of Fame is considering opening an exhibit in 2010 that will focus on the Operation Bullpen investigation. It will include examples of forgeries and have interactive displays.
Bobby Doerr made a lot of baseball history on how own. However, the famous member of the Red Sox also pursued historical artifacts, making him a collector of baseball history, as well. Check out an exclusive interview with Bobby Doerr.
The name John Ferreira may not ring a bell for autograph and sports card collectors at first. But Ferreira was the FBI undercover agent for Operation Bullpen, the three-year federal investigation that brought down this country’s biggest forgery ring.
And now Ferreira, who has retired from the FBI, is running his own sports card and memorabilia shop in Eugene, Ore.