Kevin Dineen pursues collecting with the same passion and intensity that made him a 355-goal scorer during a stellar 19-year NHL career. Dineen, 47, is the new head coach of the Florida Panthers, following six years behind the bench of the AHL’s Portland Pirates.
The International Boxing Hall of Fame introduced its 2011 class in a weekend of photos, signings and plenty of laughs from the likes of Mike Tyson and Sly Stallone.
In an annual tradition, the Baseball Hall of Fame celebrates the World Series winner in a weekend of festivities. This year, the Giants – past and present – were part of the celebration.
Milwaukee Brewers outfielder Corey Hart appreciates the history of the game – and he collects it, too. Hank Aaron is one of his favorite players, of which he has a few original paintings signed by the star.
For Bob Reed, his accomplishments on the football field led to many connections off the field that has fueled his charitable endeavors that continue today.
The Philadelphia Phillies’ Citizens Bank Park offers all of today’s modern attractions, while also showing off its storied past. Come along for a tour.
Catherine King Eddy always knew there was a big-league ballplayer in her family tree. Five years ago, the New Britain, Conn., resident embarked on a mission to learn everything she could about him, which, among other things, has resulted in an amazing collection of early 20th-century baseball memorabilia.
Lou Gehrig, Roberto Clemente and Jackie Robinson were recently honored at the Hall of Fame in a statue set called "Character & Courage." At the unveiling, news spread that museums are in the works for Robinson and Clemente.
Dan Reilly was excited that the formation of the New York Mets would give him a team to root for. Little did he know he would become an employee of the team.
Certainly never dull, SCD contributor Paul Post caught up with McLain at a signing autobiography, I Told You I Wasn’t Perfect, at a recent card show near Saratoga Springs, N.Y. The book recounts his tumultuous career and years after baseball, from suspensions and wrangles with Commissioner Bowie Kuhn to his penchant for gambling, romps with gangsters and racketeers and eventual incarceration in prison. In the interview, McLain talks about today’s game and its flaws.