Steiner Sports has announced a massive three-day celebration in honor of its 25th anniversary. More than two dozen athletes are expected to participate in a variety of endeavors, with non-profit charities receiving the biggest benefits of all.
Grey Flannel rolls out another impressive auction, headlined by Babe Ruth pants dated to 1921, a Ty Cobb game-used bat, the ball Orel Hershiser used to set his 59 consecutive scoreless innings streak, Frank Robinson’s 1966 Orioles jersey and much more.
George H.W. Bush used to be the captain of the Yale baseball team. Gerald Ford was a center on the University of Michigan football team. JFK was on the Harvard football team. Here is a look at presidents who made a name for themselves on the field before trolling for votes.
The ending is the same, but ‘Casey at the Bat’ remains a thrill of a read 125 years later. You might also be surprised at the related collectibles to the poem, who might have inspired the character of Casey and where you’ll see his likeness in museums and ballparks.
Plenty of sports stars have made the transition to politics, using their public status as a major boost at the polling stations. In the first part of a two-part series right around election time, we look at some notable athletes and their political careers.
Adding to an already amazing website that features free information on sports collectibles (facts, images, values and more), PSA has announced a new feature – AutographFacts – that is now live.
Maryland sculptor Toby Mendez carves out great sports art that is on display at Baltimore’s Camden Yards. Mendez has created statues of Cal Ripken, Eddie Murray, Earl Weaver, Jim Palmer, Brooks Robinson and Frank Robinson.
The N.Y. Times best-sellers list is something all authors strive to make. A fair number of baseball books have been a part of the list, especially in the last dozen years. Some you’d expect; others will surprise. See how many of them you have read.
The first card catalog from hobby pioneer Jefferson Burdick arrived 73 years ago and still looks good by today’s standards. Let’s take a look at Burdick and his early reference guides.
The in the 1950s, the Dodgers were the classiest of clubs on and off the field. Part of the reason behind that was the club’s model of playing the game correctly, something they called The Dodger Way. Soon, the “way” was penned into a popular book that still resonates today.