Dwight A. Chapin, 77, remembers when you could write to Ty Cobb for an autograph or get the 1952 Topps high numbers for $5.25. Read on for more hobby history from the former journalist.
Houston Tristar show features Carlos Correa, Dallas Keuchel, Paul Hornung, Don Maynard, and yet Notre Damer Rudy Ruettiger gets his time in the spotlight.
Slurpees are on the cusp of a milestone anniversary, and the cups that housed the slushy drink hosted more than baseball stars.
The 1965 Topps Football set is known primarily for QB legend Joe Namath and filled only with players from the AFL. Oh, and the set is filled with short-prints, too.
Philip Weiss Auctions is offing a pair of Jordan VI shoes, autographed and game-worn by Michael Jordan during the 1991 Championship Playoff Series against the Los Angeles Lakers.
With an excellent mix of AFL and NFL players in the Fleer and Topps sets, 1961 football card collectors had several Packers to choose from. But a regional set that year was exclusively “bayside,” as the Wisconsin-based Lake to Lake Dairy came out with a 36-card Green Bay gridiron offering.
The role of sports in our nation’s military history has deep roots, thought to help in building camaraderie and a strong body. “For the Development of First-Class Fighting Men: Sports and the New York National Guard, 1890-1950” is showing at the New York State Military Museum in Saratoga Springs, N.Y.
Every Cubs Convention is filled with good cheer and excitement for the team, regardless of the showing made on the field during the previous season. This year, during the 31st annual renewal of festivities, things were no different. Unless, of course, you take into account the enormous wave of World Series excitement that has overtaken the team for the first time in the history of the convention.
Raghib ’Rocket’ Ismail dazzled on the football field, from Notre Dame to the pros; now fans to bring back those memories at sports shows across the country.
Andre Dawson adds another accolade to his career, receiving the Living Legend Award from Louisville Slugger. Here’s a recap of Dawson’s special evening, including an audience Q&A.