‘Detroit – The Unconquerable: The 1935 World Champion Tigers’ looks at Depression-era Detroit baseball and the principles involved. You won’t be disappointed.
An overview of 19th century tobacco/cigarette packaging and related insert baseball cards shows elegant design, classic poses. Here is a complete update from a 2005 article.
Roger Clemens talks about prepping for a start in the shower, pitching in the World Series and his show circuit appearances. Plus, there’s that little scrum with Mike Piazza.
Peyton Manning’s 578th TD ball, used in 2016 AFC Championship win, to cross the auction block at Heritage Auctions. Ball being sold by family of 10-year-old who retrieved it in the stands.
With spring comes Spring Training, meaning card shop owners in Florida and Arizona are putting in overtime to meet demand.
Revelations of ‘Laws of Base Ball’ documents, that show credit to the game’s most basic rules to Daniel Lucius “Doc” Adams, could push price to more than $1 million through SCP Auctions.
A fly-by with some of the early 1970s Topps comic booklet inserts that wound up in 1970 Topps Baseball and 1971-72 O-Pee-Chee Hockey. Dealers share the tale of these oddities.
Bobby Valentine reflects on his playing days, managing in the big leagues and how tough it is for the old guard to stay in the game. Plus, he’s a big-time collector.
Forget Kris Bryant and Joc Pederson – they’re old news. The new list of youngsters to watch includes Seager, Moncada and Guerrero Jr. Dealers share others to keep an eye on in 2016 and well beyond.
Hitters might want to slink away from Houston Astros Cy Young Award winner Dallas Keuchel, but he – and fans – want to see more in 2016. Fear the beard, American League!