Much like Ernie Banks, Minnie Minoso was a Chicago staple on the South Side, enjoying every moment he could be around baseball.
Changing the pace of play in baseball because of the short attention span of today’s younger generation rubs me the wrong way. Don’t step out of that batter’s box!
Topps continues to bring in big names to move the needle in its digital operations, naming Steven Chiang to its board of directors.
SCP Auctions wants the world to know of its success in the sports memorabilia business, and felt a new website look would provide that. The new look is now available to collectors.
For the second consecutive year, three first-ballot candidates were added to Baseball’s Hall of Fame. Craig Biggio joins John Smoltz, Pedro Martinez and Randy Johnson for baseball’s most coveted honor.
Effective immediately, the exclusive manufacturer of of NASCAR trading cards, Press Pass Inc., has announced its closure. Outstanding redemptions will not be honored.
The MLB Network’s “Baseball Seasons” telecast caught my eye when the focus was on the 1982 season, ending with a St. Louis Cardinals victory over the Milwaukee Brewers in the World Series.
Beckett Media has announced the acquisition of Goodwin & Co. Bill Goodwin will still head the auctions he is known for in the industry.
Fans of the World Football League have more cards to collect, with Series III and Die-Cuts added just in time for the holidays.
Back-to-back years with multiple first-time inductees into the Baseball Hall of Fame hasn’t happened very often but will likely take place in 2015. Randy Johnson, Pedro Martinez and John Smoltz among the frontrunners.