For my first visit, I went to County Stadium with my uncle, who probably had season tickets at the time. The weather was lousy, cold and drizzly, yet none of that bothered me. Of course, that was mostly due to being seated in the “heated” mezzanine section, complete with a roof over my head. I distinctly remember the source of the warmth was a strand of wire which emitted heat. The primitive method worked for me – I was comfortable.
When a relative decided to frame a Pete Rose signed jersey – not game-used – for $700, I almost choked on my corn flakes.
Puig joins Babe Ruth, Lou Gehrig, Mickey Mantle and other sports stars whose names have appeared over the years on PSA/DNA’s “Most Dangerous Autographs” list. PSA said it oversaw more than 400,000 autograph submissions in 2013.
The Season of Savings sale has kicked off in the SCD bookstore. Grab titles on sports, antiques, music and comics – many for less than $10, even less than $5. No better deals out there.
PSA CardSlugger test your knowledge of baseball cards by asking a player’s name, card manufacturer, year of the card and other questions. The game keeps track of hoe many you get right, with prizes awarded at the end of the “season.”
Last year no one was voted in by the writers for the Baseball Hall of Fame. In 2014, it could be a crowded stage. The ballot has been released, and the debates can begin.
The Highland Mint is providing 20 percent of the profits of the sale of its latest Signature Frames to benefit the Naval Special Warfare Family Foundation.
Legendary Auctions’ Thursday, Nov. 21 close features some rare beauties, including Underwood & Underwood glass plate negatives featuring the 1915 Boston Red Sox that includes Babe Ruth and Tris Speaker. Step back in time and take a look.
The Rookies of the Year made the annual Topps list. Check out who else made the list, and they share if you agree or disagree.
Former Chicago Cubs coach Verlon “Rube” Walker passed away in 1971 at age 42. He left behind a daughter, Leigh Ann Young, who was 3 at the time. She is now on a quest to hear the voice of her father and she needs your help.