Bobby Doerr made a lot of baseball history on how own. However, the famous member of the Red Sox also pursued historical artifacts, making him a collector of baseball history, as well. Check out an exclusive interview with Bobby Doerr.
The former fiery relief pitcher was once dubbed Pancho Villa by his teammates. Senior Smoke, another nickname, reflects on his four World Series appearances and on collecting.
Amos Otis didn’t stop the world during his 17 seasons in the Major Leagues. But he feels in today’s ballparks, he might have gotten a shot at 3,000 hits.
For John Fulgaro, cards can mean business cards. And the business cards he’s collected are of defunct teams, leagues and other oddities of the sports world. Take a look inside his unique collection of cards, stickers and more. Meet the author of John Fulgaro’s Sports Logo Guide.
A pioneering African-American lawyer shares the collecting link to his father. His collection boasts some of the best jerseys on the world.
Certainly never dull, SCD contributor Paul Post caught up with McLain at a signing autobiography, I Told You I Wasn’t Perfect, at a recent card show near Saratoga Springs, N.Y. The book recounts his tumultuous career and years after baseball, from suspensions and wrangles with Commissioner Bowie Kuhn to his penchant for gambling, romps with gangsters and racketeers and eventual incarceration in prison. In the interview, McLain talks about today’s game and its flaws.
Former Detroit Tigers pitcher John Hiller is one of few players who feels selling his signature is like prostitution.
Dick Williams waited a long time to get in the Hall of Fame. And now that he has, he took a little time to reflect on his playing career and his days riding the bench as a manager.
Doug Bair played on the game’s greatest stage with the of the greatest players. Plus, he still has his original cards.
The 1958 NFL Championship Game has long been referred to as “The Greatest Game Ever Played” in the league’s history.
Former Baltimore Colts star Lenny Moore, one of 17 future Hall of Famers to participate in the game, would like to clarify that moniker.