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.
In an interview at SportsFest, Pete Rose covers a variety of topics, includes steroids in baseball and how that compares to him betting on baseball.
The former NFL player forged many relationships throughout his life with some prominent people. JFK anyone?