Following the ‘53 season, Brooklyn Skipper Charlie Dressen insisted on a multi-year contract to continue as Dodgers’ skipper. Brooklyn Owner Walter O’Malley balked at the demand and to everyone’s surprise chose the little known Walter Alston to pilot the club. Four World Series titles later…..
Everything you ever learned about preserving your collection might be wrong – report from the Baseball HOF & Museum. The Baseball HOF held an inaugural Care and Conservation Workshop with some surprising information on what they deem as safekeeping for collectibles.
We’re looking at compiling the best “sports stops” across the U.S. But we need your help. If you have a favorite hidden sports shop, little-known sports museum, place of interest – let us know and we’ll make the ultimate list available this summer.
Craig Biggio opens up about collecting, show signings and Jeff Bagwell belonging in the Hall of Fame in exclusive SCD interview.
Mike Piazza’s Orientation Visit to the Baseball Hall of Fame brings the significance of his election to the forefront. In an exclusive interview, Piazza opens up about his career and his place among baseball immortals.
The jersey Mike Piazza wore during the first Mets home game after 9/11 in which he hit the game-winning home run sold privately for $365,000. The jersey will be on a rotating display at the National Baseball Hall of Fame in Cooperstown, the 9/11 Memorial Museum and Citi Field.
The newest members of the Baseball Hall of Fame are Ken Griffey Jr. and Mike Piazza. Griffey Jr. was named on all but three ballots, the highest percentage to date.
A minor league clubhouse gig leads to rubbing elbows with Hall of Famer Randy Johnson – and securing a few items before his departure, some of which now reside in Cooperstown.
The Baseball Hall of Fame was right in the middle of the Royal’s World Series celebration, grabbing new game-used pieces for the “Autumn Glory” exhibit. See what’s on display and news about a new exhibit, “Whole New Ballgame.”
Cooperstown hosted a Top 5 crowd in its history for the induction of John Smoltz, Randy Johnson, Pedro Martinez and Craig Biggio, and the action was just as hot in the village, where 49 living Hall of Fame members were present for signings.