A SCD reader has enlisted help identifying a player on a cosmetic mirror. Is this a young Joe Jackson? If anyone has any ideas, stand up and shout.
The National Museum of American Jewish History is planning a major exhibit called “Chasing Dreams: Baseball and Jews in America” and are looking for baseball fans’ help in sharing memories, artifacts and memorabilia.
MLB historian John Thorn is immersed in baseball’s past, yet his personal collection is about heritage and not star appeal. Come along with an exclusive interview with Thorn as he describes his collection and how the hobby is still in its infancy.
Ready to launch is an online venue dubbed The National Pastime Museum – an impressive baseball collection available to all. As of now, five sections make up a timeline on the site: 1845-79, 1880-99, 1900-19, 1920-39 and 1940-52. The focus is on memorabilia and the stories behind the pieces on display.
SCD subscriber Charles Kapner has a love of Seattle baseball that dates well past the birth of the 1977 Mariners. Some of his prized collection is currently on display at the Seattle airport now through the end of the baseball season.