With the 100th anniversary of Wrigley Field in the rearview mirror, here are some collectibles to keep an eye on, with more coming in 2015. There’s more to look forward to than new bleachers and more bathrooms this season.
Bill Veeck was the showman of baseball owners. In 1951, he brought in 3’7″ Eddie Gaedel to bat for the St. Louis Browns at a stunt to get publicity. It worked, as with one at-bat, he’s still a name baseball fans remember. the bat Gaedel used in that game will be auction by Heritage in the company’s Platinum Night event on Aug. 1.