Former SCD Editor T.S. O’Connell shares some of his memories of Bob Lemke and how Lemke was an early baseball card hobby pioneer.
The introduction of Baseball Cards Magazine and The Standard Catalog of Baseball Cards helped transform the sports card hobby into an industry.
Former editor and publisher of Sports Collectors Digest, Bob Lemke, passed away, Tuesday, Jan. 3 at a hospital near his home in Pennsylvania.
The second part of a two-part series looking at the print runs of 1953 Topps Baseball looks at the final printing, but questions remain. New conclusions and why SPs and DPs are mis-named for this set.
Dick Nen’s debut homer helped clinch pennant for the Dodgers in 1963, and then . . . his name became a footnote in baseball history.
A few uncataloged cards turned up at the 2014 National Convention in Cleveland, and a collector grabbed three more online from the obscure Prize Frankies Cleveland Indians card set.
Bob Lemke did the dirty work and Keith Olbermann shared with the world : the missing players from the 1953 Topps Baseball set are revealed.
A revisit of to the Berk Ross cards leads to discussion of origin and how the 1952 Berk Ross cards were unlicensed.