Former infielder and now Triple-A manager Wally Backman reflects on the famous Mets season, his career and today’s new rules.
For modern World Series artifacts, Curt Schilling’s bloody sock from the 2004 World Series is one of the most memorable. The sock is going from the Baseball Hall of Fame to the auction block, courtesy of Heritage Auctions, in its February sale.
Lefty Grove fans will want to check out the upcoming Collect Auction sale from Nov. 19-29. Grove items will include his MLB lifetime pass, a Zenith radio he was awarded by teammates after his 300th win and multiple signed items.
The fabled ballpark in Boston is celebrating 100 years in 2012, kicking off a year-long celebration that will include ceremonies, giveaways and plenty of artifacts on display and available for purchase for collectors.
The Greater Boston Sports Collector’s Club will host its 26th annual show Nov. 4-6, bringing together members of the 1986 Boston Red Sox.