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…..
More than 200 incredible lots from the late Dodger great Don Drysdale’s personal memorabilia go up for bid in April courtesy of SCP Auctions. Rings, jerseys and Cy Young Awards all included.
Collector Jack Rooney wants photographic evidence of a Brooklyn Dodgers treasure that celebrates its 60th anniversary this postseason. A look back at Johnny Podres signature inclusion and the origin of the signed piece.
Roosevelt Stadium might ring a bell with Brooklyn Dodger fans as part of a stadium dispute, but relics rarely surface from the edifice. A couple of stadium seats surfaced, sending the author down memory lane.
Collect Auctions’ December sale is led by a 1975 Topps Baseball cello case and signatures from baseball’s elite. Bidding is live now and ends Dec. 5
Pat Salerno Jr. is a big fan of Johnny Podres, has an extensive Podres collection and helps honor the Dodgers pitcher every year. Plus, Ralph Branca to be honored by N.Y. State Baseball HOF.
Collectors might know Andy Pafko only for his No. 1 seeding in the 1952 Topps set, but his career was sprinkled with memorable moments.
The National Convention is always full of treasures. This year, many auction houses are bringing in great memorabilia to display, including SCP Auctions’ announcement of The Abrams Family Collection of Jackie Robinson memorabilia.
With ‘42’ making headlines, we take a trip to Jackie Robinson’s early stomping grounds at Rickwood Field and in Cairo, Ga. To find some of the landmarks, you need to do your homework, or have a trusty guide.
Carl Erskine, still with a spring in his step at age 86, shares stories about his career, sports memorabilia and playing with Al Hirt. Guess who he was most afraid would hit a home run off him?