Fifty-three lots items from Hall of Fame shortstop Barry Larkin, including his 1984 Olympic uniform, first MLB hit baseball, game-used jerseys, bats helmets and more up for auction through January 30 courtesy of Goldin Auctions.
In a great marketing and community relations move, Dean’s Cards has supplied cards for display and purchase at the Cincinnati Reds Hall of Fame, including a Joe Morgan exhibit, that will go a long way toward sales and baseball card awareness.
It’s been 75 years since Johnny Vander Meer tossed back-to-back no hitters, an accomplishment yet to be topped in Major League Baseball. A new website looks at the accomplishments of Vander Meer, while also serving as a portal for a new children’s eBook about a Cincinnati Reds batboy.
Johnny bench is more active than ever, thanks to hip replacement surgery, and he still sports the trademark wit when out in public.