Dick Nen’s debut homer helped clinch pennant for the Dodgers in 1963, and then . . . his name became a footnote in baseball history.
The MLB Network’s “Baseball Seasons” telecast caught my eye when the focus was on the 1982 season, ending with a St. Louis Cardinals victory over the Milwaukee Brewers in the World Series.
Hall of Famer Ozzie Smith receives more accolades with the Louisville Slugger Living Legends Award in a special night for fans. Smith toured the factory and then spent an intimate evening with fans discussing the game and his time in St. Louis.
The Highland Mint is providing 20 percent of the profits of the sale of its latest Signature Frames to benefit the Naval Special Warfare Family Foundation.
Topps has featured Mark McGwire on its baseball cards before. However, a recent deal has led to the first McGwire-signed cards in Topps history.
The current Heritage Auction sale is the largest sports auction to date by the company, headlined by the decades-long personal collection of Stan Musial. From game-used jerseys and championship rings to milestone baseballs and personal letter from other Hall of Famers, the Musial Collection is stunning.
Just two days away from its Aug. 1 Platinum Night Auction, Heritage Auctions created more headlines with the news it will offer the Stan Musial Collection in October. Items offered by the Musial family will include milestone game-used treasures, correspondence and mementos from Musial’s personal collection.
For one San Musial fan, the connection top Stan Musial goes back to 1961 and the experience of a lifetime – serving as the bat boy for the St. Louis Cardinals for an entire week.
In a special ceremony prior to induction day, the Baseball Hall of Fame will honor three World Series-winning St. Louis Cardinals managers.
Before being enshrined in the Baseball Hall of fame, artifacts from the 2011 World Series made a public appearance in Albany, including the famous David Freese torn jersey.