For SCD columnist T.J. Schwartz, the move to the West Coast as a young adult provided unique opportunities to meet some big-time athletes. The comedy writer/cabbie shares a couple of priceless stories from his past.
Topps staged a great attack on the Bowman baseball card reign in 1952, so Bowman bounced back in 1953 with original color photography, star appeal, multi-player cards and for the first time statistics on the back of Bowman cards.
Steiner Sports has announced a massive three-day celebration in honor of its 25th anniversary. More than two dozen athletes are expected to participate in a variety of endeavors, with non-profit charities receiving the biggest benefits of all.
The names and faces have changed, but the annual tradition known at N.Y. Yankees Old-timers’ Day remains true to its spirit, with former players rubbing elbows with fans and putting on a show.
With the induction ceremonies of Barry Larkin and Ron Santo taking center stage, sometimes lost in the shuffle is all of the action taking place on Main Street and other locales in and around Cooperstown. David Moriah gives you a peek inside the action from the 2012 Baseball HOF induction weekend.