Archive for September 2017

Three smart players devoted their lives to baseball.

They’re gone, but we remember these players from their baseball cards.

Come along for a ride back to the beginning of what would become an expected norm.

The subjects of a classic card remind us that good times can be fleeting.

When the mystery man is more famous than the featured player.

Author Paul Dickson answers some questions on his new book about Leo Durocher.

The 70s were an interesting time for baseball cards, and for this pitcher in particular.

When was the photo on this card taken? Let’s play detective.

Old time baseball and old time TV intersect.

A former pitcher’s new book rivals those of Jim Bouton and Jim Brosnan

Looking into the post-playing career of a Dodgers first baseman.

The fictional baseball game that shook up an industry.

The best of the Bucs — but why no Clemente?

The quirks of a then-new form of baseball card.

Creative combos? Corny cliches? It all depends on how you look at Topps’ alliterative cards.

Their baseball cards help us remember three ballplayers of a nearly a half-century ago.

After begging for a tryout, he overcame a misspent youth to make his name known in the big leagues — and in another sport.

Connecting digitally in the present with ballplayers of the past.

It hasn’t been easy, but he has persevered.

How a chewing gum company packaged cards with … taffy!