Month: July 2013

Comc.com reveals high resolution scans of baseball cards

Wanna see super-duper high resolution scans of baseball cards? Checkoutmycards.com is offering a new service, The Vault, that showcases baseball cards at what they call “36x” zoom. What that really means in the normal world is these images are 600dpi. Perty nice. That’s 1500×2100. The special sneak peek into their Vault service, they featured a …

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How many scorecards are in the Baseball Hall of Fame?

The National Baseball Hall of Fame is like the U.S. National Archive with millions of items. The Hall of Fame states: The Museum’s collections contain more than 45,000 three-dimensional artifacts and 130,000 baseball cards. The Library catalogs and preserves nearly three million documents including 500,000 historic photographs and 15,000 hours of original audio and video recordings. …

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Tim McCarver creates incredible scorecards

Look at the amount of annotation and details that announcer Tim McCarver wrote on his 2011 All-Star game scorecard. It’s fantastic. I’d have to say other than my brother’s scorecards and my scorecards, McCarvers is the most incredible scorecard I’ve seen. The other scorecard expert, my brother, had this to say about Tim McCarver’s scorecard: …

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Scorecard of the 1932 Babe Ruth

Writing a scorecard in old-time cursive

Does your cursive handwriting stink? Try changing your cursive so it matches Abraham Lincoln’s. There’s all those Lincoln letters online. You can just trace them to practice. Your baseball scorecard can look like this one from the 1932 Babe Ruth “called shot” World Series game. Justice John Paul Stevens wrote the names all fancy-style. If …

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