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 […]
Archive | July, 2013
Imagine having access to incredibly detailed high-resolution scans of baseball cards and memorabilia online. The above image is a 2400 dpi scan of a Los Angeles Dodgers team card from the 1960 Topps set. As mentioned in my previous blog post, the Baseball Hall of Fame, posted some lo-res images of World Series program covers […]
Where does Alfonso Soriano currently rank among on the all-time Cubs list? Soriano is currently on the trading block, potentially going to the Yankees. Let’s take a look at Soriano’s legacy with the Cubs. Soriano is currently playing his 7th season with the Cubs. That’s a good amount of time to make an impact on […]
The National Baseball Hall of Fame is like the U.S. National Archive with millions of items. The
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: […]
The back of Buster Posey’s 2012 Topps card states that he has twins. There’s a couple photos of the twins online, but they don’t come from Buster himself, so I’m not going to repost those in respect to his privacy and his children. I’m a twin and my twin brother writes for this 57hits.com blog […]
Who will win the Home Run Derby for 2013? Here’s my predictions: Prince Fielder, Tigers: He’s won it twice before. He’ll win it again for the third time to join Ken Griffey Jr as the only players to win the home run derby three times. Michael Cuddyer, Rockies: Every year it seems there’s someone who […]
Where is the 1989 National League Rookie of the Year?
In honor of brothers Jose and Ozzie Canseco’s 49th birthday today, let’s take a look at Jose’s 1991 Stadium Club card. Featuring Jose Canseco swinging and missing in full glory.
Don’t have time for a full fantasy baseball league? Beat the Streak is the game for you. If you miss making a day in making a pick for Beat the Streak, MLB no longer resets your streak. MLB is really nice to freeze your streak when you forget to make a pick. This encourages people […]