Year: 2014

Which is better: collecting baseball cards on pinterest or collecting the actual physical card?

As collectors of baseball cards, we love finding a great card and adding it to our collection. Take Roger Maris’ 1962 Topps card. Maris captured swinging his mighty bat during a World Series win. The exact moment of the bat is frozen in time and is echoed compositionally with the yellow box declaring what is …

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How many times have two Cubs struck out in the same All-Star inning?

The Cubs managed to squeak two players onto the All-Star roster this year. Both Starlin Castro and Anthony Rizzo batted in the same inning. Castro came up first. The announcers were talking about the Cubs young talent; and how Castro is a cornerstone of the talent. He strikes out. Anthony Rizzo steps up as the …

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2014 Beat the Streak discussion board

Please use this blog post to discuss how you are doing in MLB’s Beat the Streak this year. Ideas for what to talk about: What’s your longest streak this year? Who stopped your streak? Excited about any players you are starting? What is your pick average? Leave your experiences in the comments. Thank you.

Fu-Te Ni and Chien-Ming Wang in the same pack

One Chinese pitcher, one Taiwanese pitcher, both arrived back-to-back in the same 2010 Upper Deck pack. Both photos feature the Asian pitchers in their windup. Seeing these two cards of Fu-Te Ni and Chien-Ming Wang next to each other makes me want to collect all the 2010 Upper Deck cards featuring Asian pitchers.

The 20 best Beat the Streak players for May 2014

If you want to pick two players for Beat the Streak in 2014, it’s Melky Cabrera of Toronto and Nolan Arenado of Colorado. Both players have the most games with at least one hit in 2014. Rk Player Games Tm ———————————— 1 Melky Cabrera 35 TOR 2 Nolan Arenado 35 COL ———————————— 3 Alexei Ramirez …

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