Archive | August, 2015

How MLB logos changed in the 1960s and 1980s

Flying around the internet is an animated GIF of all the MLB logos since 1876. You really need to click over and see it. (I don’t want to illegally steal it by posting the image here). It’s fun to see how they change overall over time. At the very start, all the logos were simple […]

Ichiro meets President Obama

Ichiro and President Obama

As Ichiro broke Ty Cobb’s hit record yesterday, I’m glad to say that I still have hanging on my cube wall, a 2010 Upper Deck baseball card where Ichiro meets President Obama.  Do you have any baseball cards hanging up at your desk? 

Jacob Hannemann inscription on 2013 Leaf Trinity

Jacob Hannemann “can’t wait to play in wrigley”

  A professional baseball player expressing his dreams on the front of a baseball card. Looking at autographs, you wonder where is the soul. You want to see some sort of meaning behind a player’s autograph. On the 2013 Leaf Trinity “Authentic Inscription” series, players are to write inscriptions next to their autographs. Some players […]

Phil Cavarretta and Ken Griffey, Sr.

Phil Cavarretta is like Ken Griffey, Sr? The first nine players on Phil Cavarretta’s “Similarity Score” is a bunch of guys from Pre-WWII. Dixie Walker (915) Wally Pipp (911) Sam West (903) Augie Galan (899) Harry Davis (891) Wally Moses (890) Gee Walker (890) Ben Chapman (887) Ed Konetchy (882) Ken Griffey (880) But then […]

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