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Author Archive | Matt Maldre

May 6, 1998 Steve Stone sweater on Kerry Wood's 20-strikeout copy

Finding Steve Stone’s sweater for the Kerry Wood 20-strikeout game

The sweater that Steve Stone wore while announcing Kerry Wood’s 20-strikeout game on May 6, 1998. I want that sweater. Maybe. Just maybe if I do a reverse Google image search, it might come up. Initially, these are the results. Ok, that’s kinda cool. But these are not sweaters. Google automatically added the search term […]

Back of 2015 Topps Update #US175 - Edinson Volquez

Mailing a baseball card as a postcard

Take a baseball card, write a postal address on it and slap on a stamp. Will it mail? Inspiration struck me today to try mailing a baseball card like a postcard. A bunch of loose opened baseball packs are stuffed in my desk drawer at home. Shuffling through the cards, I tried to find one […]

2016 Bowman Draft BD-108 Alex Call Phillippians 4:13

Your one baseball card

What would you do if were a minor league prospect, and Topps produced only one card of you? It would be fun to go around trying to autograph every one of those cards in existence. Drafted in the 3rd round of the 2016 draft, White Sox prospect Alex Call currently has one baseball card

Matt Murton as office worker among the cubicles

How does a MLB player transition to an office worker?

The Chicago Cubs have named Chris Denorfia as Special Assistant to the President/General Manager and Matt Murton as Baseball Operations Assistant. Chris Denorfia played for Cincinnati, Oakland, San Diego, Seattle, and the Cubs from 2005 to 2015. He was also a minor league regular from 2002 to 2017. Matt Murton played outfield on and off […]

Use Google images to find your MLB twin

Who is your MLB twin?

What MLB player looks most like you? Pick any player from the history of baseball at any age. Drawing a blank? Here’s how you can find your baseball player twin! 1. Your photo Find an photo of yourself wearing your favorite team’s clothing. Preferably this photo will be taken at the ballpark. For this example, […]

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