Original artwork of Bo Jackson from Upper Deck sells for ridiculously low price

(If you’d like to listen to this blog post as a podcast, it’s episode #2 in the 57 hits podcast) Do you remember this Bo Jackson card from the 1990 Upper Deck set? This card sells for about one dollar on comc.com and eBay. The low price is due to it being a checklist on …

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All-time shortstop & first base Gold Glove teammates

The shortstop-to-first defensive combo is a great pair to have on the infield. This year both the National League and American League have teammate pairs to win the Gold Glove. The Chicago Cubs Javier Baez finally gets a well-deserved Gold Glove, matching up with his teammate at first, Anthony Rizzo who got his 4th defensive …

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Use a championship year to price an eBay baseball item around $19 to $20

When was the last year your favorite baseball team won a championship? If you ever sell something on eBay featuring your team, maybe you can make the price to mimic the year of that championship. Have a Cubs item? Sell it for $20.16, that’s a fun price! Or if you are a Cardinals fan, set …

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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 …

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Ryne Sandberg autographed scorecard for 2016 World Series

Ryne Sandberg enjoyed looking at my World Series scorecards

The Cubs postseason rally was held in Chicago today. The Cub’s radio station, The Score 670, hosted the rally with a live broadcast through the day. (I live-blogged the event with a dozen photos). One part of the event in particular stood out—when Ryne Sandberg looked at my World Series scorecards an autographed one for …

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Cubs podcast no longer updating as of March 2018

14 MLB teams stopped updating their official team podcast since March.

The Chicago Cubs official podcast was great. The official Cubs beat reporter, Carrie Muskat, would give great insight into the team. They aren’t super long—just 7 to 15 minutes. The perfect length. Most other Cubs podcasts are too long. The hosts end up chatting and bla bla BLA BLA. Carrie got to the point. But …

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