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In 1908, baseball great Honus Wagner was planning to retire from the Pittsburg Pirates, but the Pirates owner was so anxious to keep his star that he doubled Wagner's salary -- to $10,000. Wouldn't Wagner be shocked to hear that a 1909 baseball card...
The Fabulous ForumThe baseball card is in horrible shape -- it has a big crease in the upper right-hand corner, three of its white borders have been cut off and it has been laminated. But collectors still are likely to go nuts......
The Fabulous ForumAn order of Roman Catholic nuns made $262,000 by auctioning a rare Honus Wagner baseball card that was bequeathed to them by the brother of a deceased nun. Wagner, who was one of the first five players inducted into the......
Dodger ThoughtsPlease welcome this guest post by Eric Enders, author of "The Fall Classic: The Definitive History of the World Series." * * * In filling out my all-time Dodger lineup card, something occurred to me that I???d never thought about......
The Fabulous ForumCasual fans will find autographed baseball cards, old cereal boxes and other items in stands all around the 2010 All-Star FanFest, which was in its second day Saturday at the Anaheim Convention Center. More dedicated collectors will find one-of-a-kind...
Long ago, when children were allowed to wander from their parents' side for more than 15 minutes, I spent much of my free time accumulating baseball cards. After school, my buddy Adam Rogers and I would stroll to the candy store and buy multiple packs....
Tags: All Stars, Baseball, Paulina Gretzky, Aging, Death
Times Staff WriterOnly the lucky ones so far have made it inside the Cypres Sports Museum, now taking shape in a nondescript office building about a mile south of Staples Center. Admission to the memorabilia collection in downtown Los Angeles has been by invitation only,...
Tags: Golf, Book, Willie Mays, National League, Dizzy Dean
Los Angeles Times Staff WriterUS sports history on display at new L.A. museum By BETH HARRIS, AP Sports Writer Beth Harris, Ap Sports Writer Thu Nov 27, 10:27 pm ET LOS ANGELES When Gary Cypres' sports memorabilia collection reached 10,000 pieces and threatened to overflow their...
We are a group of mothers and sons in Riverside who have met since summer 2002. Our sons were all friends entering fourth grade, and one of the moms suggested starting a book club for the boys. We all thought she was crazy because we didn’t think...
The Hartford Courant"As anyone who has watched the better colored teams will tell you — a good many Afro-Americans belong, on their merits." John Lardner in the Hartford Courant, Nov. 11, 1938. With opening day of the 2013 baseball season just days away, a 75-...
AP Sports WriterBRADENTON, Fla. (AP) — Andrew McCutchen walked to the podium, brushed back his trademark dreadlocks, unfolded a sheet of paper and took a deep breath. The Pittsburgh Pirates All-Star centerfielder looked across the massive ballroom at the...
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