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Ken “Hawk” Harrelson Traded to Cleveland in ‘69, Predicts Indians Will Win Pennant

Ken “Hawk” Harrelson Traded to Cleveland in ‘69, Predicts Indians Will Win Pennant

When Boston Red Sox slugger Ken “The Hawk” Harrelson, who led the American League in RBIs in 1968, was traded to the lowly Cleveland Indians during the second week of… Read more »

Looking Back: 1977 Topps Baseball

Looking Back: 1977 Topps Baseball

For my second “Looking Back” segment, I thought I would take a peek at the 1977 Topps Baseball set, because that was the first year I began collecting baseball cards…. Read more »

Parts Unknown: Collecting Action Figures

Parts Unknown: Collecting Action Figures

My collection of action figures is nearly as impressive as my collection of cards. Among them are dozens of McFarlane figures, along with Starting Lineups, the smaller, plastic figures that… Read more »

Looking Back: 1964 Topps Baseball

Looking Back: 1964 Topps Baseball

For my first “Looking Back” column, I thought I would take a peek at my most desired set of all time: the 1964 Topps baseball set. What makes this my… Read more »

The Mystery of Steve Blass

The Mystery of Steve Blass

The Pittsburgh Pirates had high hopes for Steve Blass, a young right-hander with pinpoint accuracy, when they signed him straight out of high school in 1960. Blass pitched in the… Read more »

George Brett: A World Class Jerk

George Brett: A World Class Jerk

My first foray into the world of autograph collecting didn’t go so well. I was at what was then known as Baseball City, FL, just south of Orlando, for a… Read more »

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