Archive for June 2018

One bat shows two sides of The Splendid Splinter.

The 1963 Topps set marked a major step forward for the card company.

Erik Sherman’s latest book examines the peripatetic life of a colorful player and manager.

Baseball was never far from the TV classic’s notice.

Appreciating the late Oscar Gamble.

Topps cards began to hit their stride as Lee Mazzilli began a curious decline.

The former pitcher remembers his counterpart behind the plate.

A controversial process of long ago reminds us (and the Yankees) that delay needn’t be fatal.

The day Frankenstein’s Monster terrorized a catcher.

Three smart players devoted their lives to baseball.