Bonds’ 756 HR ball up for bids

The fan who caught Barry Bonds 756th home run baseball has consigned the item to Sotheby’s/SCP Auctions. The ball will be part of the company’s upcoming online auction that closes Sept. 15. The sale will also feature Bonds’ 755th home … Read More

Trouble in Dodgertown?

By Paul Ferrante So much has been written about the baseball landmark we call Dodgertown that a book would probably be more appropriate. However, for the sake of brevity, I will give an overview of its rich history and then … Read More

2007 Topps Heritage Short Prints Announced

Topps confirms that the recently released 2007 Topps Heritage Baseball features short prints seeded 1:2 packs. Topps Heritage also includes short printed “Yellow Team Name” and “Yellow Player Name” variations (1:6) mimicking the original 1958 Topps set. The players are … Read More

Larry Dierker Profile

By Ross Forman It’s no surprise Larry Dierker’s No. 49 jersey has been retired by the Houston Astros. He’s done just about everything for the franchise. He’s pitched for the club, recording 137 career wins for the Astros, been a … Read More

Vintage Book Reviews

By Marty Appel It’s been 96 years since baseball had its first “coffee table” book, a term that didn’t even exist during the Taft administration. Today, coffee table books about baseball are turned out all the time, but it was … Read More