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The 1974 Topps Basebal Card Set - The Way We Were
 July 31, 2015

1974 marks the end of The Golden Age of Baseball Cards. For those who collected baseball cards during this time the experience has been a part of what makes you the way you are today. Because of this unique experience we can never forget the way we were.    ...more


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Time of Game - Too Long?
 JANUARY 19, 2015

There has been much talk about changing the rules to speed up the game. Times have changed. We are living in a fast paced environment. What can be done to solve this probelm? There is a simple solution.     ...more

 

 

The Defensive Shift Is Good For Baseball.
 February 11, 2015

The defensive shift is an integral, fundamental and essential part of the game of baseball. The notion of prohibiting the shift in order to increase offensive potential is short-sighted and not well thought out. It is really a part of the history of the game that makes baseball so enjoyable.      ...more

 

Another Black Sox Scandal?
 February 16, 2015

The Jackie Robinson West Little League team was stripped of its title. That may have been the best thing that could have happened to these young kids in their lifetimes.       ...more

 

Topps 1973 Baseball Card Set - The Beginning of Where We Are Today
 March 31, 2015

It is amazing to still feel the effects of the events of more than 40 years ago. In spite of the upheaval we continue to move on, not necessarily forward, in returning to a more normal lifestyle. For baseball cards it was no different.       ...more

 

Will the National League Move to the Designated Hitter Rule?
 April 28, 2015

For more than 40 years baseball rules for the American and National Leagues have been different. That is about to chnage whether you like it or not.    ...more