From the Basement is a recurring hobbDB blog where Christopher C. Wuensch delves into his extensive baseball card collection to discover gems from throughout the decades… The world of baseball woke up on Friday morning to the news that the voice of one of its most ebullient pitchmen had sadly been silenced with the passing […]
October is here and that means more than the foliage is on display as the Los Angeles Dodgers and Tampa Bay Rays prepare to square off in the annual rite of autumn…the World Series. The start of the 116th Fall Classic has us thinking of our own Major League Baseball collections. Join us in the […]
Marshall Fogel heard a variety of colorful names when he began amassing his collection of baseball memorabilia. In the days before sports collecting was a five billion dollar industry, not many of those names were very flattering. “Now they just call me eccentric,” smiles Fogel on the front porch of his home, guitar within easy […]
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