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Ramblings: Doc’s Birthday Recalls Days When Gooden Was Plenty Good

Doc Gooden 1984 Fleer Update rookie card

Rich Klein recalls the collecting frenzy over a can’t miss pitcher and his friend Darryl who missed the train to Cooperstown, but gained a measure of respect after all.

Ramblings: When Rose Ruled the Hobby

1980 Burger King Pete Rose

Rich Klein recalls three distinct times when no one was bigger in the hobby than Pete Rose and wonders if his absence from the Hall might actually be working in his favor.

Not Guilty Verdict Creates Mini Rush on Clemens Rookie Cards

1984 Fleer Update Roger Clemens rookie card

One monkey is off the back of one of the greatest pitchers of all-time and the once quiet Roger Clemens rookie cards have been making waves.