Billy Martin

A Summer Baseball and Collectors Reading List

Ready to kick back a little? We’ve got some fresh new baseball and collecting books along with some old standbys to tackle while the livin’ is easy.

Vintage Set of the Week: 1980 Topps Set Marked End of an Era

With only one major rookie card but with an album full of Hall of Famers and 35 years in the rear view mirror, the 1980 Topps set looks better with age.

Billy Martin Cards Chronicle Fast, Furious Life

Billy Martin baseball cards are many, spread over four decades in the game. It was on Christmas 1989 when baseball lost one of its most colorful figures.

Obscene Gestures on Baseball Cards Present Before Billy

Rich Klein notes the anniversary of the the Billy Ripken obscenity card but says that wasn’t even close to the first time anything like it had happened.