Wayne Gretzky has reached another milestone–this one having to do with birthdays–and the Canadian mint thought the time was right to give him some coins.
Part two of our excerpt from the new book ‘Mint Condition; How Baseball Cards Became an American Obsession’ by Dave Jamieson. In the second half of Chapter One, Jamieson chronicles how Goodwin & Company’s insertion of ballplayers’ pictures into its cigarette packs launched a national craze in the late 19th century.
The Postal Service releases a collection of 39-cent baseball stamps. Please don’t ask the clerk for a "quantity discount".