As a new post-season opens, Rich Klein is thinking of some old ones and the cards that could have been.
He was seemingly always in the midst of history. A mountain of Yogi Berra baseball cards and great memorabilia mean the memories are never “over”.
Baseball cards and long-lost broadcasts help bring the past back to life.
First released in 1988, Ball Talk’s 20th anniversary edition goes back in time to visit with six of baseball’s all-time great broadcasters. Ernie Harwell, Mel Allen, Jack Brickhouse, Jack Buck, Curt Gowdy and Red Barber talk about the game they covered for decades.
The uniform Don Larsen was wearing when he threw the only World Series perfect game drew 22 bids and sold for $756,000 in a Steiner Sports auction.
It’s been a familiar story lately. Retired player or coach selling off a special item or collection, ostensibly to pay for the education of family members. Jim Palmer did it. Don Larsen’s doing it. Bob Knight. Ozzie Smith. For collectors with cash, it’s like being in a kid in a candy shop. Whenever well known […]
They won’t say who, but the 1956 Yogi Berra Yankees uniform sold for over $500,000 last week by Grey Flannel Auctions was purchased by a private collector. The uniform is believed to have been the same one worn by Berra while catching the 1956 World Series perfect game thrown by Don Larsen. The coffee pot […]
A game-worn relic from one of baseball’s most famous days sells at auction.
Three major championship rings join Yogi Berra’s 1956 World Series jersey among the heavy hitters Grey Flannel’s current auction.