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.
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 [...]