You have your game worn jerseys. You have your game worn pants. But if you’re Gil Byrd, circa 1991, they’re one and the same.
In 1981, Bill Christian sent his 1960 Olympic hockey jersey–and the one his son Dave wore in the 1980 games–to the Hockey Hall of Fame. He thought it was a loan. The Hall says it was a donation.
Nothing wrong with a little nostalgic fun heading into the weekend. Or is it the closest collectors will get to an acid trip?
Replay Photos’ deals with pro and college leagues have put thousands of the best sports photos you’ll find anywhere at your fingertips. They’re also getting in to the business of taking pictures of you at the game–whether you know it or not.
Observations…and a suggestion or two as the National heads into the weekend.
It’s one star-studded hood.
In the Game puts the focus on the 1980s with its hits-only hockey product.
Martin Jacobs went from Candlestick Park vendor to the sole distributor of a red hot Willie Mays poster back in the 1960s. It’s an experience he’ll never forget…and you might be surprised at what it’s bringing these days.
Some more crime…and when a prize isn’t really a prize. Read it in the Editor’s Blog.
Upper Deck’s upcoming Evolution football cards get some electronic love from a San Diego TV station.
Topps is showing off some signed replicas of its 1952 series, paying homage to some players who showed up on the company’s first major set.
Rookie phenom’s eTopps cards hit market, Superfractor back on market, auto card hits $40K…maybe.
Fans and collectors were anxious to trade a donation for an autograph, but it hasn’t quite worked out that way.
Well, it sounded like a good idea.