Marty Appel

Notes: Sy Berger’s Family to Attend Honor

An honor for the late Sy Berger this weekend. The info, plus the story of a couple of historic baseball pieces, Max Scherzer’s charity autograph program and more.

New Baseball History and Collecting Magazine Debuts with Cobb Insert

Baseball History and Art includes stories on past legends, current collectors and other subjects. The first issue includes a Ty Cobb vintage-style card.

Ramblings: From Topps Archives to Minis to Herb Perry and the NSCC

by Rich Klein Some random notes while preparing for the National Convention. Last week, when I described some of my favorite media contacts and stories I forgot to mention one of my favorites. When Marty Appel was the PR director for Topps he called me one day with an executive in tow to ask me […]

Trapped: Yankee Historian’s Donated Memorabilia Swallowed by Bankruptcy Court

Marty Appel never thought the items he donated to help boost Mickey Mantle’s Restaurant would wind up in a bankruptcy auction.