Everyone associates Branch Rickey with the 1947 Brooklyn Dodgers and Jackie Robinson. Actually, that was just the fulfillment of a promise Rickey made as a very young collegiate baseball coach.
Robert Edward Auctions has a 1904 Ohio Wesleyan team photo in its upcoming auction. It’s rare–both for what it is–and what it represents. A poignant tale, indeed. Well worth reading about it here.
Have a collection that’s taken over your house? Ready to sell it? Or at least organize it? Oprah’s casting company wants to talk to you.
We received an email from Charisse Simonian, casting director for “Enough Already! with Peter Walsh”, a show that OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network is working on.
“We are looking to help someone who needs to sell off and organize their collections,” she says.
Send an email to: [email protected] if you’re a candidate.
If you’re picked, we want you to talk us up to Oprah, K?
American Pickers, the popular History Channel show, is coming to Michigan next month.
Producers are looking for places that Mike Wolfe and Frank Fritz can comb through. They’ve got a huge list of antiques and other items they’re after, but they are also looking for hidden University of Michigan Wolverines football memorabilia. The show is actually pretty entertaining and you can read about their plans here.
When a once strong union falls apart and a man and woman fall out of love, the real victims are often… the old baseball cards. Thank you for reminding us, Pierce County Herald.