Cornelius Alexander McGillicuddy, known as Connie Mack, spent part of eight decades associated with Major League Baseball as first a player, then a manger, and finally an owner. For 50 years he served as manager and owner of the Philadelphia Athletics where he set records that will likely never be matched in wins (3,731), losses, (3,948), and games managed (7,755). One of … [Read more...] about Connie Mack’s Eight Decade Career in Cardboard
Iowa is more than just the Field of Dreams. It's Iowa Hawkeyes football, and one rabid fan's decades-long collection of items is going on the auction block this weekend. The University of Iowa Athletics Hall of Fame will host an auction of memorabilia collected by a 74-year-old Davenport man today, including a rare pair of gold-gilded bookends thought to be of Nile Kinnick … [Read more...] about Iowa Football Fan’s Collection Hits the Block
Due to what it describes as "overwhelming demand", Maryland Athletics will make 10 helmets and 10 jerseys from the Maryland Pride collection, worn Monday by the football team, available for auction. The uniforms created a major stir when they wore the superhero-like outfits during their Monday matchup with Miami. "Polarizing" would be the best way to describe the reaction … [Read more...] about Maryland Will Auction “Pride” Uniforms
The city has been home to the Athletics and the Royals. It's home base for the Negro Leagues Hall of Fame. In the summer, there are few places better to enjoy baseball than the city that sits directly in the nation's midsection. Over the weekend, some long-time fans brought memorabilia they've saved throughout the years to into an appraisal fair. The Clean Sweep … [Read more...] about KC Residents Wanna Find Out…What’s it Worth?