As a hitter, Hall of Fame outfielder Ed Delahanty wore out pitchers with a career .346 batting average, including three seasons of .400 or better. During his 16-year major-league career, 13 of them spent with the Philadelphia Phillies, “Big Ed” collected 2,597 hits and slugged 101 homers in an era when round-trippers were scarce. Delahanty also wore out pitchers at … [Read more...] about Delahanty’s Silver Pitcher A Golden Piece of Memorabilia
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A $200 investment in some World Series programs back in 1978 turned out to be a stellar investment for a Canadian collector. Owen Ricker, now 76, was visiting Los Angeles 38 years ago when he stopped into a book store and asked if they had any baseball-related items. At first, the answer seemed to be no but a check with the store owner produced a small stack of programs and … [Read more...] about 1978 Book Store Find Yielded Baseball History…and Big Profit
He will forever be "Mr. Cub," the most popular player ever to roam the friendly confines of Chicago’s Wrigley Field. His sunny personality is legend, as is his refrain on a sunny day: "Let's play two!" Now, one of a precious few Ernie Banks game-worn jerseys is on the auction block and may be on pace to set a new record. SCP Auctions is offering a 1969 Banks pinstripe home … [Read more...] about Rare Ernie Banks Game Jersey on Record Pace?