With their World Series sweep of the Tigers Sunday night, the Giants became the first National League team to win two titles in three years since the Big Red Machine in the mid-1970s. That team was stacked with future Hall of Famers and superstars. Johnny Bench. Pete Rose. Joe Morgan. Tony Perez. The Giants have Buster, Marco, Pablo and Sergio. Who? Well, maybe you … [Read more...] about Giants the Most Bargain Priced 2-Time Series Champ?
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Thome Auction Includes 600 Home Run Items, Abandoned Signed Cards’ Cap
Each year, in memory of his mother, central Illinois native Jim Thome hosts a special fundraising dinner and auction to benefit Children’s Hospital of Illinois. This year, the event will be held Saturday in the Peoria Civic Center Ballroom beginning at 6:00 PM. Thome will have a variety of items associated with his 600th home run up for bid and there will be about 400 … [Read more...] about Thome Auction Includes 600 Home Run Items, Abandoned Signed Cards’ Cap
Price of Fame: Freese Autograph Jumps from Free to $75 After Series Heroics
Albert Pujols may be gone, but there are still plenty of ways to spend your money at the uber-popular St. Louis Cardinals Winter Warm-Up. The team's annual fan fest and autograph session fundraiser draws thousands even when the team is mediocre. Coming off the 2011 World Series title, fans are snapping up tickets like crazy, including those that they could have had for free a … [Read more...] about Price of Fame: Freese Autograph Jumps from Free to $75 After Series Heroics