Two Missouri brothers who love baseball cards and doodling have combined the two simple passions into one magnificent website. The name speaks for itself: "Baseball Card Vandals." "We've been doing this since we were pre-teens," says Bryan Abbott, 28, who created the website with his brother Beau, ... More >>
On Sunday, September 2, Blueberry Hill (6504 Delmar Boulevard, University City; 314-727-4444) hosts its first-ever Pop Culture Collectibles Garage Sale from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. in its Elvis Room. The sale comes a week before the restaurant's 40th anniversary bash on Saturday, September 8. For Gut Che ... More >>
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Sunset Hills collectibles dealer Bill Goodwin reaped a higher-than-anticipated $1.2 million for the well-graded Honus Wagner T206 baseball card in an online auction last night. Your baseball cards are still comparatively worthless, however, so don't get your hopes up.The Wagner card, which measures ... More >>
image viaYou can get both vinyl records and collectibles at the Classic Vinyl Sale.On the weekend of September 10, the University Mall in Carbondale, Illinois, will play host to the 4th Annual SIRIS Classic Vinyl & Media Sale. The Southern Illinois Radio Information Service (SIRIS) and the WS ... More >>
www.regencystamps.comThe "speck" in question. Click photo for a full-size view of the moon dust.A speck of moon dust believed to have been smuggled out of NASA years ago has returned to the space agency after spending time in both Germany and St. Louis. The dust was supposed to be placed up for a ... More >>
image viaYou can't tell, but there's a passage from Of Plymouth Plantation under the brim of Crawford's cap.This is, to put it kindly, not an especially exciting time of year to be a journalist. Especially if you cover baseball. So naturally, it's the perfect time for Kansas City Royals blogg ... More >>
Wright: Or was he wrong?Once again, don't f--- with old people. And especially don't f--- with them when they're out antiquing and their shopping trip gets interrupted by someone calling them up on one of those dagburn cell phones with all them tiny little buttons. A lawn worker in Sturgeon, Miss ... More >>
9 p.m. Wednesday, February 3. Off Broadway, 3509 Lemp Avenue.
File under ridiculous douchebag bullshit: Major League Baseball and Topps have reached an agreement to make Topps the only licensed maker of baseball cards. I'm not going to try and be balanced or fair about this. This is fucking bullshit. Of all the shitty things MLB has done over the years - ... More >>
Photo courtesy Sean MuhammadThis photo of Prince Joe Henry will soon be a logo on a line of replica Negro League apparel.Just got word that Sean Muhammad, grandson of former Negro Leaguer (and Riverfront Times columnist) "Prince" Joe Henry, is coming out with a line of baseball collectibles to honor ... More >>
8 p.m. Thursday, May 28. The Pageant, 6161 Delmar Boulevard.
Perhaps they'd look like this. Link via Kopper. More excellent ones at the link and after the jump. Or like this. That's 1985 Topps right there, the style/year of Mark McGwire's rookie card. Why yes, I used to collect baseball cards hardcore.
In with the Fruehling
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