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Posted on October 27, 2011 – 10:26 am | Author: chrisolds
Baseball | 2007 Topps Update, 2012 Topps, @BuschSquirrel, baseball cards, Busch Squirrel, featured, Just For Fun, Poley Walnuts, Rally Squirrel, St. Louis Cardinals, Texas Rangers, Topps, World Series | Comments (13)
We may be nuts, but we have to wonder … will the famed rodent with more than 28,300 followers on Twitter end up having a baseball card in the 2012 Topps set?
Posted on October 24, 2011 – 7:03 pm | Author: chrisolds
Baseball | 2007 Topps, 2011 World Series, baseball cards, featured, Ron Washington, Texas Rangers | Comments (0)
With Ron Washington’s Texas Rangers primed to potentially win the World Series, it’s interesting to think about the fact that, not long ago his future as the team’s manager was in question.
Posted on October 19, 2011 – 9:59 pm | Author: chrisolds
Baseball | Alexi Ogando, Alexis Ogano, featured, milb, minor league baseball, MLB, Texas Rangers, Vancouver Canadians | Comments (5)
The Alexi Ogando card that caught my attention Wednesday night when he was on the mound during Game 1 actually came from way back in 2004 when he was still an outfield prospect for the Oakland A’s known as Alexis Ogano.
Posted on October 19, 2011 – 2:32 pm | Author: chrisolds
Baseball | featured, St. Louis Cardinals, Texas Rangers, Topps, World Series | Comments (13)
The lone fully licensed manufacturer of MLB trading cards unveiled its plans for a World Series commemorative team set on Wednesday, just hours before the first pitch of Game 1 between the St. Louis Cardinals and the Texas Rangers.
Posted on September 15, 2011 – 7:16 pm | Author: chrisolds
Baseball | 1999 Bowman, 2011 Playoff Contenders, baseball cards, featured, Josh Hamilton, MLB, MLBPA, Panini America, Texas Rangers | Comments (5)
Josh Hamilton talked about baseball cards with the assembled media — you don’t get that all too often — but he also talked about a little more, something that should really bring home the place that baseball cards just might have for many.
Posted on May 12, 2011 – 10:08 am | Author: chrisolds
Baseball | @josecanseco, autographs, featured, Jose Canseco, Oakland A's, Texas Rangers | Comments (11)
We’ve probably all heard the stories about an autograph experience gone wrong — i.e. no ink was signed — and the sour grapes that come with that. That’s not what I’m talking about here. I’m talking about the experience of meeting that childhood icon — dare we say hero — and finding out that the player isn’t as invested in what fans think as much as the fans are invested in him.
Posted on March 17, 2010 – 1:00 pm | Author: chrisolds
Baseball | 2007 Topps, Ron Washington, Texas Rangers | Comments (8)
Ron Washington’s career and his image within Major League Baseball changed forever on Wednesday as he apologized for using cocaine one time while manager of the Texas Rangers last season.