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.