Excelsiors close out first vintage base ball season
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Members of the Central Arizona All-Stars pose for a group photo following one of their games at the Copper City Classic. (Courtesy photo). Story by Bill Helm.
Lucky Son's $150K+ Topps Mickey Mantle Card Creates A Sensation At NY Baseball Card Show
In recent years, the Mantle has supplanted the iconic Honus Wagner as the face of the hobby. “It's the post-War card every collector dreams of owning,” writes Rich Mueller, the editor of Sports Collector Daily. “The card has been catalogued ...
When Pro Ballplayers Had to Side-Hustle
Pittsburgh Pirates shortstop Honus Wagner tried his hand at several endeavors in the early 20th century, including bankrolling a circus with his two brothers (which flopped before its first show). Together with teammate and fellow Hall of Famer Pie ...
Ranking the best Pittsburgh Pirates shortstops is a depressing chore
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In 1936, former Pirates shortstop Honus Wagner was inducted into the first class of the Baseball Hall of Fame. The “Flying Dutchman” is the best shortstop in Pittsburgh Pirates history, and likely one of the best overall players. So, as we continue our ...