Articles tagged with: baseball

Is The Bull Market Back At Baseball Card And Autograph Shows?

on Saturday, 24 January 2015. Posted in General Autograph News

by David Seideman

Is The Bull Market Back At Baseball Card And Autograph Shows?
If you’ve read my other posts, you can tell that I really enjoy attending a good baseball card show to swap stories with other baseball history fans and revel in vintage tobacco and gum cards, But for the past year I have worried that these events are going the way of Sunday double-headers that were routine in the 1950s and 1960s.

In an Era of Squiggles, You Can’t Tell the Players Without a Handwriting Analyst

on Friday, 28 March 2014. Posted in General Autograph News

By TYLER KEPNER

In an Era of Squiggles, You Can’t Tell the Players Without a Handwriting Analyst
The walls of the steakhouse at Yankee Stadium are decorated with signatures of past Yankee greats. David Robertson, the team’s young closer, marvels at the fact that he can read the names.

Solving The Mystery Of A Family Letter 'Signed' By Babe Ruth

on Thursday, 15 January 2015. Posted in Autograph forgeries

by David Seideman

Solving The Mystery Of A Family Letter 'Signed' By Babe Ruth
Almost every weekday morning, one of my new friends at the wonderful coffee house where I do a lot of my work, the Brooklyn Commune in my Windsor Terrace neighborhood, folds his New York Times up in a small square to work on the crossword puzzle. We talk current baseball— both of us are long-suffering Mets fans— and baseball history.

The Strange Saga of Clancy Smyres and Why His Autograph is More Valuable Than Babe Ruth

on Sunday, 22 September 2013. Posted in General Autograph News

September 23, 2013 By Jim Stinson

Clancy Smyres played in five major league games for the Brooklyn Dodgers in 1944 , had two major league at bats and a lifetime batting average of .000.