Here's a story I wrote for TBO.com about the jersey Mets catcher Mike Piazza wore the day baseball resumed in New York after the 9/11 attacks in 2001. Piazza hit a memorable and emotional homer that night that won the game for the Mets. The jersey, signed by Piazza, is heading to an auction on April 30:
Here's a story I did for Sports Collectors Daily about some of the baseball cards of Hall of Fame pitcher Whitey Ford.
Here's a story I wrote for Sports Collectors Daily about the September release of Bowman Chrome baseball:
http://www.tbo.com/sports/blogs/sports-bookie/collect-call-2016-topps-opening-day-baseball-20160325/Here is a review I wrote for TBO.com about the 2016 Topps Opening Day baseball set:
Here is a story I wrote for Sports Collectors Daily previewing Panini America's National Treasures football, a high end product:
Here's a blog item I wrote for TBO.com about the death of former broadcaster and baseball player Joe Garagiola:
Here is a story I wrote on my blog at TBO.com about Topps' 2016 Heritage baseball product:
Here is a item I wrote for my blog on TBO.com, reviewing the 2015 Topps Field Access football product.
Here's a story I wrote for Sports Collectors Daily about this week's issue of Upper Deck's 2015-16 SPx hockey product:
Here is a story I wrote for Sports Collectors Daily about the release of The Babe Ruth Collection by Leaf:
Here's a review I wrote for TBO.com about Glenn Stout's newest book, "The Selling of the Babe: The Deal that Changed Baseball and Created a Legend."
Here is a story I wrote on my blog at TBO.com about the 2015 Topps Supreme football set:
Here's a story I wrote for TBO.com about my former boss at The Tampa Tribune, Tom McEwen, who will be inducted into the Sebring Hall of Fame on March 18. McEwen, a member of the Florida Sports Hall of Fame, covered the Sebring races for more than 30 years:
Here's a story I wrote for TBO.com reviewing the 2016 Topps baseball sticker set:
Here is a story I wrote for TBO.com reviewing the 2015 Topps Strata football set:
Here's a story I wrote for TBO.com about the upcoming SCP Auctions' sale of the 1857 "Laws of Base Ball."
Here's my review of "No-Hit Wonders" by Dirk Lammers.
Here's a story that I wrote for this Sunday's Tampa Tribune that also is appearing online today on TBO.com. It's about Dirk Lammers, a former Tampa Tribune writer who now writes for The Associated Press. Lammers just published his first book, "No-Hit Wonders."
Here's a story I wrote for TBO.com about baseball's hit king, Pete Rose, being inducted into the Bobblehead Hall of Fame next month.
Here's a story I wrote for TBO.com about the PBS special about Ken Burns' documentary about Jackie Robinson. The film will air on PBS on April 11-12, and the DVD and Blu-ray versions will go on sale April 12.
Here's a story I did for Sports Collectors Daily about some of the memorabilia of Hall of Famer Ed Delahanty, who sold an engraved pitcher and gold ring to a Philadelphia banker in the early 1900s. The banker's son, a reclusive man who died at age 100 last month, let his niece and her boyfriend in on a long-kept secret, revealing some interesting memorabilia:
Here's a blog item I posted on TBO.com for Topps signing Dodgers pitcher (and former Japanese star) Kenta Maeda to an autograph deal:
Here's a story I wrote for Sports Collectors Daily about the 2015-16 Select basketball set, which will be released on Wednesday.
Here's a story I did for Sports Collectors Daily previewing Flawless soccer, a high-end product by Panini America:
Here's a story I did for Sports Collectors Daily about the March 9 release of Panini America's Luxe football, a high-end product.
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