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Ernie Banks

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  • Baseball card pioneer dies at 91

     Baseball card pioneer dies at 91
    He was known as the father of the modern-day baseball card. For a nickel, beginning in the 1950s, Sy Berger gave legions of baseball fans a pack of trading cards, a piece of chewing gum and a lifetime of nostalgia.
  • No Way Around It, Red Sox Blew It With Jon Lester

    As news spread overnight that Jon Lester had spurned Red Sox ownership in favor of the boy genius who once had escaped its employ dressed in a gorilla suit, another slightly less audacious scene began to spread across the Internet. We're talking about...

    Riddell's diamond gems sold

    Riddell's diamond gems sold
    When discussing his preference for baseball equipment over baseball cards, noted sports memorabilia collector Bill Riddell was fond of saying: "You can't swing a card." Similarly, the late beloved teacher and coach at TeWinkle Middle School in Costa...

    On The Fly: Landon Donovan Exits On Top

    Like John Elway, Michael Strahan, Ray Bourque, David Robinson, Bill Russell, and Joe DiMaggio before him, Landon Donovan won a title in his final game. Donovan and the Los Angeles Galaxy secured the MLS Cup with a 2-1 victory over the New England...

    Flannel Ernie Banks jersey auctioned

    Flannel Ernie Banks jersey auctioned
    With 11 days until online bidding closes, the high bid on a 1969 Ernie Banks flannel jersey is $44,291. Banks' jersey, according to SCP Auctions, is considered the third rarest of the 500-home run club jerseys (behind Mel Ott and Jimmie Foxx). One...