Category Archives: Catchers

Life Behind Bars: Ruth’s Called Shot

For this series, my intent is to take a memorable moment in MLB history, and review it from the perspective of the man in the iron mask, the catcher.  After all, a life spent behind bars must give a unique … Continue reading

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A Shoebox Full of Catchers

Shane, from up Shoebox Legends way, recently sent a wonderful stack of cards in return for the rubbish that I sent to him.  Before sending it, he notified me that he had done some shopping at; needless to say, I was … Continue reading

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Card Show Spoils

I haven’t the time to pontificate about how much I enjoyed the card show.  I had very few goals, and those that I did have were exceeded.  So much so, that I can’t say one bad thing about that day. … Continue reading

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Catcher Figures (To be a Big Part of My Collection)

Along with those Fisk figures that I previously showed off, I have a number of others in my room.  Today, for your perusal, are the rest of my catchers. This Evan Gattis “El Oso Blanco” bobblehead was a stadium giveaway … Continue reading

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This Bat isn’t Cracked; its’ broken!

Out of the blue, Julie, from over at A Cracked Bat, sent me a very nice Christmas card.  I wasn’t prepared for it, so it was like a bat to the back of the head. Here is the actual Christmas … Continue reading

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Fun with Jaybarkerfan: Part 3

I have certainly saved the best for last. Wes paid special attention to what I collect, not just by sending Mets cards (one of my favorite teams) but by sending cards of my favorite players and position: catchers. To start … Continue reading

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Walking the Plank with Bob: Trade #2

A few weeks ago, Matt over at Bob Walk the Plank posted about a 2014 Topps Stadium Club Group Break in which he took part.  One of the cards that he showed was a Jarrod Saltalamacchia auto.  Before I could comment … Continue reading

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