Postcard Fun

I went to a postcard show a short time ago and came away with a real beauty, a late 1930’s view of Wrigley Field, printed with the linen finish that was so popular back in the day. This stadium is the real deal, a survivor of over one hundred years

What’s Wrong With This Card – Lou Brock

First, the card. This Lou Brock issue is among the sharpest 1971 Topps cards I’ve ever seen. Every collector I know has it in for baseball cards with black borders. Any nick, scrape, ding or crease is there for all to see, sabotaging the card’s appearance and value. Among the

Citi Field – New Friends

Going to the Mets Game: On Friday evening, September 9, 2011, I headed to Citi Field to meet Barry, Cathy and their son Matt and to see the Mets beat the Cubs. I’m taking the train from Long Island. I’m thinking I’ll get off the LIRR at Woodside, walk upstairs where I can transfer