[Editor’s Note: . . . → Read More: A Visit to the National Ballpark Museum
By Phil Hecken, with Jimmer Vilk
You fine readers may remember that last year my pal Jimmer Vilk did a wonderful thing (following it the footsteps of Paul’s annual Reader Appreciation Raffle) and donated (and shipped!) several wonderful items from his exclusive collection (much of it Yinzer-related) to needy readers. This year, the . . . → Read More: A Very Merry Vilkmas (2016 Edition)
As you may have noticed in the left-hand sidebar, our friends at Grey Flannel Auctions are once again running a big catalog auction. One of the items that caught my eye is this 1940 Tulsa Oilers jersey (shown at right; click to enlarge) — what a beauty!
Here are some of the auction’s . . . → Read More: Auction Action
As you may have noticed in the left-hand sidebar, our friends at Grey Flannel Auctions are running another catalog auction. Here are some of the listings that caught my eye:
• Here’s something fascinating: This 1957 Willie Mays jersey has smaller, snugger-fitting buttonholes, because, according to the auction house, “Mays preferred a tighter-fitting shirt.” Never seen or heard that before.
• Whoa, check out this full-length Milwaukee Braves satin jacket!
• Nearly two decades on, that inaugural Devil Rays design still sends shivers down my spine. (Continue reading)