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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)
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Meet Jeremy Scheuch, a lifelong Royals fan who lives in Chicago but still gets back to KC to see important games — like Sunday’s Opening Night game against the Mets. He’s holding the cap that Royals starter Edinson Volquez mistaken wore during the first inning of that game. The story of how he ended up with the cap is a good one, and I had the pleasure of telling it in this ESPN piece, which went up yesterday afternoon. (Continue reading)