The Worst MLB Giveaways of 2014

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The Best MLB Giveaways of 2014

By Phil Hecken

You fine folks may recall last year I was contacted by then-seventeen-year-old Joe Mueller who wanted to give us a taste of Major League Baseball giveaways — which he did, and it was great.

When I put out the call this year for reader pitches for articles during Paul’s summer . . . → Read More: The Best MLB Giveaways of 2014

One Fan's Experience with Jersey Addiction

[Editor's Note: Last Friday's piece on jersey retailing prompted longtime reader Brian Erni to share some thoughts about his jersey-buying habit. — PL]

By Brian Erni

I can pinpoint exactly what started my jersey collection: a Pirates T-shirt my mom made for me when I was five or six. I had this gold . . . → Read More: One Fan’s Experience with Jersey Addiction

Special Offer: Outrageously Overpriced, Instead of SUPER-Outrageously Overpriced

Do you get bummed out when the player whose name is on the back of your $200 $250 $295 polyester shirt is traded, or retires, or ends up in prison? If so, then the Patriots have a deal for you, as you can see above (further details here).

Now, granted, I’ve never had . . . → Read More: Special Offer: Outrageously Overpriced, Instead of SUPER-Outrageously Overpriced