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The ugliest Eddie Shore in the universe (1933-34 OPC)

For all that I like my old cards to be as minty as I can get away with, I do understand the appeal of a card that was clearly cherished by some kid however many years ago.  I can imagine … Continue reading

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Who had the first retired number in professional sports?

The news in Toronto at the moment is that the Jays are going to retire Roberto Alomar’s #12 in honour of his election to the Hall of Fame.  This is the first number to be retired by the Jays, who … Continue reading

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