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Old 10-03-2019, 07:23 PM
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I'll start it off this month...

I've been looking for awhile to get a nice store display baseball bat rack and I found this one today at an estate auction 1.5 hours away. I'm guessing it's from the 70's, but maybe 60's? Does anyone else have one like this? The top has a threaded hole, probably for some sort of advertising sign. The rack holds 42 bats and is about 41" tall.

The rack had about 20 bats on it when I bought it, all of which are garbage except 1 gamer from Dave Ricketts who was on the '67 Cardinals.

Can't wait to put my own bats on it for display.
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Old 10-03-2019, 08:09 PM
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1981 Charlie Lea Game worn jersey , quite possibly the jersey he wore for his May 10th No hitter

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Old 10-03-2019, 08:14 PM
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Nice pickup on the bat rack. Picked up this 30s Paul Waner bat.
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Default 1905 Leon "Red" Ames original photo from Matty McIntyre's personal scrapbook

I just bought this great 1905 rookie era photo of Leon "Red" Ames from Ray Holmes on the BST.

Red Ames was the 1st pitcher to hurl 9 innings of no-hit ball, only to lose the game in the 10th inning- Opening Day 1909...

I really love the quality and composition of this particular photo of Red Ames.

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Old 10-04-2019, 06:45 AM
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I just bought this great 1905 rookie era photo of Leon "Red" Ames from Ray Holmes on the BST.

Red Ames was the 1st pitcher to hurl 9 innings of no-hit ball, only to lose the game in the 10th inning- Opening Day 1909...

I really love the quality and composition of this particular photo of Red Ames.
Great addition Scott. The only thing that impresses me more than your collection, is your ability to find nuggets of gold like this one. LOL
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Old 10-04-2019, 08:25 AM
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I'll start it off this month...

I've been looking for awhile to get a nice store display baseball bat rack and I found this one today at an estate auction 1.5 hours away. I'm guessing it's from the 70's, but maybe 60's? Does anyone else have one like this? The top has a threaded hole, probably for some sort of advertising sign. The rack holds 42 bats and is about 41" tall.

The rack had about 20 bats on it when I bought it, all of which are garbage except 1 gamer from Dave Ricketts who was on the '67 Cardinals.

Can't wait to put my own bats on it for display.
Love it! If it was mine, I would look for some type of sign for the “threaded hole.”
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I just bought this great 1905 rookie era photo of Leon "Red" Ames

Great picture! That looks like it came from Matty McIntyre's scrapbook...
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1981 charlie lea game worn jersey , quite possibly the jersey he wore for his may 10th no hitter

thumbnail_img_1956 by guy bourque, on flickr

thumbnail_img_1957 by guy bourque, on flickr

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I just bought this great 1905 rookie era photo of Leon "Red" Ames

Great picture! That looks like it came from Matty McIntyre's scrapbook...
Nice call, you are absolutely correct!
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I'll start it off this month...

I've been looking for awhile to get a nice store display baseball bat rack and I found this one today at an estate auction 1.5 hours away. I'm guessing it's from the 70's, but maybe 60's? Does anyone else have one like this? The top has a threaded hole, probably for some sort of advertising sign. The rack holds 42 bats and is about 41" tall.

The rack had about 20 bats on it when I bought it, all of which are garbage except 1 gamer from Dave Ricketts who was on the '67 Cardinals.

Can't wait to put my own bats on it for display.
Pretty interesting congrats...Can you take a shot with bats on it....I've never seen anything like it...
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Great bat Ron!
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Pick up this very interesting 1973 baseball card show program. The show was sponsored by the American Sports Card Collectors Association and held in New York City. From what I can tell, this was the first major card show held in NYC. The letter on the inside front cover is interesting.
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Here is a more readable photo of the letter in the program.
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Here is a more readable photo of the letter in the program.
Prices are rising at a "dizzying pace" - it would be fascinating to see some examples from those days.
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Just got this Tigers schedule in. Wondering if I should have someone clean up the stains/glue marks on it? I normally hate cleaning/restoration, but Im also a little OCD as well.
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Pick up this very interesting 1973 baseball card show program. The show was sponsored by the American Sports Card Collectors Association and held in New York City. From what I can tell, this was the first major card show held in NYC. The letter on the inside front cover is interesting.

Joe, I’ve got one of those programs as well. Mike Aronstein, one of the hosts mentioned there, is my dad. Those ASCCA shows ran throughout the 70’s but I wasn’t born until ‘78 and never got to experience one, unfortunately.



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Old 10-09-2019, 02:12 PM
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Andrew, that so cool that your father was one of the pioneers of the hobby. Certainly this show was one of the precursors of the National. I doubt that in 1973 those promoters could have envisioned where the hobby is, today(both the good and bad). I just found it fascinating reading. I think I attended my first major card show in 1983.
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These trophy bats were presented to the players and management of the 1971 Pirates. Joe Otoole was General Manager Joe L Brown's assistant.
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These trophy bats were presented to the players and management of the 1971 Pirates. Joe Otoole was General Manager Joe L Brown's assistant.
Sweet! No apostrophe in Otoole?
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No apostrophe that I have seen
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1971 Pirates Ticket Quest:
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Picked up a couple of really cool lineup cards in the last week.

This one is from the clinching game of the 1976 World Series which the Reds would sweep the Yanks.
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This one is from the clinching game of the 1976 World Series which the Reds would sweep the Yanks.
That's a magnificent pickup.... many congrats!
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That's a magnificent pickup.... many congrats!
Thanks! I collect lineup cards and have a couple of thousand of them, but it's rate to be able to find a World Series lineup card, so pretty excited to find this one.
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Picked up a couple of really cool lineup cards in the last week.

This one is from the clinching game of the 1976 World Series which the Reds would sweep the Yanks.
That's really cool Jeff! They were my favorite team as a 10 year old.
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That's really cool Jeff! They were my favorite team as a 10 year old.
Same here. That was back in the day when you knew the starting lineup by heart.
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Thanks! I collect lineup cards and have a couple of thousand of them, but it's rate to be able to find a World Series lineup card, so pretty excited to find this one.
FYI

...Driessen was the first designated hitter in the history of the National League when he starred for the Reds in the 1976 World Series against the New York Yankees.
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Nice pick up on the line up card. The Big Red Machine was awsome to watch when I was a kid unless they played the Bucs. I would love to find a 1971 Pirate lineup card.

I really had nothing from John Galbreath the owner of 1971 Pirates in my collection. Due to this I was pleased to pick up one of his accountant ledgers.
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Picked up this 1948 Babe Ruth working watch with case and box.
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Nice! Especially since you got the box and case!
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That's really cool Jeff! They were my favorite team as a 10 year old.
Totally stacked team. Really incredible lineup.


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Same here. That was back in the day when you knew the starting lineup by heart.
So many legends in that lineup that I imagine many people remember most of those names today.

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...Driessen was the first designated hitter in the history of the National League when he starred for the Reds in the 1976 World Series against the New York Yankees.
That's super interesting. I hadn't known that. Thanks for sharing!


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Nice pick up on the line up card. The Big Red Machine was awsome to watch when I was a kid unless they played the Bucs. I would love to find a 1971 Pirate lineup card.

I really had nothing from John Galbreath the owner of 1971 Pirates in my collection. Due to this I was pleased to pick up one of his accountant ledgers.
Cool pickup there! I've never seen a 71 Pirates lineup card. I do have a lineup from 1955 (Clemente rookie season) and the lineup cards from Game 1 of the 1979 World Series.
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Picked up this early team image .
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Picked these 3 up in a trade.

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Really excited to add this to my Matty collection from Heritage last night.
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Beautiful image, Paul. Congrats!
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Thanks Scott!
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Belongs in your collection Paul, big Congrats! Important piece.
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Thanks Jeff!
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