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1958 Topps Fence Busters # 212 - Hank Aaron and Eddie Mathews

What is this mysterious yellow disc?

Giant yellow tennis ball is attacking Wrigley Field! What would that yellow sphere be? Ideas are explored on my baseball blog, Supernova at Wrigley Field captured in 1958 Topps baseball card. It’s a fun interdisciplinary blog post covering baseball, world history, pop culture, and science all from 1958.

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Amazing photo of the Blackhawks celebration

The Stanley Cup of photography

(Front page of the Chicago Tribune on June 29, 2013; courtesy Assignment Chicago) What are you more proud of: Your local team winning a sports championship or your city’s photographers? Our city’s photographers work is more outstanding than the achievement of winning the Stanley Cup. While winning the Stanely Cup is a nice achievement, it’s […]

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Yahoo deletes helpful and fun questions

Yahoo Answers is like the Wild West for questions. You can ask anything; and the general public answers your questions. With the general public giving answers, you get a range of helpful answers to completely stupid youtube-like responses. It’s a mixed bag, and that’s what partly makes it fun. Anything can happen. Yet, Yahoo will […]

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The ewok line

Why does Yahoo hate Ewoks?

Yahoo deleted my question, “Why do ewoks like croquet?” Everyone knows that ewoks love to play the game of croquet. They are woodland creatures, croquet only makes sense for them to play in their habitat. Ewoks are also extremely playful. They would play croquet all day long. Perhaps Yahoo think that Ewoks don’t like croquet. […]

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Backs of famous baseball cards

Can you guess what famous baseball card this is? [Answer]. It would be fun to take the 45 most iconic baseball cards of all time and show just the backs of the cards. You’ll enjoy more posts about baseball cards: Backs of famous baseball cards Critique of Dick Perez’s Grover Alexander painting The crazy backgrounds […]

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Donuss Diamond Kings

The crazy backgrounds of Donruss Diamond Kings

Warning! Crazy backgrounds! All these paintings were done in the 80s and early 90s by the official Baseball Hall of Fame artist, Dick Perez. One has to wonder what was going through Dick’s mind when he created these backgrounds. He finishes up a portrait and now has to add a background. Perplexed what to add, […]

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