Baseball

Chicago Cubs Championship coins from 1907 and 1908

An eBay seller is trying to sell some “Chicago Cub Half Dollars from 1907 and 1908.” Only thing is that they are not Chicago Cub Half Dollars. They are merely normal half dollars from 1907 and 1908–the years the Cubs won the World Series. I sent a question to the seller, chicagosportsandmoresanto: ================= The image …

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Spudart in social media

A new social media bar appears on spudart.org featuring many of the social media places that I participate in. Please feel free to connect with me via any of these social media: Blogs Spudart blog Spudart’s image clippings and notes Flickr Spudart on Flickr Spudart on Deviantart Facebook Matt Maldre’s personal profile IWU art alumni …

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Ask MLB.com to sell buttons for the “Final Vote” All-Star Game

. I encourage everyone to write MLB.com customer service: There’s a graphic on the homepage of mlb.com for the All-Star Game Final Vote. It features buttons of 10 final players on the voting card. The graphics on these buttons are fantastic. You should sell these buttons. I bet people would love to collect them as …

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Best last place team in baseball

Baseball fantasy leagues can be too much work. My brother and I have our own league every year–just the two of us. We get all the best players. It’s fun. But this year we are mixing it up. No players. Just one team. Instead of picking players, we each pick a team. One team. We …

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My run-in with Ronnie Woo Woo at the Tribune Tower

October 2008. A week after the Chicago Cubs disgraced themselves in the playoffs. Less than one month before the Obama election. I’m hungry. For lunch. I leave work and walk through the the Tribune Tower lobby. Occasionally in the lobby there are celebrity sightings. That day in October was a most unusual‚ yet most appropriate …

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