History of baseball cards

April 7th, 2018|

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The great history of baseball cards is rapidly approaching its Sesquicentennial anniversary and today, led by Starr Cards, its future has never been brighter. […]

Luke Appling headlines Chicago White Sox all-time roster by Wins Above Replacement

April 5th, 2018|

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Elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame in 1964, Luke Appling — nicknamed “Old Aches and Pains” — was a stellar infielder who spent […]

Starr Cards Infographic: Percentage of MLB players from USA, Dominican Republic and every other country

April 3rd, 2018|

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The oldest of the four major professional sports leagues in the United States and Canada, Major League Baseball has been getting steadily more international […]

Fail Friday Follies: It’s one, two, three errors committed, at the ol’ ball game for Yanks, Angels, Dodgers

March 30th, 2018|

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Even the best defensive professional baseball teams are prone to making the occasional error, but when two are committed on the same play it […]

Pete Rose headlines Cincinnati Reds all-time roster by Wins Above Replacement

March 29th, 2018|

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As an integral part of the fearsome Big Red Machine, Pete Rose helped lead the Cincinnati Reds to back-to-back World Series in the mid […]

Starr Cards Infographic: Chasing Rickey Henderson’s MLB record for most runs scored

March 25th, 2018|

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Most reasonably-seasoned baseball fans can recite the career MLB leaders in home runs (Barry Bonds), RBIs (Hank Aaron) and hits (Pete Rose), but far […]

Tom Seaver headlines New York Mets all-time roster by Wins Above Replacement

March 22nd, 2018|

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During a 20-year career starting in 1967, Tom Seaver compiled 311 wins, 3,640 strikeouts, 61 shutouts and a 2.86 earned run average, while winning […]

Ivan Rodriguez headlines Texas Rangers all-time roster by Wins Above Replacement

March 15th, 2018|

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The Texas Rangers, which were founded in 1961 as the Washington Senators, are the only team to have a catcher as their all-time leader […]

Short-handed sports: Playing basketball, baseball, soccer and hockey minus a few players

March 12th, 2018|

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Almost everyone is familiar with the maximum number of players that a team can have playing in each of the major sports: in basketball […]

Kings of Instagram: David Ortiz, Mike Trout, Bryce Harper tops in followers among MLB stars

March 10th, 2018|

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One can only imagine how many Instagram followers early baseball stars like Ty Cobb and Babe Ruth would have accumulated had the social media […]

World Series of Wackiness: Dude Perfect hits baseball trick shots outta the park

March 8th, 2018|

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When it comes to trick shots, Texas-based Dude Perfect has covered the gamut of exotic sports from Nerf archery to roller tennis, but now […]

Honus Wagner headlines Pittsburgh Pirates all-time roster by Wins Above Replacement

March 7th, 2018|

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To kids today Honus Wagner is best known as the baseball player on the most valuable trading card ever made, but to early fans […]