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  1. One fan's legends ...

    Rob Neyer

    This missive from the mailbag caught my eye: I was about 12 or 13 in a baseball card shop in Norcross, Georgia, back in the '80s (when there were baseball card shops) perusing their display cases and buying myself a few packs of Topps cards, and no...

    Blog | December 20, 2010
  2. Reds' Francisco already a cardboard god

    Rob Neyer

    Via, this is a cool baseball card. Granted, I'm a sucker for group shots. One of my all-time favorites is the classic Dodgers' Sluggers from the '57 set. That said, when I first saw a card titled REDS HEAVY ARTILLERY depicting Joey Vot...

    Blog | March 08, 2010
  3. Heading for more playoffs in 2012?

    Rob Neyer

    Uh-oh. Looks like commissioner Bud's got some interesting ideas kicking around in there ... Baseball Commissioner Bud Selig gave his strongest indication yet that two extra wild-card teams will be added to the playoffs for 2012."I like it enough, s...

    Blog | November 03, 2010
  4. Do expanded playoffs mean shorter season?

    Rob Neyer

    Yeah, I'll believe this when it actually happens: Baseball's playoffs could be expanding in two years. The new head of the players' union says his members are open to adding more wild-card teams for 2012 and possibly extending the division serie...

    Blog | October 26, 2010
  5. Podcast: Neyer on NYY, AL Central, NL wild card

    Rob Neyer

    Rob Neyer says there isn't a perfect team in baseball and he's not worried about the Yankees' flaws. Neyer also talks about the AL Central and NL wild-card races....

    Blog | September 28, 2009
  6. Steps for attaining baseball happiness

    Rob Neyer

    Posted by Josh Wilker 1.Buy a pack of baseball cards. For best results, pay no more than a quarter and make sure the pack has a hard stick of gum sliding around loose inside. If packs long ago stopped costing a quarter or less and no longer includ...

    Blog | August 05, 2009
  7. A first look at projected standings for '09

    Rob Neyer

    Via Baseball Prospectus, we have our first (as far as I know) 2009 projected standings. Among the possible headlines: • Red Sox edge Yankees by one game in East! (But Yankees cruise to wild card.) • Indians only winning team i...

    Blog | Conversation | February 10, 2009
  8. New Topps twist: OPS

    Rob Neyer

    A quick review of some 2004 baseball cards shows Jason Giambi is no longer at the Topps of his game.

    Story | Conversation | November 17, 2003
  9. Picking through a pack of cards

    Rob Neyer

    From Melvin Mora to Jose Cruz Jr. to Trot Nixon, Rob goes through the players he got in a pack of 2003 Topps baseball cards.

    Story | Conversation | February 03, 2003