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  1. Kansas City abuzz with excitement over Royals' postseason games

    Jim Caple

    Ticket prices and anticipation are soaring in Kansas City for the Royals' potential Game 3 clincher Sunday against the Angels.

    Story | Conversation | October 04, 2014
  2. MLB - bubble gum in baseball cards

    Jim Caple

    Part of one man's youth was lost the day Topps stopped including bubble gum in its packs of baseball cards.

    Story | Conversation | April 22, 2014
  3. MLB - 2014 Topps baseball cards a sign spring training is nigh

    Jim Caple

    Nothin' says the end of winter like the release of the new set of Topps baseball cards. (OK, it's still cold, but Off Base felt warm spring training breezes as soon as he opened the first pack.)

    Story | Conversation | January 30, 2014
  4. MLB - Lineup changes boost Detroit Tigers' offense

    Jim Caple

    The Tigers' offense is faltering, but it particularly needs more from Miguel Cabrera and Prince Fielder for Detroit to have any hope of winning the ALCS.

    Story | Conversation | October 16, 2013
  5. Mariano Rivera overrated as well as beloved and respected

    Jim Caple

    Pretty good pitcher, that Mariano Rivera. But here's Off Base's look at why he might not be as great as he's being made out to be on the eve of his retirement.

    Story | Conversation | September 24, 2013
  6. Felix Hernandez gives King's Court fans a reason to cheer Mariner...

    Jim Caple

    Times are tough for the Mariners. Again. But at least Felix Hernandez is giving the fans in the King's Court reasons to cheer.

    Story | Conversation | April 24, 2013
  7. New Topps baseball cards are sign of the season

    Jim Caple

    Forrest Gump had it wrong. Life isn't like a box of chocolates. It's like the season's first pack of baseball cards. You never know what you're going to get.

    Story | Conversation | February 06, 2013
  8. Baseball cards from 1988 provide time capsule

    Jim Caple

    Remember the way we were before steroids reared their ugly head? Jim Caple's newly re-discovered set of 1988 Topps baseball cards takes him back.

    Story | Conversation | January 16, 2013
  9. Orioles should hope Yankees win

    Jim Caple

    Orioles fans should root for the Yankees to win tonight. Let me explain. Far too much has been made about the horrors of a one-game playoff between wild-card teams. While it may sound bad to have a 162-game season come down to one game, it really ...

    Blog | October 03, 2012
  10. A proposal to expand MLB by two teams and eliminate the wild card...

    Jim Caple

    Can't get your arms around this crazy extra wild card? Neither can Jim Caple. So here's an alternate proposal: expansion! Your move, baseball.

    Story | Conversation | September 12, 2012
  11. Top 10 signs your team is out of MLB playoff contention

    Jim Caple

    Still harboring the illusion that your favorite team will make the playoffs? Here's a handy guide to bring you back to reality.

    Story | Conversation | September 05, 2012
  12. Dmitri Young selling rookie baseball card collection

    Jim Caple

    Dmitri Young has been collecting high-end rookie baseball cards since he was a rookie himself. Now he's selling his extensive collection at auction to raise funds for his foundation.

    Story | Conversation | May 02, 2012
  13. Los Angeles Dodgers camp features seven sons of former major leag...

    Jim Caple

    There are almost enough sons of former major leaguers at Dodgers camp to fill out a lineup card.

    Story | Conversation | March 14, 2012
  14. First sign of spring: New baseball cards!

    Jim Caple

    Winter officially ends when I open a new pack of baseball cards, not by some marmot in western Pennsylvania.

    Story | Conversation | February 15, 2012
  15. "The Weird, The Bad and The Ugly" of baseball cards

    Jim Caple

    From unflattering to unrecognizable, photos on baseball cards over the years have been interesting, to say the least.

    Story | Conversation | February 01, 2012
  16. Gary Cieradkowski brings life to baseball cards

    Jim Caple

    Graphic artist Gary Cieradkowski creates brilliant baseball cards.

    Story | Conversation | January 18, 2012