Starting some mass mailings today. With Letters From Home Plate letterhead paper and everything! Will see how the guys respond to a computer-printed form letter. Hopefully it does not hurt the return rate. So, 10 going out to; Felipe Alou, Ed Acosta, Gene Alley, Sal Bando, Mike Aldrete, Steve Whitaker, Eddie Watt, Pete Ward, Rudy […]
Four for Friday. We are finally done with the 1959 Topps cards. Will move into a different decade when I get back from my break. The final four are Bob Giallombardo, Russ Heman, Joe Jay and Ralph Lumenti. Here are your baseball card facts: Giallombardo – Bob started 5 games for L.A. last year. Heman […]
Got bogged down a bit yesterday and didn’t get anything in the mail. Thus, I had to write five letters today. This batch is going to Albie Pearson, Bob Malkmus, Phil Clark, J.W. Porter and Bill Fischer. Here are your baseball card facts: Pearson – Albie is the smallest man in baseball. Malkmus – Bob’s […]
Four more for Tuesday, as we continue our pre-spring break blitz. Today’s lot includes Joe Pignatano, Jim Coates, Ronnie Hansen and Lindy McDaniel. Here are your baseball card facts: Pignatano – Though catchers are not supposed to be runners, Joe led the Tri-State League in triples in 1953. Coates – Jim was a high school […]
I am headed out of town next week, so I am going to try and get the remainder of these 1959 Topps cards in the mail before I leave. This means outgoing mail all week long, which also means I have to write at least three letters a day. I went ahead and did four […]
Five more for Friday – Curt Raydon, Ed Bressoud, Don Gross, Hank Foiles and Tex Clevenger . Here are your baseball card facts: Raydon – Curt was originally signed by the Braves. Bressoud – Ed attended City College of L.A. Gross – Don Finished 23 games for his mates last year. Foiles – Hank pinch […]
Five for Friday – Eddie Kasko, Pete Burnside, Sam Esposito, John Romano and Ron Samford. Here are their baseball card facts. Samford was formerly in the Giant chain. Romano placed second in the American Association in home runs last year (1958). Esposito attended Indiana University Burnside is a Dartmouth graduate. Kasko’s favorite pasttime is music.