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Celebrating a Decade of ‘Collector’s Corner’

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In 2009 and early 2010, a Uni Watch reader named Brinke Guthrie began sending me lots of eBay listing links to include in the Ticker. At some point he suggested doing a regular feature in which he’d feature the coolest retro collectibles he could find on eBay, and I . . . → Read More: Celebrating a Decade of ‘Collector’s Corner’

My Very Short Career as a Topps Trading Card Star

As you may recall, back in December I told you the exciting news that I was going to be enshrined on my very own Topps trading card (the photos shown above were the ones I sent them for potential use on the card), and then in February I had an update on how things . . . → Read More: My Very Short Career as a Topps Trading Card Star

To Play or Not to Play: That Is the Question

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With the NFL draft kicking off last night, I want to share this 1935 Philadelphia Eagles letter that reader/proofreader/pal Jerry Wolper came across the other day. At first I thought it was a Ticker item; then I thought it merited “Too good for the Ticker” status; and . . . → Read More: To Play or Not to Play: That Is the Question

Tales from the Dream Shop: Restoring a 1979 Padres Jersey

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[Editor’s Note: Today we have another guest entry from baseball jersey restorer extraordinaire Bill Henderson and his business, the Dream Shop. Enjoy. — PL]

By Bill Henderson

The Padres changed uniforms almost annually back in the 1970s. Collecting them is very difficult now, . . . → Read More: Tales from the Dream Shop: Restoring a 1979 Padres Jersey