R.I.P. to The Octopus
March 20th, 2011 by slangon

Former St. Louis Cardinals shortstop and 1944 N.L. Most Valuable Player Marty “The Octopus” Marion passed away last Tuesday, March 15. Marion played for the Cardinals from 1940-50, managed the Cardinals in ’51 and was a player-manager for the St. Louis Browns in ’52 and ’53. He also managed the White Sox from 1954-56. Aside from […]

On The Ninth Day of Christmas…
December 22nd, 2010 by slangon

… my collection gave to me Nine signed customs, Eight crusty skippers, Seven Keith Hernandezes, Six Deckle Edges, Five David Wrights, Four New York Giants, Three 58’s, Two vintage pugs, And a Red from Cincinnati!

An Old Time TTM Success
March 13th, 2010 by slangon

2010 SlangKo Award Winners Marty Marion Here we have a very nice looking (if I do say so myself) autographed custom of one Mr. Marty Marion. I was kind of especially excited to get this TTM request back successfully. I tend to get a little more excited about autographs the further back the particular players […]