How They Got the Nickname: Goose
March 26th, 2012 by slangon

One of my favorite things about the history of baseball, is how awesome some of the nicknames players have sported throughout the years are. Some nicknames are pretty self explanatory, like when a southpaw is named “Lefty” or a guy from Texas is called “Tex”. I’ve always been intrigued by nicknames that are a little […]

Card of the Moment #25
April 24th, 2010 by slangon

So depending on what time of the day you’re reading this, I will either be packing my stuff, sitting in the Tampa Airport (hopefully at the bar), somewhere 30,000 feet in the air or back at my house decompressing. Either way, this is the last of the pre-programmed posts. 1933 Goudey #9 Dave Harris I […]

The Case of the 1933 Goudey Curley Ogden
September 3rd, 2009 by slangon

This is the first step toward finally posting about all the trades/eBay buys/other acquisitions that I’ve made in the past few weeks. During the past year or so, I’ve been building a little stock pile of these 1933 Goudeys, picking them up cheap off of eBay. I think I have about 8 or 9 of […]

2010 SlangKo’s Heroes of the Diamond: Part II
August 28th, 2009 by slangon

Thinking About Design So the checklist is not final, but it’s being worked on. I’ve contacted a few folks to get their input as to who from their team they would pick using my 2 man criteria. I’ve heard back from a few, still waiting on others. In the meantime, since I’ve already made up […]