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.┬áMarion 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 […]