Collecting Cleveland Indians Since 1982

Collecting Cleveland Indians Topps team sets from 1952-present, as well as post-war minor and major league autographs.

New Arrival: Carlos Pena, if, Oakland Athletics

Carlos Pena is well known to anyone who saw Moneyball¬†as the player that the A’s coach kept playing instead of Scott Hatteberg, despite the objections of Billy Beane. I remember him since the A’s traded away some of my favorite¬†Oakland players to acquire him from the Rangers back in 2002.[…]

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New Arrival: Buster Posey, c, San Francisco Giants

Buster Posey spent a season playing out here in Hawaii during the now-defunct Hawaiian Winter League. Since then I have been kind of a fan, watching his career progress. He was not…super friendly out here…but nice enough. It’s not every day that I have been able to get a future[…]

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New Arrival: Jose Abreu, if, Chicago White Sox

I don’t have a problem rooting for the White Sox. And so I certainly don’t have a problem rooting for their best hitter, Jose Abreu. Especially when the autograph was only like $5. I am not sure what caught my attention, but I have been a fan of his since[…]

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New Arrival: Sonny Gray, sp, New York Yankees

In 2015 Sonny Gray went 14-7 with the A’s, with a 2.73 ERA/1.082 WHIP / 143 ERA+. As an Oakland fan, I was pretty thrilled with him and was sure he was the next Tim Hudson. Well, it did not really work out. He struggled in 2016, with an ERA[…]

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New Arrival: Dee Gordon, if, Seattle Mariners

I got this autograph for like $5, which I think is a pretty good deal for a guy who has led the league in stolen bases three times and was the 2015 NL hits leader. Gordon was traded from the Marlins to the Mariners a couple months back. Should be[…]

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New Arrival: Willie Mays, of, San Francisco Giants

I have been following a couple Willie Mays autographs, but hesitant to pull the trigger since they were all ~$200. Then this one popped up for half the price, so I jumped. I really dig it. It’s in blue ballpoint pen, and bold. The best thing is that its old–it[…]

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