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: Carl Wise, 3b, Toronto Blue Jays

A bunch of autographs from last season have rolled in, which is always nice this time of the year. Carl Addison Wise was drafted in 2015 by the Blue Jays; 4th round out of College of Charleston. Wise cracked the Blue Jays Baseball America Top 30 list once, for the 2016[…]

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New Arrival: Brett Butler, of, Cleveland Indians

Brett Butler was only with the Indians from 1984-1987. During that run he was pretty great, hitting .288/.373/.369. He averaged 5 HR and 41 SB a year, all while playing a very solid center field. He was the kind of center fielder that any team in the league would fall[…]

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Bought an Entire Autograph Collection! Whats in it? Part I

I have always enjoyed adding signed index cards to my collection. There was a time when index cards were the backbone of collecting, being used for both in-person and through the mail collecting. But over the years more and more players refused to sign them, to the point that index[…]

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New Arrival: Jack Cust, dh, Oakland Athletics

There is one stat that I have always loved, and I put way too much stock into: on-base percentage. Even now, with all the advanced stats we have, its the first thing that I look. For me, it started when I was in high school and trying to build line-ups[…]

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New Arrival: Ryan Zimmerman, 3b, Washington Nationals

This is one of several autographs that I just purchased from a collector who is selling off their collection. Ryan Zimmerman was the 4th overall pick of the 2005 draft, taken by the Washington Nationals out of the University of Virginia. Zimmerman hit .336/.377/.564 with 11 HR between A and AA-ball in 2005 and[…]

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New Arrival: Grady Sizemore, of, Cleveland Indians

I bought this card as part of a lot from a collector who was clearing out some cards. When I saw he had a Sizemore I jumped. He was always tough to get in person, and despite being retired his autograph is still sought after by collectors. Grady Sizemore will always[…]

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