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: 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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New Arrival: Derek Norris, c, Tampa Bay Rays

The 2014 Oakland Athletics were pretty amazing…at least in the first half. They had a great pitching staff and a buzz-saw of an offense. The catching was handled by Derek Norris and John Jaso, with Norris getting a majority of the starts. Unfortunately, Derek Norris, like the rest of the[…]

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From the Collection: Adrian Beltre, 3b, Texas Rangers

This is my one Adrian Beltre autograph. I got it via a consignment a couple seasons back. Beltre has had…a very good career. Four All-Star appearances, four Silver Slugger Awards and five Gold and two Platinum Gloves. As of this writing, he has 3,013 hits and 456 HR. Its a[…]

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