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: 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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Prospecting Arrival: Tyler Straub, 3b, Kansas City Royals

Tyler Straub played four seasons of college ball (2013-2016), split between North Central Texas College (North Texas Junior College Athletic Conference) and Texas-San Antonio (Conference USA). He was a very good hitter in college. His senior year he hit .282/.342/.366 with 2 HR. It should be noted that most of those numbers[…]

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Prospect Arrival: Víctor Robles, of, Washington Nationals

Victor Robles is one of my favorite players in the National League–and easily my favorite Washinton National. I got the top card in 2016 and the bottom card on consignment during Spring Training this past season. The Nationals signed Robles for $225,000 in 2013, and he immediately became one of[…]

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New Arrival: Houston Astros!

Luke Gregerson, p, Houston Astros – 28th round pick of the Cardinals back in 2006. Was a well thought of prospect while coming up through the St. Louis system, ranking in the Top 30 twice. Traded to the Padres in 2009, and has been a solid bullpen arm in the majors.[…]

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