Chicago chapter member Jason Schwartz, co-chair of the SABR Baseball Cards committee, has taken it upon himself to raise $25,000 for some great baseball-related causes. “How?” you ask. Turning his prized baseball card collection into art. Earlier this month he launched Heavy J Studios, where donors to any of his eligible organizations receive unique “1 … More Chapter member has an ambitious goal
This interview/profile was contributed by Jason A. Schwartz of SABR Chicago I first met Mike Noren, the man behind the Gummy Arts brand, just over a year ago in Cooperstown, New York. I was in town for the opening of the baseball card-themed “Shoebox Treasures” exhibit, and Mike was too. I was there as a … More Gummy Arts makes Chicago proud
The SABR Baseball Cards Research Committee is hosting a virtual panel on Sunday that will feature former White Sox second baseman Micah Johnson. The topic of the panel is “The Future of Baseball Cards.” In addition to Mr. Johnson, other panelists will include Baseball Cards Committee co-chair Nick Vossbrink and sports/pop culture artist Scott Hodges. … More Former White Sox infielder Micah Johnson on SABR panel this Sunday
This post was originally published to the SABR Baseball Cards blog by Chicago chapter member Jason Schwartz. Click here for the full article.
SABR Chicago chapter member Jason Schwartz lent his sports memorabilia expertise to premium sports site, The Athletic, as part of their $50 eBay Challenge competition. Click here (paywall but free trial) to read the article and decide for yourself if Jason got the rankings right.
This post was originally published to the SABR Baseball Cards blog by Chicago chapter member John Racanelli. Click here for the full article.
Author’s note: With our 2020 baseball season postponed indefinitely this is my tribute to the things about the game I love most. Originally published to Twitter on March 31. We miss the home run races, pennant chases, and Mark Graces. We miss the game-enders, message senders, and peanut vendors. We miss Lite beer, catcher’s gear, … More Ode to Baseball