Collector Profile: Rob Trickey on building the best Jesse Barfield collection

Rob Trickey has built what's likely the most extensive collection of Jesse Barfield cards, photos and tickets in the world.

Collector profile: Kenny Hillyard and the world’s largest Fred McGriff collection

Kenny Hillyard (right) meets his baseball hero Fred McGriff at the National Sports Collectors Convention in Chicago in 2019. December 16, 2022 By Kevin Glew Cooperstowners in Canada On December 4, when National Baseball Hall of Fame president Josh Rawitch announced on the MLB Network that Fred McGriff would finally be honoured with a plaque... Continue Reading →

Family of Marty Healy donates his collection to Canadian ball hall

Marty Healy’s family - from left to right: Paul (brother), Ricky (brother), Wendy (sister), Millie (mother), Martin (father) - made the trek to the Canadian Baseball Hall of Fame on November 8 to donate their brother’s and son’s extensive collection of jerseys worn by Canadian major leaguers. That's Canadian baseball historian Andrew North on the... Continue Reading →

But What Do I Know? . . . Nick Pivetta, Joey Votto, Jackie Robinson, Andrew Albers

By Kevin Glew Cooperstowners in Canada My weekly observations and notes about some Canadian baseball stories: -The Boston Red Sox were eliminated from the postseason on Friday night after a 5-0 loss to the Houston Astros in Game 6 of the American League Championship Series. But this was a breakout postseason for Nick Pivetta (Victoria,... Continue Reading →

But What Do I Know? . . . Tim Wallach, Andy Pafko, George Steinbrenner

My weekly observations about stories around the baseball world from a Canadian perspective (Please follow me on Twitter: @kevinglewsports): - If you're seeking Montreal Expos content in the League Championship Series, you'll have to look to the coaching staffs. Tim Wallach, who played the most games for the Expos, is coaching third base for the... Continue Reading →

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