Baseball for the Thinking Fan

Login | Register | Feedback

btf_logo

News

All News | Prime News

Old-School Newsstand


Contributors

Jim Furtado
Founder & Publisher
Repoz
Editor - Baseball Primer

Syndicate

Baseball Cards Newsbeat

Thursday, January 15, 2015

The Infinite Baseball Card Set: Mysterious Mitchell: His Name Says It All

The man stated that he was a professional pitcher and wanted to play for the Seals. It was quickly evident that this was not going to be an ordinary contract negotiation. When pressed on his credentials, the man stated that his name and previous occupation wasn’t anyone’s business. As long as he made good on the mound he need not reveal anything about himself…..The new-comer pitched 5 innings before leaving the game with a 6-2 lead and the victory. Six days later he faced the Tigers again and this time went the full nine, earning another win. It was after this second victory that people began to ask the question:

Who the heck was this guy?

The author is an artist who makes baseball cards of Negro Leaguers, obscure players and infamous players. Worth a look if you are unfamiliar with his work.

Mike Webber Posted: January 15, 2015 at 09:05 PM | 20 comment(s)
  Beats: art, baseball cards, baseball history

 

 

BBTF Partner

Support BBTF

donate

Thanks to
phredbird
for his generous support.

Bookmarks

You must be logged in to view your Bookmarks.

Hot Topics

NewsblogOT: Politics - June 2015. Settlement clears way for Kokomo baseball home opener
(5685 - 12:58pm, Jun 30)
Last: ERROR---Jolly Old St. Nick

NewsblogOT: Monthly NBA Thread - June 2015
(2837 - 12:57pm, Jun 30)
Last: Dandy Little Glove Man

NewsblogNHL Will Allow Single Team Streaming Packages
(24 - 12:54pm, Jun 30)
Last: cmd600

NewsblogTensions return between Angels' front office, manager Scioscia
(8 - 12:47pm, Jun 30)
Last: winnipegwhip

NewsblogMLB and the Grateful Dead - JOIN US FOR THE FINAL 5 SHOWS EVER!
(124 - 12:41pm, Jun 30)
Last: Super Creepy Derek Lowe (GGC)

NewsblogPrimer Dugout (and link of the day) 6-30-2015
(9 - 12:38pm, Jun 30)
Last: esseff

NewsblogOT: Soccer June 2015
(766 - 12:35pm, Jun 30)
Last: Shooty Is Disappointed With His Midstream Urine

NewsblogNick Cafardo | Sunday Baseball Notes: Would you rather have Xander Bogaerts or Jose Iglesias at shortstop? - Sports - The Boston Globe
(17 - 12:27pm, Jun 30)
Last: RoyalsRetro (AG#1F)

NewsblogAs trade season approaches, Astros have hole in rotation - Houston Chronicle
(5 - 12:24pm, Jun 30)
Last: A triple short of the cycle

NewsblogDon't ever make closer Huston Street pitch earlier than the ninth inning
(12 - 12:20pm, Jun 30)
Last: What did Billy Ripken have against ElRoy Face?

NewsblogGM: Mets willing to 'overpay' for hitter, but nothing available - Mets Blog - ESPN
(44 - 12:13pm, Jun 30)
Last: Ray (RDP)

NewsblogPhillies Hire Andy MacPhail As Pat Gillick’s Successor
(2 - 12:11pm, Jun 30)
Last: boteman asks Where's My Ring?

NewsblogOMNICHATTER 6/30/15
(2 - 12:00pm, Jun 30)
Last: Joey B. is counting the days to Trea Turner

NewsblogThis is Vin Scully’s 66th season broadcasting Dodgers games. Really.
(28 - 11:56am, Jun 30)
Last: TerpNats

NewsblogEugene Emralds' Historic Stadium Burns Down
(3 - 11:42am, Jun 30)
Last: Pasta-diving Jeter (jmac66)

Page rendered in 1.0100 seconds
47 querie(s) executed