Baseball for the Thinking Fan

Login | Register | Feedback

btf_logo
You are here > Home > Baseball Newsstand > Baseball Primer Newsblog > Discussion
Baseball Primer Newsblog
— The Best News Links from the Baseball Newsstand

Tuesday, June 30, 2009

Why is Bucky Dent in my Mailbox?

So I opened my mail last night … and there he was.

Bucky Dent. 

Well, at least a three and a half inch cardboard facsimile of him in near-Mint condition.

Someone is anonymously sending baseball cards to baseball bloggers and writers ... including David Pinto, Will Carroll and Craig Calcaterra

Bret the Jet Posted: June 30, 2009 at 04:29 PM | 9 comment(s) Login to Bookmark
  Tags: baseball geeks, books, history, online, red sox, rumors, yankees

Reader Comments and Retorts

Go to end of page

Statements posted here are those of our readers and do not represent the BaseballThinkFactory. Names are provided by the poster and are not verified. We ask that posters follow our submission policy. Please report any inappropriate comments.

   1. Craig Calcaterra Posted: June 30, 2009 at 05:35 PM (#3237858)
Mystery was solved yesterday: It's the publisher of Josh Wilker's upcoming Cardboard Gods book, doing a little early viral marketing.
   2. Best Regards, President of Comfort, Esq. Posted: June 30, 2009 at 06:13 PM (#3237920)
GGC sent me a Lou Piniella card when my apartment burned down. Still have it, too.
   3. Roy Hobbs of WIFFLE Ball Posted: June 30, 2009 at 06:32 PM (#3237951)
Wilker is a good writer, but I always feel a little depressed after visiting Cardboard Gods.
   4. Repoz Posted: June 30, 2009 at 06:37 PM (#3237960)
Lederer once sent me a card of myself.
   5. RJ in TO Posted: June 30, 2009 at 06:39 PM (#3237964)
Lederer once sent me a card of myself.


Seems like a nice move, and probably much wiser than sending you a Bobby Richardson card.
   6. Gold Star - just Gold Star Posted: June 30, 2009 at 06:41 PM (#3237969)
Wilker is a good writer, but I always feel a little depressed after visiting Cardboard Gods.

The series with Richie Hebner as tour guide to the dead was masterful.
   7. Repoz Posted: June 30, 2009 at 07:09 PM (#3238023)
Seems like a nice move, and probably much wiser than sending you a Bobby Richardson card.

Most Richardson cards never had a first run.
   8. Drew (Primakov, Gungho Iguanas) Posted: June 30, 2009 at 08:27 PM (#3238137)
A disgruntled Sox fan still smarting over 1978?

You must be Registered and Logged In to post comments.

 

 

<< Back to main

BBTF Partner

Support BBTF

donate

Thanks to
Sheer Tim Foli
for his generous support.

Bookmarks

You must be logged in to view your Bookmarks.

Hot Topics

NewsblogPhoto of the day: Bill Murray, indy league ticket-taker
(59 - 5:03pm, Sep 01)
Last: Kurt

NewsblogNo-hitter! Four Phillies pitchers combine to blank the Braves
(3 - 5:02pm, Sep 01)
Last: AndrewJ

NewsblogOT: Politics, August 2014: DNC criticizes Christie’s economic record with baseball video
(6351 - 5:02pm, Sep 01)
Last: Jolly Old St. Nick Is A Jolly Old St. Crip

NewsblogNitkowski: Wanted: Major League manager...sort of.
(2 - 5:01pm, Sep 01)
Last: ReggieThomasLives

NewsblogOT: The Soccer Thread August, 2014
(964 - 5:00pm, Sep 01)
Last: The John Wetland Memorial Death (CoB)

NewsblogOMNICHATTER 9-1-2014
(34 - 5:00pm, Sep 01)
Last: cardsfanboy

NewsblogAstros Fire Bo Porter
(11 - 4:59pm, Sep 01)
Last: Fernigal McGunnigle has become a merry hat

NewsblogBob Melvin calls Athletics 'pathetic' after Angels sweep four-game set
(21 - 4:45pm, Sep 01)
Last: Infinite Joost (Voxter)

NewsblogAthletics Acquire Adam Dunn
(35 - 4:42pm, Sep 01)
Last: Batman

NewsblogOT: Politics, September, 2014: ESPN honors Daily Worker sports editor Lester Rodney
(2 - 4:42pm, Sep 01)
Last: mcauliffe

NewsblogBackman named PCL’s top manager
(20 - 4:40pm, Sep 01)
Last: Infinite Joost (Voxter)

NewsblogOT:  2014 College Football pre-season thread
(93 - 4:10pm, Sep 01)
Last: spike

NewsblogHigh School Baseball Game In Japan Takes 50 Innings, Four Days
(7 - 3:59pm, Sep 01)
Last: John Northey

NewsblogSherman: How Reds react to second-half swoon will be major factor in offseason
(12 - 2:17pm, Sep 01)
Last: greenback calls it soccer

NewsblogRoyals Walk Off; Ned Yost Complains About Attendance
(14 - 1:50pm, Sep 01)
Last: RoyalsRetro (AG#1F)

Page rendered in 0.2135 seconds
53 querie(s) executed