Lou Whitaker Belongs in Cooperstown

Lou Whitaker Belongs in Cooperstown 2020 Modern Baseball Era Committee Ballot Intro Steve Garvey Don Mattingly Dale Murphy Tommy John This post is part of a series concerning the 2020 Modern Baseball Era Committee ballot, covering executives and long-retired players whose candidacies will be voted upon at the Winter Meetings in San Diego on December…

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What if Robert Laughlin made his 300/400/500 set today?

What if Robert Laughlin made his 300/400/500 set today? Baseball artist and prolific direct-to-collector publisher Robert Laughlin printed a set honoring three of the sport’s “big numbers” (300 wins/.400 average/500 homers) in 1980. If you know Laughlin’s other self-made and Fleer-published sets, its cartoonish take on legendary players fits his style. The significance of those…

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