The Rhode Island Baseball Experience

Promoting Rhode Island Baseball Since 1972

A baseball trading card is a wonderful, tangible reminder of an era before the internet, ESPN updates, and instant access to information. The baseball card is/was a small cardboard cutout of knowledge filled with player statistics and photos, sometimes cartoon photos. Before cable TV, before Google, before smart phones, the baseball fan read the newspaper …

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The Houston Astros of Major League Baseball have been investigated and found guilty of stealing signs to benefit their players in the 2017 and 2018 baseball seasons. Coaches and management staff have been relieved of their positions in the Astros’ organization. At this point, current and former Houston Astros players from those 2017 and 2018 …

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In celebrating February’s Black History Month, I looked through my baseball card collection to find an ideal player to spotlight. I came upon Larry Doby, a man of many “firsts” in professional baseball. Larry Doby was a professional baseball player in both the Negro Leagues and Major League Baseball. He played parts of 13 seasons …

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I respectfully call my mother’s home “The Museum” because she has craftily decorated her home with memorabilia. Memorabilia from her childhood, my childhood, my siblings’ (brother and sister), sports, Irish culture, New England style, and country living. Her home is a tribute in many ways to her many, many years of sporting events like baseball …

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