Friday, December 27, 2013

1961 - Baseball Cards

I'll trade you a Roger Maris and a Tom Tresh for a Micky Mantle.

Okay.

Actually I cannot honestly remember if that deal happened or not, but I do recall vivid memories of me and my buddies - Johnny, Eddie, Tommy, Mickey, and Ronnie trading baseball cards in the Northern NJ suburb of Mine Hill in 1961.

That was more than 50 years ago but that is where my attraction to the game of baseball started.

Oh yeah, regarding the big baseball card trades made, it really did not matter as the fate of most of the cards was the same:


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