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Babe Ruth Memorabilia Focus — His Bat

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Baseball aficionados of course associate Babe Ruth with his epic power swing that forever rattled stadiums in the 20th century with his record-breaking 714 home runs and slugging % of .690.

But look a little closer at what made the HOFer’s swing so powerful, and you’ll find that the size and weight of his bat becam…

Oh, The Places You’ll Go

Theodor Geisel, known to the world as the beloved Dr. Seuss, used to doodle in notebooks during his English literature lectures while at Oxford University in England. A girl sitting next to him, Helen Palmer, his future wife, took notice,

“Ted’s notebooks were always filled with these fabulous animals,” she said in an interview. “So I set to work diverting him; here was a man who could draw such pictures; he should be earning a living doing that.”

Soon thereafter, he dropped out of…

Godfather Memorabilia Sells for $26,798 at NateDSanders.com Auction House

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Godfather Memorabilia
Think of the most memorable line in cinema history, and Don Vito Corleone’s “I’m gonna make him an offer he can’t refuse,” quickly becomes top contender.

Though the American Film Institute ranks “Gone With the Wind’s” “Frankly, my dear, I don’t give a damn,” as the number one memorable line in film history, Don Vito…

Mercury 7 + The New 9 = The New Frontier in Space Exploration

Amidst the symbolic great Space Race of the 20th century, the U.S. ramped up its NASA missions, recruiting some of the country’s smartest minds to successfully explore outer space before the Soviet Union outdid them.

Enter Mercury Seven, NASA’s prize pickings of men chosen in 1959 to go to outer space, becoming instant heroes, cowboys, adventurers compared to history’s great explorers — and like Magellan and Columbus — these men truly found new…

Still Reeling From The Shot Heard Round the World

Larry Jansen became stuff of legend when he helped the Giants defeat the Brooklyn Dodgers as the winning pitcher during that epic 3 October 1951 pennant run National League championship game — that became famous for the “Shot Heard Round the World” moment that sent the Giants into the World Series.

As Bobby Thomson hit a three-run homer off Ralph Branca, the Giants came back from a near loss, defeating the team 5-4.

http://youtu.be/lrI7dVj90zs

Jansen recalled the excitement in t…

You’re A Good Man, Charlie Brown

From 1950 – 2000, people worldwide followed the beloved motley crew of Charles Schulz’s “Peanuts” gang as they made their way to print each week in the whimsically funny comic strip that ran 17,897 strips in total throughout his incredible career.

via Schulzmuseum

It’s said Schulz woke up to a jelly donut each morning, working on his famous four-panel strips with an idea sometimes burgeoned in minutes, and would draw up his revered illustrations in less than three hours, finishing…

One Iconic Photo, One Prolific Man

Wartime photographs, though often troubling in their imagery, help to illuminate to the public the sentiments felt during battle.

Few photos are as widely recognized as the “Raising The Flag on Iwo Jima”, that image of the six American soldiers who lifted the American flag onto Mount Suribach that 23 February 1945 day, symbolizing the relief of victory over Japan and the beginning of the end of WWII.

via Associated Press

Rene Gagnon was one of the six soldiers who became an icon…

Robert McNamara Presidential Medal of Freedom Award Sells for $40,625 at Auction

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Presidential Medal of Freedom award
From Mother Teresa to Tony Blair, the Presidential Medal of Freedom award is the highest civilian award the US can offer. Chosen by the President, the Presidential Medal of Freedom award is given to people who have made “an especially meritorious contribution to…

Long Live The King of Pop, Bedecked & Bedazzled

Few people in history can be described by an item of clothing or two and we immediately know who they are —

One sparkly glove.

One red leather jacket.

Fedora, white socks, black loafers.

via FashionBombDaily

Who could it be but MJ. The King of Pop who continues to inspire generation after generation, through his music, dancing, and of course, iconic style.

As his career took off with the release of his solo “Thriller” album, becoming the best-selling album of all time,…

Apollo 15 Flown Flag Galore — Let the Countdown to Bidding Begin

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Apollo 15 Flown Flag
The Apollo astronauts had to pack light as they made their way up to the moon at 18,000 miles per hour in their various journeys through space history.

Thus, mementos from their epic journey had to be paper thin and feather-light. As there were stringent volume and weight limits for the astronauts’…

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