The X Collection

Hide the kids: Baseball ephemera's seedier side

A journey to the seedier side of the world's greatest sports ephemera collection.

11 more fantastic entries from pulp's Golden Age

Baseball has always been the most writer-friendly sport, and nobody knew this better than the editors at pulp publications.

Blasphemy and sacrilege - Wagner defaced!

What happens when too much money and too many priceless Honus Wagner cards fall into the hands of an eccentric collector?

The most extreme boys' baseball books of all time

What were boys in the 1950s reading? Exactly what you would expect. Ah, but what about the truly odd boys? You might be surprised ...

The double jazzy lives of famous ballplayers

Another report on the most amazing collection of sports ephemera the world has ever known.

When baseball comics went oh so terribly wrong

From the archives of a great (but anonymous) collector, we present some of the finest (and rarest) baseball-related comic books of yesteryear.

Baseball's own pulp fiction

The first of a series in which some of the greatest paper collectibles in baseball history are examined.

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