Biographies

Forrest “Smoky” Burgess Bio and Best Baseball Cards

By Cory Yokel

Forrest “Smoky” Burgess was one of the greatest batters in the history of baseball that very few in the 21st century remember. He was signed as a free agent in 1944 and his eighteen year career began in 1948 with the Chicago Cubs, but throughout his time he played for the Phillies, Reds, Pirates, and White Sox. He was a six-time all star and he also has the record for most career pinch hit at bats. He is currently ranked third all time in career pinch hits, which is impressive as it is in how shattered some of More >

Marshawn Lynch Bio and Best Football Cards – Buffalo Bills

By Brian Birt

Marshawn Lynch plays with more heart than any other athlete I’ve seen in my life-time.  Marshawn is currently a sophomore in the NFL, drafted on April 28, 2007 as the 12th overall pick in the NFL Draft.  He’s a downhill runner who can be both very powerful and elusively juke his way past defenders.  Though he’s an RB with amazing talent, that’s not what stands out about him; what stands out is his heart for the game.  He’s sweating hard, heart pounding, at the snap of the ball he flies out of his crouch like he’s being shot More >

Kevin Garnett Bio and Best Sports Cards – Boston Celtics

By Nathan Loewy

My favorite player is Kevin Garnett, power forward for the Boston Celtics. I first started following him when he was in Minnesota, and he has been my favorite player ever since. I believe he is one of the best players in the NBA, but many people disagree. Maybe I am a little biased, but with career numbers like his, I don’t know how other people can’t agree.

Mr. Garnett played high school basketball for Farragut Academy in Chicago, Illinois. He was selected fifth overall in the 1995 NBA Draft by the Minnesota Timberwolves. At the time, he was the More >