Three autographed baseballs representing a cult classic episode of The Simpsons and a subsequent “mockumentary” of the episode will benefit the charity of a baseball icon soon.
It’s all part of a Goldin Auctions sale of baseballs signed by those involved in “Springfield of Dreams” which aired last night as part of a 25th anniversary celebration of “Homer at the Bat” a year that also included honors at the Baseball Hall of Fame.
The man behind the mask and the mayor of Quahog has died.
Adam West, best-known as television’s Batman in the 1960s but recently found among those on the Family Guy cast for the last 17 years, had been battling leukemia. He was 88.
“Our dad always saw himself as The Bright Knight and aspired to make a positive impact on his fans’ lives,” his family said in a statement. “He was and always will be our hero.”
Ballpark foods on baseball cards are fun (and coming soon from Topps), but Fictional Foods can be pretty cool, too.
That’s the name of a couple collections from Baltimore-based artist Joshua Budich that can be found via Gallery 1988 in Los Angeles.
Some of the prints are sold out — sadly, his tribute to Pulp Fiction‘s Big Kahuna Burger is already among those — but other prints can still be nabbed by collectors and they’re worth a look.
It’s a simple sketch card of an iconic character in pop culture penned by his creator and it’s not even rare.
But it is pricey.