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2015 Camden Riverharks

15th Season commemorative patch 2015.08.30 Camden Riversharks v Sugar Land Skeeters Campbell’s Field, Camden, NJ The Riversharks, having a rough season at 49-71, came back from a 4-2 deficit to force extra innings only to lose to the Skeeters, 5-4 in the 10th inning. Trading home runs the Sharks scored on a first inning two-run […]

Olivia Newton-John : 1948-2022

Olivia Newton-John and John Travolta : Grease 1978 Dame Olivia Newton-John AC DBE (26 September 1948 – 8 August 2022) was a British-Australian singer, actress and activist. She was a four-time Grammy Award winner whose music career included five number one hits and another ten Top Ten hits on the Billboard Hot 100, and two Billboard 200 number one albums, If You Love Me, Let Me Know (1974) […]

Busch Gardens, Tampa Bay

My wife visited Busch Gardens while visiting family in the Tampa area. I am the lucky recipient of a beautiful pin. I have too many t-shirts, so I prefer receiving pins. Thanks

Al Kaline – Detroit Tigers

2.25-inch commemorative pin-back button Al Kaline (December 19, 1934 – April 6, 2020), nicknamed “Mr. Tiger“, was an American professional baseball right fielder who played 22 seasons in Major League Baseball (MLB) for the Detroit Tigers. For most of his career, Kaline played in the outfield, mainly as a right fielder where he won ten Gold Glove Awards and was known for his strong throwing arm. He […]

Nichelle Nichols : 1932-2022

Vintage Star Trek photo button Nichelle Nichols (December 28, 1932 – July 30, 2022) was an American actress, singer, and dancer best known for her portrayal of Nyota Uhura in Star Trek: The Original Series, and its film sequels. Nichols’ portrayal of Uhura was ground-breaking for African American actresses on American televisionFrom 1977 until 2015, Nichols volunteered her time to promote NASA’s programs, and […]

The Kubert School

2.25-inch promotional pin-back button The Kubert School (Joe Kubert School of Cartoon and Graphic Art) – private, for-profit technical school focused on cartooning and located in Dover, New Jersey. Founded in 1976 by comic book artist Joe Kubert

David Ortiz : Boston Red Sox

Boston Red Sox – stadium giveaway commemorating David Ortiz Ortiz will be enshrined in the Baseball Hall of Fame on Sunday, July 24, and a few days later, he’ll be honored by the Red Sox at Fenway Park. That will take place ahead of Boston’s July 26 game against the Cleveland Guardians. It’s always a party […]

Nick Lowe – Jesus of Cool : 1978

1.25-inch promotional pin-back button Nick Lowe’s album “Jesus of Cool” was released in 1978 by Radar Records, UK. In the US Columbia Records re-titled the album “Pure Pop for Now People”. Featured songs: “I Love the Sound of Breaking Glass” “Shake and Pop” “So It Goes” Great visual, with minimal design and bright color.

Mountain : 1969

1969 promotional pin-back button for Mountain’s Climbing album I came across the above button while web-surfing. According to the e-bay post it came directly from Felix Pappalardi, music producer and bassist for the band Mountain. The button was produced as a promotional item for Mountain’s album “Climbing” The price asked for the button was $125.00 […]

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