Chris spent most of his life around cards, as evinced by the above black-and-white photo, snapped by a local reporter at a card show in the mid-1980s. Chris's friend Tom Housley of OldBaseball.com (aka, OBC) composed this fitting tribute card, modeled after 1973 Topps "Boyhood Photos" subset.
|1973 Topps #341|
Due to his prolific writing and forethought, new (pre-scheduled) articles have continued to appear on both blogs following his passing. Thanks again Chris, I'll be reading each and every one.