Wednesday, December 28, 2011

RIP to a Fellow Collector

Sad news from my group of baseball card traders (, as we learned that long-time member Ryan Diselrath recently passed away. Fellow blogger Chris Stufflestreet wrote a nice post for Ryan at Vintage Sportscards, featuring these classic 1952 Topps.

Ryan and I swapped cards a few times over the years and our trading group kept track of his life and health via Facebook and chats after a seizure paralyzed most of his body. Despite how much that changes everything about day-to-day life, we never saw it dampen his enthusiasm for living. It was great to know Ryan and share his love for baseball.

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