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Somebody found seven 100-year-old Ty Cobb cards in a crumpled paper bag in their deceased great-grandfather’s falling apart house. Cool! [AP]

Sy Berger, who worked for Topps for 50 years and designed the first "modern" baseball card in 1952, died over the weekend. The New York Times has a nice obituary of him, which also serves as an interesting look at the history of baseball cards. [New York Times]