History Colorado’s new Play Ball! exhibition showcases one of the greatest sets of baseball artifacts ever assembled. Why are Americans so fascinated by this sport, and why do we call it our national pastime? Marshall Fogel, owner of the gem mint PSA 10 ‘52 Topps Mantle card and the collection, explores the history and legacy of baseball and shares the stories behind the card and his expansive collections of baseball artifacts. Gain insight into how to turn a passion into a collection—and maybe even sending that collection to a museum someday!
Our state’s natural beauty lends itself to a diverse array of stories. The people, places and objects of history enliven our understanding of what it means to be a Coloradan. Whether you live in an urban setting or hail from a rural burg in our stunning prairies or mountain landscapes, we all share a common heritage. Natives and newcomers alike can always learn something new in this series, an assortment of topics that exemplifies a potpourri of history.