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March 31, 2013
T206 Honus Wagner card's amazing journey to auction
Robert Edward Auctions president Rob Lifson knows the T206 Honus Wagner his company is offering in its annual auction won’t fetch as much as the T206 Wagner for sale at Goldin Auctions.

But the REA Wagner does come with a cool story.

March 31, 2013
Chris Mullin Collection to Feature Olympic Jerseys, Big East Championship Ring
The upcoming SCP Auctions sale is so big, it has two catalogs and the sale will be split up into two days/. Session one with the John Havlicek Collection will end Friday, April 26, with the second session ending Saturday, April 27.


March 30, 2013
New book "Inside the Baseball Hall of Fame" offers a look at nearly 200 of the Cooperstown, N.Y., museum's 40,000 objects.
Babe Ruth memorabilia makes an appearance with the agreement transferring him from the Red Sox to the Yankees, along with a range of other items that trace the history of the game.


March 30, 2013
Ruth, Lambeau, Paige and ‘Whizzer’ Headline Collect Auctions Sale
The best part of sports memorabilia auctions is the chance to own something from the annuals of history, and perhaps learn something along the way. The latest history lesson comes courtesy of Collect Auctions, which will be serving up some great vintage cards and an excellent lineup of signed items that will entice a broad range of collections.


March 30, 2013
High End 1/1 Chase Cards Aren't Always a Home Run.
After receiving and studying the card in depth, a collector developed some serious concerns about the authenticity of an autographed Babe Ruth card.


March 29, 2013
Panini America, Taco Bell Team Up for Tasty 150-Card NBA Hoops Kid’s Meal Set
For a limited time at participating locations, there are 150 other items on the Taco Bell menu — special 2012-13 NBA Hoops Basketball trading cards created exclusively for Taco Bell kid’s meals — that could prove to be every bit as popular as those crazy tacos.


March 29, 2013
Football Hall of Fame exhibit coming to Missouri History Museum
"Gridiron Glory," an exhibit celebrating the the Pro Football Hall of Fame's 50th Anniversary, will touch down at the Missouri History Museum May 25 through Sept. 2.


March 29, 2013
Bill Sharman to auction his 2010 Lakers championship ring
Former Los Angeles Lakers coach Bill Sharman, 86-years-old, continued to serve as a consultant to the team, will raffle the ring for charity.


March 28, 2013
BUNT 2013 digital baseball card trading game now available
BUNT 2013 is a casual, social game that brings to life everything baseball fans love about collecting baseball cards. Fans will collect their favorite Major League players, play cards to earn points, and compete with other fans to climb the leaderboard and unlock awards.


March 28, 2013
MLB’s Official Historian is a Collector Himself
Baseball cards were John Thorn’s ticket to a lifelong adventure that’s produced more thrills and excitement than a game-winning grand slam.


March 28, 2013
First look: 2012-13 Rookie Anthology Hockey
Rookie Anthology made its debut last year with an eclectic group cards in one box. Collectors found Rookie Cards for previously released products for many late call-ups.

This time around, Panini America is keeping with the same theme but adding a couple extras such as Prizm preview packs.


March 27, 2013
REA Blockbuster Auction Features Baseball Collecting World’s Greatest Treasures Including T206 Honus Wagner
REA Blockbuster Auction Features Baseball Collecting World’s Greatest Treasures Including T206 Honus Wagner

From the very first baseball card to Babe Ruth’s 1914 rookie card to the famous T206 Honus Wagner once owned by Charlie Sheen and some never before seen items, the upcoming Robert Edward Auctions’ catalog will showcase over 1,500 lots.


March 27, 2013
Golden ticket nets signed football for boy.
When Seth Kuhn found a Topps Golden Draft Ticket, he was guaranteed a football autographed by one of the top two picks in last year’s NFL draft – Andrew Luck or Robert Griffin III.


March 27, 2013
Maryland collector will make pro debut in April
Tim Kane will be a member of the Corpus Christi (Texas) Hooks for a day as the winner of Topps‘ Make Your Pro Debut contest found in packs of 2012 Topps Heritage Minors baseball cards.


March 27, 2013
Pennies in 1909; perhaps $3 million 104 years later
It’s the Holy Grail of baseball cards, the one piece of cardboard for which any collector would trade his entire collection without giving a second thought.

And it can be yours for just a few million dollars.


March 26, 2013
Hobby Shop Owners Encouraged by Upper Deck’s Presence & Announcements at the Las Vegas Industry Summit
There were plenty of moments where retailers where blown away by what Upper Deck had in store for their shops and collectors.


March 26, 2013
Collecting '42' via its baseball cards and its stars
Here’s a rundown of who’s playing who along with some tidbits from an advance screening last week in Dallas as well as stats and values as found in the Beckett.com database.


March 26, 2013
Why does Topps love to destroy history?
The readers of net54baseball.com discuss how Topps ruins historic treasures to fit onto collectible cards.


March 25, 2013
eBay Runs Invitation Only Promo Leading up to Fee Overhaul
eBay invited a subset of sellers to participate in an exclusive free-listing promotion in certain categories. Last week, eBay announced it would undertake a major fee restructuring this year and would make more free listings available to all sellers on a permanent basis.


March 25, 2013
Brees, Te’o among stars at Rosemont sports show
The three-day show featured memorabilia dealers from all over the country and a slew of superstar autograph signers, including Brees, Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson, former Chicago Cubs pitcher (and baseball Hall of Famer) Bruce Sutter, and former Notre Dame star Manti Te'o, known for his stellar play and for being at the center of a widely publicized online dating hoax.


March 25, 2013
Daniel Hudson's Topps card uses picture of day he tore his UCL
Diamondbacks starting pitcher Daniel Hudson tore his ulnar collateral ligament last June, which required Tommy John surgery to repair. Now, the moment has been commemorated on a baseball card. Check out Hudson pointing out as much on Twitter.


March 24, 2013
Panini Peek: 2013 USA Baseball Champions
2013 USA Baseball Champions (eight cards per pack, 24 packs per box) features a 187-card base set comprised of retired alumni, top prospects and current USA Baseball National Team players. What’s more, the product will deliver an abundant selection of prime-patch memorabilia cards and, for the first time ever, USA Baseball Bat Knob cards.


March 23, 2013
Memory Lane’s Own It Now Sale Tallies $620K
Iconic cards from the 1930s led the way in Memory Lane’s recently completed “I Own it Now” catalog sale, topped by one of just nine PSA 9 copies of the 1933 Goudey Napoleon Lajoie.


March 23, 2013
Check out an Online Price Guide for $5
Beckett is offering a one-month subscription for $5 to one of five sports: baseball, basketball, football hockey or racing.


March 23, 2013
An Extremely Valuable 'Wagner' Card Is For Sale
There are less than 60 of these cards in existence, and it has become quite a spectacle whenever they go on sale. Five years ago one of the cards sold for a record $2.8 million, and now another card that's on the block could go for more.


March 22, 2013
Hardest Autographs to Snag in Baseball
Ever elbow your way through a crowd for a chance to snag an autograph from your favorite MLB player? Well, we talked to some veteran autograph hustlers about which players they've interacted with, and their stories may surprise you.


March 22, 2013
Upper Deck to Release Michael Jordan University of North Carolina Master Collection Set
Upper Deck staff believe individual sets may sell for as much as $5,000!


March 22, 2013
Prizm is coming to hockey
The Prizm preview set will feature a 100-card base set with 48 Rookie Cards included with Rainbow, Red (numbered to 50), Blue (numbered to 25) and Gold (numbered to 10) parallels. Look for randomly inserted autographs in the preview packs.


March 21, 2013
For memorabilia hunters, sports seasons never end
If you’re thinking about starting a baseball card collection, or you’re into football cards or any kind of autographed memorabilia — watch out. You could be starting a lifelong obsession, albeit a highly enjoyable one, according to several collectors and dealers at the recent Sports Cards and Collectibles Show.


March 21, 2013
Honus Wagner T206 'Jumbo' card will be on display the Audemars Piguet luxury watch store, expected to be auctioned for over $2.8 million
Attention fans with a few million bucks burning a hole in their pockets: The world’s most coveted baseball card is not only up for sale, but it will be on display at a Midtown watch shop through the end of the month.


March 21, 2013
Bankruptcy court trustee claims dibs on Yankees 2009 World Series ring sold by Alex Rodriguez’s cousin Yuri Sucart
Cousin Yuri can't even sell his Alex Rodriguez World Series ring without stepping into a pile of controversy.

A South Florida trustee says in court papers filed on Tuesday that the diamond-studded ring belongs to Yuri Sucart's bankruptcy estate, not the collector who consigned it to Goldin Auctions.


March 20, 2013
Indianapolis man's $40K sports memorabilia collection stolen from storage unit
Gone are the autographed footballs of current and deceased hall of famers, racing helmets and clothing, and 24 years of collecting complete sets of baseball cards.


March 20, 2013
Panini Inks Exclusive Autograph Agreement with Washington Nationals Superstar Stephen Strasburg
The deal grants Panini exclusive rights to produce autographed trading cards of Strasburg, a 15-game winner in 2012 who led the Nationals to the NL East title and their first postseason berth.


March 20, 2013
Opening Online: The National Pastime Museum
The website, scheduled to launch on MLB’s Opening Day (March 31), focuses on an incredible baseball memorabilia collection. Frank Ceresi, the site’s curator, said the green light to develop the virtual venue came a couple of years ago.


March 19, 2013
NFL to pay $42M for using retired players images
The settlement also establishes a licensing agency for retired players to ensure they are compensated for the use of their identities in promotional materials.


March 19, 2013
Topps to Remain the Official Baseball Card of MLB Through 2020
Topps will retain exclusivity on MLB, Jewel Event and Club trademarks, logos and other intellectual property, for use on baseball cards, stickers and certain other product categories.


March 19, 2013
MLBPA grants Upper Deck a baseball card license
The company announced its plans to return with 2013 Fleer Retro baseball — a high-end product with a selection of remade memorable inserts from its Fleer portfolio. This puts the company, which lost its MLB Properties license in 2010, back into the baseball fold more firmly with three products set to arrive in the coming months.


March 18, 2013
Negro League legends share their lives with students
This is the story of an educational experience that started with a book and involved into an interactive experience that the students will remember for a long time.


March 18, 2013
First Look: 2013 Elite Football
Each box of 2013 Elite Football will contain 20 packs with five cards per pack and deliver four autograph or memorabilia cards, with at least two autographs guaranteed. Boxes will also contain three Rookie Cards.


March 17, 2013
Sports Collectibles Continues to Be a Thriving Business
It appears that the sports collectible economy is one financial institution that has not waivered in these tough times. Despite a wave of digital sports immersion that brings the fandom experience to life in ways that were once thought impossible, companies like Topps and Steiner Sports Memorabilia stand by their products’ ability to fly off shelves.


March 17, 2013
The readers at Collectors Universe discuss Coach's Corner New Grading Service.
Can you imagine anyone wanting to buy or sell Coach's Corner Slabbed Cards?


March 16, 2013
Jackson’s 1977 World Series Game 6 Jersey, Early Gretzky Jersey at SCP Auctions
One of the most iconic modern-day memories in postseason baseball is Reggie Jackson’s three-home run performance in the 1977 World Series that propelled the N.Y. Yankees to the championship. And Jackson did it with flair: Three home runs on consecutive pitches from three different Los Angeles Dodgers pitchers.

The jersey Jackson wore during that historic feat will be part of the impressive lineup of memorabilia offered by SCP Auctions in its April sale that runs from April 10-27.


March 16, 2013
Seeing Green: Panini America Drops Special Insert in 2013 Industry Summit Black Boxes
During the 2013 Industry Summit, when Panini distributes their Black Boxes, in addition to randomly inserted 1/1 autograph or memorabilia masterpieces, there will be a little something more.


March 15, 2013
An Irish Wake For A Jimmy Collins Fake: PSA Shenanigans Continue With Shady Photo That Ain’t Red Sox 3rd Base-ManAn Irish Wake For A Jimmy Collins Fake: PSA Shenanigans Continue With Shady Photo That Ain’t Red Sox 3rd Base-Man; A Real Collins Was Kidnapped From Cooperstown
PSA had an authentic letter written by Collins available for comparison and still erred miserably.


March 15, 2013
5 Ways To Hit A Home Run As A Sports Investor
You can invest in sports in myriad ways. Here's a look at various sports investments.


March 15, 2013
Is Turkey Red coming to football?
The 2012 Topps Turkey Red football checklist shows 100 base cards with rookies such as Robert Griffin III and Andrew Luck on it (of course, they are both short-prints). Topps posted a picture of an uncut sheet on its Facebook page and said the product would be available online later this month.


March 14, 2013
Can 2012 Fleer Retro be Saved by Precious Metal Gems?
When it comes to any Fleer related product, all cards are measured against the crown jewels – the precious metal gems inserts from the late 1990s.


March 14, 2013
Panini America Taking 2013 Score Football Big Time with 25th Anniversary Edition
2013 Score Football, the landmark 25th anniversary of the collecting staple, will deliver massive 50-card Hobby Jumbo Packs and three autograph or memorabilia cards per hobby box (with at least two autographs guaranteed) when it releases in late May.


March 13, 2013
Johnny Manziel 'signed' memorabilia serves as cautionary tale for shoppers of eBay, auction sites
"Just scrolling through the items, it's pretty easy to see that they weren't all signed by the same person," said Mike Breeden, an autograph expert and former longtime columnist for Sports Collectors Digest. "


March 13, 2013
How to Open a Trading Card Shop: Becoming an Industry Expert
You’ve decided to open up a trading card shop, but how do you establish yourself as an industry expert with your customers?

Most collectors who walk into a hobby shop are pretty savvy and do a lot with regard to checking out what is going on in the sports collectibles industry through a variety of sites and message boards. As the expert, it is your job to be able to speak to them with confidence about everything going on in the industry.


March 13, 2013
Panini previews Black Boxes for Industry Summit
The Industry Summit kicks off Sunday with card companies and hundreds of dealers converging on Las Vegas to discuss the state of the hobby. Panini America is rolling out its Black Box promo once again – a place to get special rare cards specifically made for this type of event.


March 12, 2013
D-Backs Reliever Attempts To Buy Baseball Card, Gets In Testy Spat With Seller
Brad Ziegler is a submarine-style reliever who pitches for the Arizona Diamondbacks. He's an avid baseball card collector.

Read what happened after he became interested in buying an autographed Babe Ruth card on eBay.


March 12, 2013
Former Bears linebacker Otis Wilson suing moving company over lost memorabilia
A former Pro Bowl linebacker for the Chicago Bears filed a lawsuit against a local moving company Monday, claiming some of his “irreplaceable” sports memorabilia got lost in the shuffle when he moved from Vernon Hills to Chicago.


March 12, 2013
How to Pack, If You are a Dealer
Collectors go on vacations and will take a change of clothes or two and their want-lists. When dealers go on a trip, they also have to decide what to bring.


March 11, 2013
Dispute over 'Heisman pose' photo goes to court
Brian Masck, who took the 1991 photo of Desmond Howard in the "Heisman Trophy pose," says his photo has been unlawfully copied for years.


March 11, 2013
Rare sports card collection revealed
It’s not unheard of for someone to bring in a sports card collection to Fletch Cards and Collectables to be appraised. But this time was different.


March 11, 2013
The Modern Hobby Guide To Topps Chewing Gum: 1938-1956 has been completed
The publication is now available for a free color download or online viewing at: http://www.scribd.com/doc/126643197/The-Modern-Hobby-Guide-to-Topps-Chewing-Gum-1938-to-1956.


March 10, 2013
Montana, Orr, Sakic Among Athletes Appearing at Fan Expo Canada
The 2013 return of Fan Expo will see more than 100,000 entertainment and sports fans unite at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre to get a glimpse of their favourite celebrities.


March 10, 2013
The Pull of a Lifetime for Collector in Taiwan
The shocking pull from 2012 National Treasures Baseball was caught on video and sent shock waves surging throughout the card-collecting globe.


March 9, 2013
PSA Autograph Facts Or Fraud? Company Uses A Forgery & A Stolen Card NOT Signed By Smilin’ Mickey Welch As Exemplars
PSA/DNA had quite a February starting with its authentications for Heritage Auctions of a forged $150,000 1927 Yankee ball and an alleged Lou Gehrig ball supposedly signed at a time when the “Iron Horse’s” hands were paralyzed by ALS.

The Gehrig ball was pulled from Heritage’s Platinum Night Auction in New York City. The month continued with PSA founder David Hall appearing on an ESPN 30 for 30 short film saying, with a straight face, that he didn’t think the infamous T206 Gretzky-McNall Wagner card had been trimmed. This, despite the fact reports indicate ex-hobby king Bill Mastro will plead guilty to altering the Wagner card.


March 9, 2013
Thieves swipe a pair of Super Bowl rings during robbery of former 49er
Burglars broke down the front door at the home of former San Francisco 49ers kicker Mike Cofer and went straight for the gut, taking his two Super Bowl rings and a few other items.


March 9, 2013
Coming Monday … Beckett Graded Card Registry
“You get to create any collection you want,” said BGS Director of Grading Mark Anderson. “It could be Hall of Fame Rookie Cards or have a bunch of team collectors get together and build a custom registry of the 40-man roster. The thing about the customer registry is the user gets full control of what they want the registry to be.”


March 8, 2013
Dean Hanley Discusses the Beautiful Photography of 1953 Bowman
The 1953 Bowman set was the first in which color photography was used on a baseball card. Many collectors consider the 160 cards of the 1953 Bowman set to be the most beautiful vintage cards ever produced.


March 8, 2013
Calling all sports artists: Beckett Media wants to hear from you!
From vintage sets to today’s sketch cards and countless collectable lithograph options, art is everywhere in the collectibles world. If you’re a sports artist, they want to hear from you as they compile upcoming stories.


March 8, 2013
How Will Recent Steroid Suspensions Affect Card Values for Busted Players?
Baseball is driven by the history of the game, and potential to create more history along the way. We have learned that there will be punishment for users in hall of fame voting, and that is not a good thing for card values.


March 7, 2013
1910/11 Sweet Caporal hockey cards bring $158,500 in Canada
The set of 45 postcard-sized collector cards sold for $158,678, after attracting 31 bids. However, they failed to beat the price achieved by the only other complete set known to have sold at auction, which was owned by Montreal hockey buff and collector Carleton McDiarmid. That set sold for $165,000 in 2009, shortly after his death.


March 7, 2013
Father wins baseball card auction with son, late wife in mind
He intends to make the card the centerpiece of his life’s work. By arranging to show the card at major league ballparks and at the Baseball Hall of Fame in Cooperstown, N.Y., LeBlanc hopes to raise funds and awareness for a foundation he is planning in his late wife’s name.


March 7, 2013
Players react to university decision to sell championship rings
Valdosta State University is allowing fans to buy authentic championship rings, the same rings the players will be awarded, to help commemorate the 2012 Division II football national championship.


March 6, 2013
Team M.V.P. (Most Valuable Preserver): Historians Are Fans’ Link to Past
The Red Sox employ two club historians. They belong to a small cadre of people with a passion for major league baseball lore.


March 6, 2013
Chicago Cubs Fans Get Their Own Set of Topps Cards
Topps and the Chicago Cubs have partnered to create an exclusive, 82-card Topps Archives set, featuring current and former Cubs players on classic Topps card designs.


March 6, 2013
First Look: 2013 Panini Golden Age baseball cards
A 150-card base set will include stars from the sports world as well as newsmakers from the worlds of politics and pop culture. Each standard card, the company said, will have six mini variations for collectors to chase.


March 5, 2013
Century-old set of hockey cards tops $100,0000 at sports auction
The vintage, postcard-sized souvenirs date from the 1910-11 season and depict the greatest stars of what was then the National Hockey Association — a precursor league to the NHL that featured just five teams from Ontario and Quebec: the Montreal Canadiens, Montreal Wanderers, Ottawa Senators, Quebec Bulldogs and Renfrew Creamery Kings.


March 5, 2013
Lou Gehrig's 1927-28 New York Yankees game worn jersey brings $717,000 at Heritage Auctions
An early-to-mid-1930s Gehrig game worn New York Yankees cap realized $191,200 in complement to the '27-28 jersey, while a 1965 Mickey Mantle original painting by LeRoy Neiman, a lifelong Yankees fan, brought $131,450. Another Mantle highlight of the night was the 1956 Home Run baseball off "The Mick's" bat that nearly escaped Yankee Stadium, the closest any baseball ever came to leaving the confines of the legendary ball park, which soared in bidding to finish the auction at $95,600.


March 5, 2013
Preview Gallery: 2013 Topps Heritage baseball cards
The official arrival of 2013 Topps Heritage is about a week away, but the images are tricking in as Topps teases what’s to come.


March 4, 2013
Honus Wagner T206 baseball card up for auction: Got a few million?
Right now, there’s one up for auction, one of three in the known universe in what is considered “excellent” or better condition. The current record for one of these three cards is $2.8 million, sold in 2007.


March 4, 2013
Augusta green jacket sale subject of lawsuit
Five days before the auction was scheduled to begin, Augusta National Incorporated moved to halt the sale. A hearing in the case is scheduled for Monday in Dallas. Augusta National Incorporated claims in its lawsuit that all green jackets are the property of Augusta National and that this particular jacket was stolen from its clubhouse.


March 3, 2013
Panini America Peeks Newest Auto Arrivals for National Treasures, Preferred
Here's a spectacular look at some of the newest on-card autographs from 2012 National Treasures Football and 2012-13 Preferred Basketball that arrived at company headquarters in the last few days.


March 3, 2013
Topps Is Now Selling T-Shirts
At $28, perhaps the price is too high, plus the INCREDIBLE SUM OF $13.05 TO SHIP UPS GROUND for a single shirt. And to compound the mistakes they, of course, don't seem to offer tall or extended sizes either.


March 2, 2013
Andrew Luck 2012 Contenders Championship Ticket goes for $42K, but seller doesn’t get paid
Many high-profile auctions have resulted in exactly the same outcome as this Luck auction: no sale. Plenty of people put high-end items on eBay, but is that really the best choice?


March 2, 2013
Red Wings prospect loses first NHL goal puck in storage unit auction
The prized prospect, who appeared in 18 games with Detroit in 2011-12, headed home to his native Sweden after the season. Like many players who move around a lot, he left behind some of his belongings in a storage unit he was sharing with a pair of teammates from the Grand Rapids Griffins, Detroit's AHL affiliate.


March 2, 2013
Panini America Provides the First Glimpses of 2013 Prestige Football
Each hobby box will deliver four autograph or memorabilia cards (at least two autographs guaranteed), 24 Rookie Cards, three Prestigious Picks, three NFL Draft Picks, three NFL Draft Tickets, three NFL Draft City Destinations, three NFL Passports and three additional parallels.

2013 Prestige Football will also deliver three different on-card autograph sets featuring members of the 2013 NFL Draft Class. No other $4 pack SRP in the industry offers as many opportunities to secure on-card autographs from the top 2013 rookies.


March 1, 2013
Packers Hall of Fame gets donation of photo with autographs from 1996 Super Bowl team
Two photos that contain 96 autographs of the Green Bay Packers 1996 championship team are now part of the team's Hall of Fame.

The photos came from Larry Winsand of Richmond, Va., who travelled to 28 cities over nearly 16 years to obtain them all.


March 1, 2013
Ken Griffey Jr. calls fan in Kansas who had items stolen from extensive baseball card collection
Ever since burglars in January stole a significant part of Fevurly's collection of Ken Griffey Jr. baseball cards, People have responded to make up for what was lost.


March 1, 2013
McFarlane’s NFL SMALL Pros debut this summer
Series 1 will debut with 2.5-inch high cartoonish figurines of several football stars. The figurines are meant to be fun and seem to be geared toward children. However, it includes a chase element for adults who love their collectibles.

Each figure comes dissembled and in a foil bag that will not allow you to see which NFL stars is inside.


February 28, 2013
Investing in Baseball Memorabilia
The often-overlooked investment area of baseball memorabilia is one of the strongest in the collectibles market, with auctions of the finest items almost always seeing strong results – few investments can offer a 16.3% pa return over an eight year period.


February 28, 2013
Alex Rodriguez’s charity gave only 1 percent of donations to charitable causes
Alex Rodriguez' woes continue. A new Boston Globe review of IRS filings by more than 50 athletes found that the charity established by Rodriguez, as well as those by other notable players, gave far less than the expected percentage of their income to actual charitable causes.


February 28, 2013
2012 Topps Supreme football is live
The 2012 football card calendar is nearing its completion, but the end of the season also means a release of a couple of high-end products.

This week, 2012 Topps Supreme came out, a one-pack-a-box item for around $90. Collectors get just four cards with one hit that could be an autograph or a relic inside, along with a parallel and two base cards.


February 27, 2013
NHL old-timer treasures hockey memories, not memorabilia
Leo Reise, Hamilton’s oldest surviving Stanley Cup champion, has few mementoes from his NHL career, but he’s happy to share his memories — and even happier when fans remember him.


February 27, 2013
Brent Musburger autographs a giant Katherine Webb photo: ‘She’s a 10!’
Musburger has no problem living up to the “creepy” persona many have given him after his ogling of Katherine Webb, girlfriend of Alabama quarterback AJ McCarron, during the BCS National Championship game and now he’s having a little fun with it.


February 27, 2013
ESPN's 30 For 30 Teases New Show on T206 Honus Wagner
Here's a sneak peak look into the 30 for 30 Short about the infamous T206 Honus Wagner baseball card.


February 26, 2013
The First Baseball Card?
The First Baseball Card?

1863 Harry Wright Coming To The Auction Block REA Spring 2013


February 26, 2013
Schilling's Bloody Sock and Other Really Gross Sports Memorabilia
But it's not even the most revolting sports collector's item to hit the market. Here's a look at six more that sold for big chunks of change despite their blatant violation of all health codes.


February 26, 2013
Jeremy Brown, The Memorabilia Expert
When Rick Harrison of the History Channel’s “Pawn Stars” needs an expert on sports memorabilia, he calls Jeremy Brown, owner of Ultimate Sports Cards and Memorabilia in Las Vegas. Brown then will come and give his expert opinion on the value and authenticity of a sports-related item before Harrison makes an offer to buy the item.


February 26, 2013
“Pistol Pete” Maravich game-used memorabilia cards to return in upcoming Panini America products
Pete Maravich has just 53 game-used memorabilia cards and none since 2009-10. Panini America announced Monday that it will be making more mem cards of the legend in its future products.


February 25, 2013
ESPN's Dick Vitale to host online charity auction on Outbid on Tuesday Feb. 26
The Dick Vitale Charity Auction for the V Foundation for Cancer Research is offering up tickets to 2013 Final Four, the chance to dine with Dickie V, and the coolest in basketball collectibles.


February 25, 2013
Danica’s Daytona showing should sell some cards
Danica Patrick wrote herself into the record books on Sunday as the best-finishing woman to compete in NASCAR’s premiere event, the Daytona 500, when she finished eighth in a race won by five-time Sprint Cup champ Jimmie Johnson.


February 25, 2013
Peeking Some of the Modern Marvels Found in 2012 National Treasures Baseball
National Treasures is more than just jaw-dropping tributes to the all-time greats. The product also showcases the game’s brightest current superstars, too.


 

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