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April 30, 2013
Signed 1927 Yankees Photo Goes for $275,706, Ruth Bat at $171,190
The items were part of SCP Auctions' sale, which included about 1,000 sports memorabilia items and brought in more than $5.1 million. The sale drew the most collectors and bids in SCP’s 34-year history.

April 30, 2013
Massive Kobe Bryant Auction to Be Announced Tuesday
Goldin Auction's official website is already displaying some of the potential treasures to be offered up. There's high school and Lakers jerseys, autographed basketballs, and a horde of trophies and plaques in the auction sites home page.


April 30, 2013
Pastime Cards is latest player in repack business
Each box, which carries an approximate price of $250, includes five Hall of Famer autos — all certified by PSA, JSA or the previous manufacturer — along with a Pastime Performers card and a Pastime Points card. The points, like other similar companies’ products, can be accumulated for items on its website, while the Performers cards feature big names from the distant past and are limited to just 25 copies per card.


April 29, 2013
John Havlicek’s Personal Memorabilia Sells For More Than $1 Million at SCP Auctions
Top lots included $80,750.40 for his personal NBA 50 Greatest Players autographed lithograph and $68,481.60 for his 1963 Boston Celtics World Championship ring.


April 29, 2013
Brooklyn Dodgers and Ebbets Field star in postcard show
The unique historical presentation is being offered at The New Yorker hotel on West 34th Street, where visitors can view scores of postcards of the Boys of Summer and their former stadium, which opened 100 years ago this month.


April 28, 2013
New Sports History Magazine to Launch July 1
Sports History Magazine, an interactive all-digital publication dedicated to the preservation of American Sport, will launch it’s pilot issue July 1.

Each issue is jam-packed with five full-length features and regular columns documenting the teams, personalities and palaces of football, baseball, hockey and beyond.


April 28, 2013
First Look: 2012-13 Signatures Basketball
2012-13 Signatures Basketball will arrive in July packing three autographed cards in every four-pack box. The set will have an emphasis on rare chase elements, photo variations and the Panini America NBA debut of autographed film slide cards.

Carrying a suggested retail price of $120 a pack, Signatures will include a 200-card autograph checklists for both the Signatures and Signatures Film inserts.


April 27, 2013
Heritage Returns Alleged Lou Gehrig Forgery To Auction
Chris Ivy at Heritage, sticks with authenticatons by PSA & JSA.


April 27, 2013
Lucky Find at Goodwill Turns into a Green and Gold Discovery
An ordinary looking jacket, bought at the West Mason Goodwill store has ties to one of the most important moments in Packers history.


April 27, 2013
T206 Honus Wagner Card on Auction Block
New Jersey-based Robert Edward Auctions is offering the card once owned by actor Charlie Sheen. Just over a week into the bidding, it stands at $330,000. The iconic card but has quite a story behind it.


April 26, 2013
John Havlicek's 1960 Ohio State basketball championship ring among items up for auction
At age 73, Havlicek is selling a portion of his collection of awards and other mementos from his Hall of Fame career. He said he's worn his rings over the years, rotating them through, having strangers on airplanes gawk and ask questions. The Ohio State ring didn't get as much use once he added to his collection as a Celtic.


April 26, 2013
Mantle's '60 contract to be auctioned for charity
The original contract signed by Mickey Mantle for the 1960 season will be auctioned off and proceeds from the sale will be donated to a New Jersey relief fund for Hurricane Sandy.


April 26, 2013
Collecting the 2013 NFL Draft
The draft has talent, but not the type that is going to excite many collectors. Here’s a look at some of the top draft picks and what collectors can find on cards.


April 25, 2013
Bret Saberhagen to auction off his Royals World Series ring, Cy Young Awards
The auction, conducted at SCPAuctions.com, concludes Saturday and includes 77 items, including Saberhagen’s 1985 World Series MVP trophy, his World Series ring, his Gold Glove Award and his Cy Young Awards.


April 25, 2013
Upper Deck Helps Make a Dream Come True for Inspiring Veteran and Purple Heart Recipient Doc Jacobs as he Receives his First-Ever Baseball Card
There are dozens of inspirational athletes that are a part of the VETSports organization who are athletes that have lost limbs, but not hope.

Upper Deck wanted to pay tribute to Doc Jacobs who made headlines a few weeks back when he got a tryout with an iconic baseball franchise after a chance meeting he had with Tommy Lasorda at a charity event. When Lasorda heard about Doc’s quest to reach the big leagues, he turned his organization on to him and Doc earned a tryout with the club.


April 25, 2013
Auburn removes poisoned oaks at Toomer's Corner
"The university is going to market a lot of it, mementoes available to Auburn fans," said Gary Keever, an Auburn University horticulturalist.


April 24, 2013
Babe Ruth's final jersey for sale at $300,000+ with Heritage Auctions
The final jersey ever issued to Babe Ruth by the New York Yankees will command the highest bids at Heritage Auctions' May 2-4 Vintage Sports Collectibles Signature Auction in Dallas.


April 24, 2013
Sports autographs: Nicklaus has the write stuff
Can you imagine Tiger Woods sticking around to sign autographs for a mob of golf fans after shooting a so-so round? Yet there was Jack Nicklaus, Sharpie in hand, patiently signing after posting a less-than-stellar score (for him) in the first round of the Liberty Mutual of Legends of Golf Demaret Division at The Club at Savannah Harbor.


April 24, 2013
This Larry Bird autograph card could be yours … if you submit your SuperCollector info
You don’t have to have the most-expensive collection on the block but it needs to be unique — downright crazy — in some way that it stands out.


April 23, 2013
Biogenesis records linking MLB players to PEDs are for sale to highest bidder
The detailed documents that link dozens of Major League Baseball players to Anthony Bosch and performance-enhancing drugs that are floating around the back alleys of South Florida have landed in the hands of at least one consigner.


April 23, 2013
Forging the Big Three: DiMaggio, Mantle, Williams
The autographs of Mickey Mantle, Joe DiMaggio and Ted Williams have always been special to collectors. Indeed, many in the hobby refer to them as “The Big Three” and feel that no serious memorabilia collection can be complete without items signed by them.

Not surprisingly, the Big Three are popular among forgers, as well.


April 23, 2013
High-grade rarities headline Memory Lane auction
A high-grade 1932 U.S. Caramel set — all in PSA 8 condition — joins a high-grade copy of football’s holy grail card, a selection of T206 rarities and some 1950s Topps gems in the latest Memory Lane Inc. auction that starts this week.


April 22, 2013
Barry Halper Collection of Baseball Memorabilia
You can now download the catalog from the biggest sports memorabilia auction of all time. The 928 page catalog is free and in pdf format.


April 22, 2013
If there were a baseball collectors’ hall of fame, they’d be in it
Shirley and Lowell Hinkle have more than 2,200 autographed baseballs that are part of their vast collection related to America’s pastime.


April 22, 2013
New facility for museum items
The Philadelphia Sports Hall of Fame has been looking for a location to display some of the items its founders have accumulated since the Hall's inception.


April 21, 2013
Controversy Over Reggie’s 1977 3-HR World Series Jersey & Babe Ruth’s Last Uniform: Did Mr. October Pull A Barry Halper Or Was Famous Uniform Lost In Fire?
Could Jackson’s actual 3-HR jersey have been destroyed in the 1991 fire that obliterated Jackson’s house and did Jackson know that the jersey he consigned to SCP was not the actual jersey he wore on that fateful October night in 1977?


April 20, 2013
Bruins and Penguins auction game-worn jerseys
The Bruins and Penguins hockey teams are to auction game-worn jerseys in support of bomb victims. All proceeds will benefitt The One Fund Boston.


April 20, 2013
Olympic Pavilion Returns to the National Sports Collectors Convention
In 2011, the first ever Olympic Pavilion debuted at the National during the 32nd National Sports Collectors Convention. After a hiatus due to the London Olympic Games in 2012, show organizers have announced the return of a 25,000 sq.-ft. area at the 34th National in Rosemont, July 31-Aug, 4 dedicated solely to Olympic memorabilia.


April 20, 2013
First look: 2013 Topps Five Star baseball cards
The sophomore release of the most-expensive baseball card brand in Topps history was unveiled on Friday, with the $500-per-pack sequel including one base card, two autographs, one autographed patch one autographed book or silver-ink signature and one jumbo Relic in every pack.


April 19, 2013
Baseball collector Zack Hample catches home runs by Didi Gregorius and Francisco Cervelli at Thursday night's Yankees game
Zack Hample, a New York City product has an obsession with catching balls at baseball games. He says he has more than 6,500 of them.

Home runs hit by Diamondbacks rookie Didi Gregorius and Yankees catcher Francisco Cervelli were caught by him. Even more amazing, Gregorius homered to right field and Cervelli to left.


April 19, 2013
It’s a dirty job: Dave Hobrecht creates game-used art
It’s game-used – as in artwork with actual game-used dirt from MLB stadiums ground and mixed into his charcoal and pastel pieces – a sort of sepia-toned version of his previous pieces with a bit more to them.


April 19, 2013
Britney Spears Cheers for the Dodgers, Autographs Baseball for One Lucky Fan
Britney Spears rooted for the Los Angeles Dodgers when she took her two sons, Sean and Jayden, out to one of their home games on Wednesday.

Before leaving the ballpark, the X Factor judge signed a baseball that—apparently—will be given to one very lucky fan.


April 18, 2013
Sports memorabilia 'treasures' expected to be found at Strongsville show
Like a sporting event, the show mixes the expected with the unexpected. Fusco has attended the show since its inception 35 years ago, and it acts as a reunion among sports memorabilia enthusiasts.


April 18, 2013
Lawsuit Claims Kareem Abdul-Jabbar's Charity is a Fraud
Julien's Auctions claims it struck a deal to sell Abdul-Jabbar's marquis memorabilia -- championship rings, jerseys, the works.

Julien's says after it forked over the cash, it discovered Skyhook was not in the charity business at all. it was a front to pad the pockets of Skyhook's mucky mucks ... according to the lawsuit.


April 17, 2013
Upper Deck creates card for 7-year-old cancer patient
Jack Hoffman has been part of the Nebraska football family since last season – and he’s getting his first trading card.

The 7-year-old is battling pediatric brain cancer and grabbed attention earlier this month when he ran for a 69-yard touchdown in Nebraska’s spring game.


April 17, 2013
Cabinet Cards, Ruth Artifacts Highlight Current Heritage Auction
Significant fresh-to-market memorabilia serves as the backbone of Heritage Auctions’ current Vintage Sports Collectible auction that runs now through May 2-4.

Also, for the first time in the history of the sports category at Heritage, all lots will close in the extended bidding format, so collectors are advised to place initial bids early.


April 17, 2013
A Broadcaster Shares His Audio Archive
Bob Wolff, whose 74-year career is the longest in sports broadcasting history, has donated about 1,400 audio and video recordings, consisting of well more than 1,000 hours, to the Library of Congress. Below are six excerpts from his interviews with some of the best-known players in baseball history.


April 16, 2013
The 1998 Home Run Chase: A Perfect Storm for Counterfeiters
Every athlete’s signature can be forged; if there is a market for the autograph, a crook will learn to forge it, even if the payoff is tiny. One of the forgery products offered by the Operation Bullpen crew was a baseball supposedly signed by ex-Boston Red Sox infielder Rico Petrocelli. Its asking price: $10.

The FBI estimated that in five years the Bullpen ring defrauded the American public for $100 million in the 1990s. Clearly they didn’t achieve these impressive figures by selling Rico Petrocelli balls; they got there by selling superstars.


April 16, 2013
Carlsbad-Based Upper Deck Enjoys 25 Years of Success
George Chamberlin interviews the president of trading card company Upper Deck who talks about their amazing story and gives you a sneak peek at a new line of baseball cards.


April 16, 2013
The Season’s Top Seller? Jackie Robinson
Sales of Robinson’s replica jerseys and other merchandise have jumped 1000 percent since the baseball season began two weeks ago compared to the same period last year, according to Fanatics.com, one of the largest online retailers of officially licensed sports merchandise.


April 16, 2013
Former Patriots offensive lineman Joe Andruzzi helps at marathon
The Patriots retweeted a photo of Andruzzi, who played on New England's three Super Bowl championship teams, carrying a woman near the scene of the explosions.


April 15, 2013
Adam Scott wins Masters, has a small career on cardboard
He has just 38 cards in the Beckett database. His cards are affordable, but also hot right now. His 2001 SP Sign of the Times autograph could have been for around $5-$10 before just a couple of days ago. But a major win has quickly jumped his card prices.


April 15, 2013
50-year haul brings ‘Hall’ to Atlanta
A local Atlanta newspaper did a story on Norm Mueller and his collection 23 years ago. See it now and you realize they were merely getting warmed up back then.


April 14, 2013
John Havlicek to auction off mementos
At age 73, John Havlicek has so much to reflect on — a Hall of Fame career, eight NBA championships, and a storied career at Ohio State.

Havlicek has decided to auction off a portion of his cherished sports mementos, parting with some valuable awards over his two-decade tenure as one of basketball’s most popular figures.


April 14, 2013
2012 Topps Turkey Red Football photo variation gallery
Topps released 2012 Turkey Red Football this week – an online-only product. The product shipped over the last couple of days with collectors finding autographs, minis, printing plates and photo variations.The photo variations were seemingly a surprise. In the preview, Topps didn’t announce there would be different pictures for some of the cards, but it didn’t take long for dealers and collectors to spot the differences.


April 14, 2013
Kudos to Rob Lifson and Robert Edward Auctions: Honesty Is The Best Policy
There are several PSA high graded cards in the current auction that Rob feels were trimmed; and he provides full disclosure.

What would most other auction houses do? Why can't PSA get these grades correct? Readers at net54baseball.com discuss this hot topic.


April 13, 2013
News Anchor Discovers the Truth About His Childhood Baseball Card Collection
The news report hits the nail on the head in some respects but it is shocking only to those who have been out of the hobby for decades and haven't thought about it: cards after 1970 are in just too big of a supply to be worth the money pre-war and 1950s cards bring.


April 13, 2013
Panini plans auction for special Prizm parallel
The auction will run for 30 days with 10 new cards going live each day. The auctions will include all the top players from the 2012 season such as Adrian Peterson, Andrew Luck, Robert Griffin III and Joe Flacco.


April 12, 2013
Los Angeles Kings to auction a Stanley Cup championship Ring
The proceeds will go to the Children’s Hospital Los Angeles and City Year Los Angeles. You can also bid on a dinner with Kings president and retired Hall of Fame player Luc Robitaille.


April 12, 2013
The Art and Craft of the Forger
Forgers, counterfeit memorabilia dealers and bogus authenticators may have less than stellar ethical standards, but it is not fair to say that they do not work hard. Some of them are as hardworking as the superstar athletes whose signatures they forge and sell. Although many crooks are truly hacks who care about nothing but making money and ripping people off, the best in the racket show real skill and craft in what they do.


April 12, 2013
Jordan / Tiger Master Collections – Upper Deck Ventures Into Extreme High End Territory
Over the last few weeks, we have gotten more and more information on the upcoming release of Upper Deck’s Master Collection series. These products are some of the most high end sets ever to be produced, and focus on two specific players – Michael Jordan and Tiger Woods. Both of these guys seem to be the only players that could support a product with this price tag, and it has to do with the sheer number of people who collect them.


April 11, 2013
Jackie Robinson's last glove to grab $1m at auction?
It's the same glove that Robinson wore for the 1955 World Series, in which the Brooklyn Dodgers defeated the New York Yankees to secure their first ever title.


April 11, 2013
NFL, MLB Dominate Sports Memorabilia Market
Football and Baseball are Scoring Touchdowns and Hitting Home Runs in the Memorabilia Industry


April 11, 2013
Memorabilia dealer admits to altering famed $2.8 million Honus Wagner card
One auction expert and the card's owner think this turn of events will increase the value of the card.


April 10, 2013
Almost Every Portrait Of Baseball’s Famous Wright Bros. Has Vanished From NYPLs Spalding Collection
When Elizabeth Churchill Spalding sent her late husband’s baseball collection to the New York Public Library in 1921, it was comprised of the baseball archives of baseball pioneers Albert Spalding, Henry Chadwick, James Whyte Davis and Harry Wright.

In the 1970s, however, the Spalding Collection was targeted by thieves who pulled off a remarkable heist that resulted in the disappearance of thousands of documents and manuscript pages from Wright’s personal archive, including pages which were cut and sliced from the baseball pioneer’s handwritten diaries and account books. One of those stolen pages was offered and sold by Premier Auctions in Arizona last month.


April 10, 2013
Plea deal denied in sports collector fraud case
A federal judge today rejected a plea deal in which the former owner of what had been one of the country’s leading sellers of sports memorabilia and Americana collectibles was prepared to plead guilty to mail fraud.


April 10, 2013
After 62 years, Topps is still going strong, 2.5 by 3.5 inches at a time
Baseball cards date from around 1865, when both the game and photography were new to America -- a team photo of the 1865 Brooklyn Atlantics recently sold for $92,000. But it was Topps, a bubble gum company, that made the cards a juvenile national pastime starting with its first set in 1951.


April 9, 2013
Baseball card collections bring priceless memories
The business of baseball cards has evolved, too, into something far less innocent. Between 1952 and 1969, Topps sold five- or six-card wax packs for a nickel, complete with a stick of gum that tasted like wax. Today a pack will run as high as $6.


April 9, 2013
Detroit Tigers Presented with 2012 American League Championship Rings
Crafted in 10-karat white gold, the top of each championship ring radiates the iconic Tigers “D” logo, which sparkles resplendently with 47 round brilliant cut diamonds and 118 round brilliant cut diamonds. The Detroit Tigers logo, featured atop a baseball diamond made of fire blue spinel stone and set with 25 round brilliant cut diamonds and four princess cut diamonds, is framed with the acclaimed insignia, “AMERICAN LEAGUE CHAMPIONS.”


April 9, 2013
Redeem or sell: 2013 Leaf Best of Hockey Mystery Redemption Item
Each box of 2013 Leaf Best of Hockey contains just two cards. One card is a 1-of-1 sketch card while the other is a buyback for graded Rookie Cards or autograph cards or vintage cards.

One card is getting special attention from collectors – the Mystery Redemption Item.


April 8, 2013
The San Francisco Giants 2012 World Series Champions Ring Unveiled
The Giants Community Fund will once again be the beneficiary of a World Series Ring Raffle. The raffle will be conducted by Celebrities for Charity and offers fans the chance to win a 2012 World Series Championship ring, identical to the rings given to Giants players and coaches. The ring will be personalized with the winner's last name.


April 8, 2013
The most meaningful autographs are the ones that can be read
Arnold Palmer didn't invent the popular method of teaching cursive. Among athletes, he perfected it.


April 7, 2013
Was the Record $2.1 Million T206 Honus Wagner Sale Actually Enough?
The buyer has not yet been identified and after 15 bids the great “Jumbo Wagner” T206 card sold for $2,105,770.50. That beats the $1.6 million the card sold for back in harder times in 2008. Looks like the buyer got the better end of the bargain here.


April 7, 2013
Louisville capitalizing on Kevin Ware's injury with t-shirts
The shirts cost $25 with proceeds going to Louisville


April 7, 2013
Rare Air: Upper Deck readies Michael Jordan UNC Master Collection
Each wood-boxed set will be limited to just 250 serial-numbered copies and include 23 standard cards. It also will include one hand-painted Masterpieces card – each limited to 30 – four signed cards and one complete patch set with the cards comprising either the standard or alternate Carolina logos. In addition, each box will include one Master Collection Shadowbox, Precious Metal Gem or a 1/1 autograph.

As an added bonus, each set also will include a replica 1982 UNC National Champions ring.


April 6, 2013
Rare Honus Wagner baseball card sells for $2.1M
A rare 1909-11 baseball card featuring Honus Wagner sold at auction for $2.1 million early this morning, following a period of extended bidding. That prices includes a buyer's premium.

The item was the centerpiece of Goldin Auctions' April 5th showcase. Other notable items included a copy of Alex Rodriguez's 2009 World Series ring ($50,398) and a signed Derek Jeter 2001 World Series game-used bat ($37,486).


April 6, 2013
Reclaiming a Knicks Title
The game was broadcast by ABC on May 10, 1973, from the Los Angeles Forum. The Knicks were leading the Lakers, three games to one, in the third finals between the teams in four seasons. The game video was almost lost forever but was recently discovered and restored. Here is that amazing story.


April 6, 2013
American Jewish History Museum Looking for Baseball Artifacts
The National Museum of American Jewish History invites fans of all ages and backgrounds to submit artifacts, photos and memorabilia that illustrate their passion for baseball. This initiative will support the development of a major exhibition currently being organized by the National Museum of American Jewish History (NMAJH) titled “Chasing Dreams: Baseball and Jews in America.” The exhibition is scheduled to open in Philadelphia in March 2014 before embarking on a national tour.


April 5, 2013
The Curious Case Of The Boston Rooter’s Missing Season Tickets
Items stolen from the Hall of Fame have been showing up in public auctions for the past few decades, but recently it appears that owners of stolen and suspect materials are becoming more confident in selling the material since the Hall has not pursued recovery of any of its property even when there is photographic documentation of the items at the Hall before they were wrongfully removed.


April 5, 2013
2012/13 Upper Deck All Time Greats Basketball is Live!
There are sure to be some monster hits in this product. Each box contains one hand numbered hard signed autograph, and the checklist is made up of only 18 greats. On top of that, the odds of hitting a Michael Jordan Autograph are 1 in every 6 boxes!


April 4, 2013
Bids for 'Holy Grail' of baseball cards hit $1.6 million
With two days left, bidding for a trading card that the National Baseball Hall of Fame calls "the Holy Grail" has already reached $1.6 million.


April 4, 2013
Massive estate sale featuring thousands of unique items
If you're a sports memorabilia collector, this sale could be a gold mine. There will be tens of thousands of baseball and football cards available, dating from the 1940s to present day.


April 4, 2013
First look: 2013 Panini Cooperstown baseball
The sophomore release of Panini’s Hall of Fame-focused baseball brand will arrive on Aug. 14 with one on-card Hall of Famer autograph per hobby box and a few new inclusions as well.


April 3, 2013
Prosecutor explains why feds agreed to 30 months or less for sports memorabilia king Bill Mastro
One angry collector said he believed the government is going easy on Mastro because of his political connections. Mastro’s brother is political powerbroker Randy Mastro, who was a New York City deputy mayor during Rudy Giuliani’s administration.


April 3, 2013
Hall of Famer selling 1977 World Series jersey
Reggie Jackson did one cool evening more than 35 years ago — and those historical threads are going on sale in what might produce a seven-figure auction price.


April 3, 2013
Operation Bullpen, and Why Forgers Don’t Always Hit the Sweet Spot
If the FBI hadn’t busted up the ring and confiscated this fake Christy Mathewson signed ball, some unsuspecting collector might have paid a lot of money for it.


April 2, 2013
Discovery World opens new exhibit featuring baseball innovations
There are more than 100 artifacts on display that show the history and the evolution of America’s favorite pastime.


April 2, 2013
The Web of Vintage Baseball Glove Collectors
Arthur Katsapis has been collecting vintage baseball memorabilia for 20 years and his website declares that he is tired of giving free assessments, but he will do so in exchange for a $15 contribution to one of several charities he lists.


April 2, 2013
Artifacts from Super Bowl
Each year, the Pro Football Hall of Fame adds numerous mementos to its collection from the most recent Super Bowl. This year was no exception as many artifacts from the Baltimore Ravens thrilling victory over the San Francisco 49ers in Super Bowl XLVII have been sent to the Hall of Fame.


April 1, 2013
Mark Ulriksen’s Baseball Art
Ulriksen is an internationally acclaimed artist and illustrator, primarily known for his New Yorker magazine covers.


April 1, 2013
Don’t Let Your Signed Memories Turn Into a Plot Twist
Baseball’s opening week seems a good time to issue this public-service advisory: If you own an autographed baseball with significant financial or sentimental value, be prepared for it to be destroyed unless you take drastic action immediately.


April 1, 2013
Football autographed by Alabama's 1964 team has unusual story
The owner's ready to sell the football. He doesn't plan to give it away, but he wants it to go to a charity that can use it to raise money.


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.


 

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