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May 31, 2013
The Million-Dollar Mystery Of The Jackie Robinson Game-Used Brooklyn Dodger Glove
Although TV hosts were asking relevant questions about whether the glove was authentic, none of them asked where the glove actually came from. Where had this historic lump of leather been for the past half-century? What was the real story?

May 31, 2013
4,256 Hits, Millions in Autographs
Pete Rose Works Full-Time Selling His Signature in Las Vegas; the Occasional Sports Bet


May 31, 2013
Topps Archives includes different nods to the past
When 2013 Topps Archives arrives, it will include all sorts of throwback designs and nods to the past that make it, well, Archives as well as the touches from last year that made it reigning Beckett Baseball Product of the Year.


May 30, 2013
Hall of Famer Elgin Baylor set to auction championship ring, Rookie of the Year trophy
Baylor, 78, earned All-American honors at Seattle University before spending 14 seasons with the Lakers, where he posted career averages of 27.4 points and 13.5 rebounds, made 11 All-Star teams and earned recognition as one of the NBA’s 50 greatest players of all time in 1996.


May 30, 2013
First Look: 2013 Bowman Sterling baseball cards
Topps released the basic information and preview images for the 10th edition of Bowman Sterling on Wednesday, a high-end prospecting brand that caters to those collectors wanting a little more bang for their buck - as in three autographs in every single $50 pack.


May 29, 2013
From non-paying bidder to $30,000 ... Team Jack gets their money
Even though the Team Jack Foundation didn’t get paid from the initial eBay auction for a signed blow-up card of 7-year-old Jack Hoffman who is fighting brain cancer – the family is pretty happy with the ending.


May 28, 2013
Stolen Colts memorabilia prompts investigation
Troy Glendenning's job is to prepare the field at Lucas Oil Stadium for the players and for prime time.

During his 16 years with the Colts, he's amassed a collection of Colts memorabilia that would make even seasoned collectors jealous. He came home in mid-April to find it gone after thieves broke into his home and robbed him. They even took his Super Bowl Ring.


May 28, 2013
Mickey Mantle Ted Williams Signed Photo Forgery Ebay Seller CP2424 Nicholas Burczyk COA
The COA is from Nicholas Burczyk who is on Ebay's Banned COA list. The sad part is that Nicholas Burczyk never examined any sports autographs. It's all part of the scam.


May 28, 2013
Signature Study: Ty Cobb
During the 1940s and 1950s, Cobb was inundated with autograph requests. More modern signatures are still legible but are signed in a slightly more reckless hand. The length exhibited in earlier signatures is replaced with a signature shorter in length and increased height. Cobb’s signature remained sound for just about his entire life.


May 27, 2013
Then and Now: Baseball cards
Mark Mariniello may not know how many cards he has in his home, but the 45-year-old has been an avid collector for 40 years.


May 26, 2013
Babe Ruth Upsets Honus Wagner in Classic Baseball Card Slugfest
The sports memorabilia world is still buzzing over an auction result that can rightly be considered an upset. For the first time ever, a 1914 Baltimore News Babe Ruth rookie card sold for more money than the famed T206 Honus Wagner.


May 26, 2013
Ott Jersey, Jim Brown ROY Trophy Among Gems in Grey Flannel Auction
More than 750 lots are included in the 2013 Summer Games catalog, with an especially strong selection of baseball apparel heading the Premier section of the sale. No time is wasted in getting the auction off to a bang. Lot #melottjersey1 features a 1947 Mel Ott New York Giants player/manager’s worn road jersey with pristine provenance.


May 26, 2013
Football Hall of Fame exhibit goes deep
The Pro Football Hall of Fame, commemorating its 50th anniversary, has brought the largest traveling exhibition in its history, Gridiron Glory: The Best of the Pro Football Hall of Fames to display at the Missouri History Museum May 25- Sept.3, 2013.


May 25, 2013
Ten Ways to Stop a Forger
How do you stop an eBay seller who has been active for over a decade with thousands upon thousands of sales – and his products are excellent forgeries. He is fooling even well-informed collectors.


May 25, 2013
Topps Archive Baseball Cards To Feature ’80s Metal Icons
Anthrax’s Scott Ian, Axl Rose, Sebastian Bach, Kip Winger, Tommy Lee, Lita Ford, Dee Snider, Bobbie Brown (the blonde broad from Warrant’s “Cherry Pie” video…cause she’s relevant) and some dude from Whitesnake.


May 25, 2013
Autograph tickets for the National Sports Collectors Convention go on sale
The National Sports Collectors Convention is nearly two months away, and now is the time for collectors to get started with their planning.


May 24, 2013
Chicago Blackhawks Superfan Paints for Legend Bobby Hull
Imagine your wildest dreams as a Chicago Blackhawks fan. Would they include meeting the legendary Bobby Hull, watching the Hawks win the Stanley Cup, and a house full of autographed memorabilia? For superfan Brian Turnbough, putting his talent with painting to work was enough to achieve all that.


May 24, 2013
2012/13 UD SP Authentic Basketball Will Be A Great Product to Try for a LeBron or MJ Auto
Upper Deck is scheduled to release 2012/13 SP Authentic Basketball next week, and the product will deliver some massive hits including Michael Jordan and LeBron James Autographs.


May 23, 2013
Why rare sports memorabilia is on the up
The top end of the sports memorabilia market has performed well throughout the economic crisis


May 23, 2013
Beware of fake sports memorabilia online
Sport memorabilia is a multi-billion dollar industry in the U.S. and where there is big money, there are scammers. Vintage Authentics and their bogus jerseys hits the news again.


May 23, 2013
Inside the Metropolitan Museum of Art's surprising card collection
You can find the largest publicly available collection of baseball cards at the National Baseball Hall of Fame in Cooperstown. Where's the second-largest collection? The answer is the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City.


May 22, 2013
Big Money In Baseball Memorabilia
It's wise to save all sports memorabilia because it might make you rich someday.


May 22, 2013
Musial, Hodges, Ruth and Payton GU Items Also in Steiner Auction Lineup
The Steiner Sports Memorabilia “Ground Breaking Auction” led by the only-known Jackie Robinson game-worn glove from the 1955-56 seasons (current bid at $310,835) enjoyed another watershed moment with the just-announced addition of five major artifacts to the online auction: a 1955 Stan Musial Game-Worn signed St. Louis Cardinals Jersey; a 1947-48 Gil Hodges Game Worn Brooklyn Dodgers Rookie Jersey; a Pristine Babe Ruth-signed Baseball Graded PSA 8; the Babe’s 136th Career Home Run Baseball (1921); and for gridiron fans a 1984-85 Walter Payton Game Worn Chicago Bears Jersey.


May 22, 2013
First look: 2013 Rookies & Stars Football
Rookies & Stars debuted 15 years ago and Panini is bringing back some of what collectors enjoyed about the set.

Each hobby box will contain 24 packs with eight cards in each pack, including at least one Rookie Card. Two Crusades cards will be in every hobby box, on average. Crusades will be featured with different colored parallels numbered to either 99, 49, five or one.


May 21, 2013
How to Get Started Collecting NHL Trading Cards
There are numerous advantages to collecting NHL cards over other sports. There are so many great players in the league that it is easy to find a favorite player or players to collect. Many fans love collecting memorabilia cards of their favorite teams which is great because hockey jerseys have some of the most beautiful and premium jerseys to be used on these unique cards. And nothing brings you closer to the game than scoring an autograph card from your favorite player!


May 21, 2013
Baseball Legends Cruise Sets Sail in July
The back-to-back 2013 “Baseball Legends” cruises run from St. Louis to Cincinnati (July 20-27) and Cincinnati to Pittsburgh (July 27-Aug. 1), with all passengers spending a pre-cruise night at a hotel in the originating city.


May 21, 2013
Five Stanley Cup cards to collect
The Stanley Cup is unlike any other championship in the four major sports. Hockey players have superstitions surrounding the Cup and the championship trophy is its own character.


May 20, 2013
1914 Baltimore News Babe Ruth Sets Record-Setting Pace in $10 Million REA Auction
One of only ten known examples of the ultra-scarce 1914 Baltimore News Babe Ruth rookie card sold for a record price of $450,300 at Robert Edward Auctions’ 2013 Spring Catalog Auction early Sunday morning. The card, graded PSA 1 (Poor) and featuring the young Babe as a pitcher with the minor league Baltimore Orioles, sold for more than twice what a PSA 2 (Good) example sold for just six years ago, continuing a remarkable growth trend for a card rapidly becoming the most popular and valuable 1914 Baltimore News Babe Ruthof all-time.


May 19, 2013
The smart collector: Do as pros do - get the best, most current price information available
Never go in clueless, unless you know and absolutely trust the seller/buyer. Even then, a smart collector does some homework.


May 19, 2013
Jackie Robinson Game-Used Glove Leads Steiner’s Massive ‘Ground-Breaking’ Auction
The rare Jackie Robinson game-worn glove, current high-bid at $310,835, is the lynchpin of the Steiner Sports “Ground Breaking Auction,” but such vintage artifacts as a signed Joe DiMaggio Time Magazine issue from 1948, and an Arnold Palmer and Jack Nicklaus signed Masters Golf Flag present unique opportunities for every budget


May 17, 2013
Wayne Gretzky collector shares his secrets on sports memorabilia
There’s a powerful lure to the memorabilia that connect sports lovers to their favourite game, but ace collector Shawn Chaulk has a few words of warning.


May 17, 2013
Louisville Slugger Museum’s new exhibit features iconic baseball images in Lego
The exhibit features several Lego ballparks, a series of Lego ballplayers in action poses, and a 55,269-brick photomural.


May 17, 2013
Curtis Martin Signing at High School to Benefit Hurricane Sandy Victims
The John F. Kennedy High School in Bellmore, N.Y., will host an autograph signing by former running back and Pro Football Hall of Fame inductee Curtis Martin on May 20 from 7-8:30 p.m., with all proceeds going to the Cougar Nation Hurricane Relief Fund.


May 16, 2013
Larry Holmes Collection to star at Grey Flannel Auctions
The collection features an array of items spanning Holmes' outstanding career, with his 1978 and 1982 WBC Heavyweight World Championship belts standing as the most valuable lots, each starting at $2,500.


May 16, 2013
Justice Department drops fraud charges against a NJ sports memorabilia dealer
Defense attorneys claimed witnesses – including three employees of the New York Giants -- lied to federal agents and the grand jury that indicted the dealer.

Eric Inselberg may have dodged criminal charges, but collectors say he has a dubious reputation in the sports memorabilia industry.


May 16, 2013
Ruth 1932 Caramel Card Nears $43K in Memory Lane’s $1.24 Million Sale
A high-grade 1932 U.S. Caramel set was broken up and sold card by card, as Memory Lane Inc. put the cap on its Spring Fever Rarities Auction. The prize card in the set, a PSA 8 Babe Ruth sold for a record-setting $42,767, one of several new marks set as bidding wound to a close early Sunday.

In all, more than 900 lots were sold in the auction, realizing more than $1.24 million.


May 15, 2013
SCP Auctions’ Tallies $5.2 Million in Latest Sale
SCP Auctions provided the final numbers for its recently concluded sale: $5.2 million for 995 lots sold. The auction included numerous athlete collections, including Rollie Fingers, Steve Garvey, Bret Saberhagen, John Havlicek, Chris Mullin and George Sisler.


May 15, 2013
Alabama gets its national championship rings
We’ve seen a lot of teams show off their “championship” rings in the past couple weeks, but the one team that deserves to boast about its accomplishments in jewelry form has finally released its masterpiece.


May 14, 2013
Babe Ruth's Yankees jersey sells for $286,500 at Heritage Auctions
The last jersey issued to Babe Ruth by the Yankees broke the world record for an unworn item


May 14, 2013
Mickey Mantle’s “Corked” Bat Pulled From Auction, Family Outraged at Claims
The Mantle’s sought legal action and the bat has since been taken off the auction block, although the site apparently did so very quietly and haven’t responded to claims of it’s authenticity or requests for forensic testing.


May 14, 2013
Steve Misturini attempts to sell bogus Tom Brady jersey after appearance on 'The People's Court'
Misturini suffered an embarrassing rebuke on “The People’s Court” when Judge Marilyn Milian chastised him for selling a bogus Tom Brady jersey – but that didn’t stop the Long Island sports memorabilia dealer from attempting to sell the quarterback’s shirt soon after the daytime television show was taped earlier this year.


May 13, 2013
Ripley Auctions Conducting Big Racing Sale on Eve of Indy 500
Three Borg Warner trophies to be sold in the sale represent three of the first five trophies of this type. The 1939 and 1940 trophies represent the first time a driver won consecutive Indy 500 races. Auction records show that only a small number of Borg Warner plaques have previously sold at auction. These other Borg Warner plaques, considered to be of less historic interest, each sold in the range of $30,000-$50,000.


May 13, 2013
Panini Preferred Silhouettes Lighting Up EBay
Basketball collectors have embraced the fluid and beautiful design. Coupled with on card autographs and huge swatches, its easy to see why collectors love these cards. They have been getting prices usually reserved for Exquisite patch autos, and that is saying something.


May 11, 2013
Forged ‘Cuts’: How Crooks Spun Pieces of Paper into Gold
The nationwide autograph forgery ring brought down by the FBI in 1999 might seem like ancient history to some collectors. But the ring’s damage to the hobby continues to be felt today, most particularly in the area of “cuts” – as in cut signatures.


May 11, 2013
Jack Hoffman card lands on eBay
One of Jack Hoffman’s blow-up rookie cards from Upper Deck has landed on eBay with the proceeds from the auction going to the Team Jack Foundation. In this auction, one of the cards signed in silver pen is being sold. The highest bid is over $6,000.


May 10, 2013
Kobe Bryant's mother STOPPED (for now) from selling $1.5M worth of his sports memorabilia 'without his permission'
Kobe Bryant has scored a victory in an ongoing legal battle with his mother. A judge issued a temporary restraining order against Goldin Auctions barring the auction house from selling Bryant's basketball jerseys, jackets, high school championship rings, trophies and other collectibles pending a full hearing.


May 10, 2013
RGIII’s pink cleats go for $15,000 at American Cancer Society auction
Griffin's fundraising efforts wasn't finished. Anyone in attendance willing to donate $1,000 to the organization were able to take a photo with him and then have that picture autographed. Eighteen people lined up, bringing RGIII’s fundraising total for the day to $33,000.


May 10, 2013
Inscriptions add character to autograph cards
Inscriptions can change the value of an autograph card. A funny or unique saying can cause a buzz with collectors just as it recently did with an Isaiah Pead 2012 Five Star autograph.


May 9, 2013
Honus Wagner T206 For Sale on Ebay.
The readers at net54baseball.com discuss this rare offering and its buy-it-now price.


May 9, 2013
Brooks Robinson's Orioles uniform offered at Julien's Auctions
Robinson's Baltimore Orioles uniform from the 1969 World Series holds one of the highest valuations in Julien's Auctions' Sports Legends sale, which is now open for bidding.


May 9, 2013
Andy Reid selling his Eagles collection for charity
The Harriton High School football team and the Laurel House, a comprehensive domestic violence agency and shelter, will benefit from the big sale.


May 8, 2013
Kobe Bryant Claims Some Memorabilia in Auction was Lifted from Newport Coast Home
With Goldin Auctions having sued Kobe Bryant in federal court over claims he's interfering with its sale of his memorabilia for which it paid his mother a $450,000 advance, Bryant has counter-sued in Orange County Superior Court--claiming some items were illegally lifted from his Newport Coast home.


May 8, 2013
Julien's Auctions announces two-day Sports Legends Auction Event
The auction will present historic collections including iconic pieces from the Harlan Werner Muhammad Ali Collection, the Whalen “Whaley” Monica World Series and All-Star Game collection in its entirety, and the collection of NBA Legend Elgin Baylor. All of the collections feature game used and signed memorabilia as well as personal effects spanning over 50 years.


May 8, 2013
The value of beat-up baseball cards
This collector is one of a minority in the hobby who is interested in collecting poor-condition cards that have limited or diminished cash value but are rich in character.


May 7, 2013
Autograph signings a family affair for Potter
Autograph signings a family affair for Potter

Chris Potter is a specialist at bridging fans with cardboard heroes, navigating the back roads of the United States to conduct autograph signings with retired baseball players.


May 7, 2013
Meet The Ultimate Phillies Collector
It all started with one game-used jersey. After that, Robert Bradley was hooked.


May 7, 2013
Ray Hess: Decades of Observation in the Hobby
A true historian of the hobby: Ray Hess collected baseball cards in the 1930s and saw Babe Ruth’s last game. And when talking about the Who’s Who of the hobby in the early days, Hess has rubbed elbows with them all.


May 7, 2013
Muhammed Ali rarities to go under hammer
Memorabilia from boxing champion Muhammad Ali’s rise to sporting and cultural prominence, including a signed training robe and amateur boxing trophy, are expected to fetch tens of thousands of dollars in Los Angeles auction.


May 6, 2013
Have More NFL Players Started to Have Other People Sign Their Cards for Them?
Something very odd has happened over the last two years, and it involves sticker autographs. With 3 specific players, autographs have changed significantly, sticker vs on card autographs that we know to be real. Not only has the signature’s slant, start and stop point, and composition changed, but they have been added to cards as “guaranteed authentic” by the companies that have used them.


May 6, 2013
Panini America Begins Pulling Curtain Back on 2013 Father’s Day Hobby Shop Event
Panini America’s wildly popular Father’s Day hobby shop promotion is making a triumphant return in 2013. And this year, company officials are enlisting the help of some bona fide blasts from the past in an effort to make the nationwide wrapper-redemption program another one for the record books — and the memory books.


May 5, 2013
How do you choose which rookie cards to buy?
Some days you get the bear. Some days the bear gets you.

That’s about how it is for collectors who try to speculate when buying cards of rookie prospects.


May 5, 2013
First look: 2013 Topps Prime Football
Non-traditional relics will be on display in October when 2013 Topps Prime comes out. The relics will feature different items such as wristbands, gloves and even socks. Each Topps Prime box will have 10 five-card packs, which will have at least one Rookie Card.


May 4, 2013
Kobe Bryant being sued by Goldin Auctions for trying to block the sale of memorabilia.
Goldin Auctions said in its complaint that it paid $450,000 to Kobe's mother, Pamela Bryant, for the memorabilia. Pamela Bryant said in court papers that she used that advance to buy a home in Nevada.


May 4, 2013
BLOT OUT THIS BLOGGER
Peter Nash has a Web site, “Hauls of Shame”. One of his favorite targets is Robert Lifson. While Lifson has never been accused of selling fraudulent or counterfeit items, Nash, makes accusations against Lifson and others, that he himself is charged with.


May 4, 2013
Reds auction ball stained with Jeff Samardzija's blood
Why would a major league team auction a blood-stained ball?


May 3, 2013
Kobe Bryant doesn't want mother to sell his past
Los Angeles Lakers star put the brakes on Auction, sending a cease-and-desist letter to the auctioneer, Goldin Auctions.

The 42 items of merchandise, which include several Lower Merion uniforms worn by the player and two 2000 Lakers Championship rings designed for his parents, were to go up for auction in June.


May 3, 2013
Corked Mickey Mantle bat hits the auction block
Grey Flannel Auctions is auctioning the Hillerich & Bradsby Co. bat, which was studied by PSA/DNA authenticator John Taube. Taube noticed alterations at the top of the bat’s barrel, and X-rays showed that the barrel had been drilled and filled with cork.

“This is the first corked bat of Mantle that we have seen or heard of,” Taube wrote in his report.


May 3, 2013
Egraphs pulls plug on electronic autograph service
It started as a novel idea for a novelty, but now it is no more. Seattle-based Egraphs has pulled the plug on its electronic service allowing fans to get a personalized autograph and message from sports stars electronically.


May 2, 2013
Maple Leafs superfan builds his own Hall of Fame
Mike Wilson has been collecting memorabilia for the last 50 years. His collection features the rarest of the rare and even rivals the Hockey Hall of Fame.


May 2, 2013
Finally an Upper Deck Set Dedicated Completely to Team Canada Hockey!
There will be five cards per pack, 24 packs per box and 12 boxes per case. The cards will all feature the same great photography as collectors have come to expect from the flagship Upper Deck brand, but the product will have richer content with two autographs in every box on average and four boxes per case will have a third autograph card!


May 2, 2013
Up For Bids: Signed Babe Ruth Baseball
Salvation Army Rochester Hills Thrift store owner Brian Smith said a man walked in and donated an autographed Babe Ruth baseball complete with a certificate of authenticity.

But is the signature authentic?


May 1, 2013
NFL Auction Celebrates 2013 NFL Draft With New Roster of Items and a New Look
NFL Auction Celebrates 2013 NFL Draft With New Roster of Items and a New Look

Special NFL Draft Auction features items to raise money for St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital including an Andrew Luck game-used 2013 Pro Bowl jersey.


May 1, 2013
Mickey Mantle Yankees contract may see $1m in charity auction
The 1960 contract Mickey Mantle signed with the Yankees will sell for Hurricane Sandy victims


May 1, 2013
The Five Most Expensive Sports Memorabilia items in the World.
When it comes to the most expensive sports memorabilia, baseball items are top dogs.


May 1, 2013
What’s So Crazy About a Mother Teresa Baseball Anyhow?
Of all the hundreds of thousands of counterfeits produced by the Operation Bullpen gang, none has ever invited so much comment or ridicule as the Mother Teresa baseball, arguably the most famous autograph forgery ever made.


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.


 

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