The highest graded 1952 Topps Mickey Mantle to hit the auction block in several years is generating strong interest from bidders.
Modern Sports Card News
The second 1984-85 Star Michael Jordan card to be graded 9.5 by Beckett is on eBay, with bidding already more than double last year’s record price.
Items from the Hall of Famer’s personal collection netted nearly a half-million dollars in the Steiner Sports auction.
It’s been a while since they’ve been sold outside Wrigley Field but the 2016 World Series program also has a Cleveland version–and one for the national audience.
Sports Memorabilia News
Roger Maris pens his name to some of those Armour Bacon baseball cards during a 1959 grocery store appearance in Kansas City.
Around the Hobby
The show in suburban Oakland has been drawing collectors since 1985 with an emphasis on quality and congeniality.
An Arizona man helped set up a suspect now charged with stealing part of his sports collection while Bob Costas talks collecting memories and baseball with Topps.
What’s Hot in the Shop
The wrappers are flying in the shop as collectors shred a variety of new products. Mike’s got the top 5 hottest boxes.
A look at the different kinds of early “card photographs”, including how to judge their age by the type and style of cardboard backing.