Eddie Cicotte was known for his control so Morris Rath had to wonder what was up when he was hit by the White Sox star pitcher while leading off the 1919 World Series.
Americans take to the internet on Cyber Monday and sports memorabilia retailers are getting in on the action. See what deals are happening.
Rare even by the standards of the high numbers, the 1952 Topps Eddie Mathews rookie is among the most sought after post-War vintage cards.
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Topps will honor a couple of long-time favorites with insert sets when it delivers 2016 Topps Series 2 Baseball, set for release next summer.
Upper Deck is again asking collectors to select some of the photos in an upcoming set.
Babe Ruth was about to become the big leagues’ greatest home run hitter but he wasn’t swinging for the fences in a newly uncovered photo from the spring of 1921.
Both originating from player estates, two final season uniforms from Yankee legends Joe DiMaggio and Thurman Munson are among the top items at SCP Auctions.
He was a Marlin for only a few days in 1998 but there are dozens of cards picturing Mike Piazza in teal. A man who’s tracked most of them down has loaned some for display in Cooperstown.
A photo from the earliest days of Bart Starr’s NFL career emerges as the Packers prepare to welcome him back, perhaps for the final time.
1926 marked the first of 13 amazing seasons for Lou Gehrig, snapped in a serious pose by noted photographer Charles Conlon. The rare image is currently at auction.
Ty Cobb’s promised 1925 power eruption comes to life with a signed baseball he put into the right field seats to set a record. It joins Jeffrey Maier’s infamous glove and more.
A PSA 6 1952 Topps Mickey Mantle soars past $133,000 at auction while the fifth best master set, including an ‘8’, is being broken up and sold.
Dozens of vintage unopened boxes and packs and hundreds of autographed items are on the block in Collect Auctions’ new catalog.
An original and rare Charles Conlon close-up of Hall of Famer Christy Mathewson dates to a pennant-winning season in New York.
The executive director of the hobby’s largest show passed away Friday of brain cancer according to family and friends.
Interest is picking up for Cam Newton rookie cards from the 2011 season as the Carolina Panthers’ quarterback continues to grow as a player.
It was a bumper crop of youngsters and the 2015 Topps All-Rookie Team includes some players who made a big impact.
Over 350 lots are in the auction including an example of the high-flying 1952 Mantle and several Goudey Babe Ruth cards.
The top two picks will get their first autographed cards inside 2015 Bowman Draft, due out in December.