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Rich is the editor and founder of Sports Collectors Daily. A broadcaster and writer for more than 30 years and a collector for even longer than that, he's usually typing something somewhere. Type him back at [email protected].

Spicy Mix of Scarcity, Star Power Make Jambalaya Delicious to Collectors

1997-98 Michael Jordan Jambalaya

One of the biggest insert debut hits of the 1990′s, Jambalaya is still magic for collectors of basketball cards.

Heritage Minors to Return in September

Albert Almora Clubhouse Collection Relic auto

A look ahead to the prospect-throwback hybrid set as 2014 Topps Heritage Minors awaits a late season call up.

Pujols Market Begins to Sizzle After 500th Homer

Pujols Bowman Chrome Auto rookie card

He’s had some struggles in Anaheim but the list of hottest Albert Pujols baseball cards is alive again after a strong start to the season and 500 home runs.

1967 Topps Yaz Captures a Memorable Year

1967 Topps Carl Yastrzemski

Replacing Ted Williams was a tall task but within six years, Carl Yastrzemski was carving his own legacy and the Red Sox were having an (almost) dream season.

Pujols Hits 500th Homer; Fan Returns Ball

500th home run ball Albert Pujols

Lucky for him, Albert Pujols’ 500th home run ball was snared by an Angels fan in Washington.

Card Companies Talk About Balance of Tech, Traditional

Topps UD

Card companies talk about new initiatives aimed at bringing in a new audience while trying to bring the hobby more closely aligned with mobile and online.

Ruth Poster Discovered in Walls of MN Home Could Fetch Big $

Babe-Ruth-Poster-1926

A promotional poster for a 1926 Yankees exhibition game is discovered inside an old house in Minnesota. With Babe Ruth on the front, it could fetch big bucks.

Memory Lane Salutes the 1960’s and 70’s: High Grade Cards Set for Auction

PSA 10 Mike Schmidt rookie card

The best of the best come to the forefront this week as Memory Lane opens its 2014 Spring Catalog Auction with a heavy selection of minty gems from the post-War era, vintage unopened boxes, a high grade Mantle rookie and more.

Notebook: Washington Shop, Topps’ New Frontier, ’93 Refractor Set, Card for a Special Kid

Hizeys Sports Cards

The notebook’s story links include a profile on an Auburn, WA shop, a national story on Topps’ digital apps, and an autograph appearance for a special kid.

1939 Lou Gehrig Letter to Mayo Clinic Doctor Coming to Auction

Gehrigsig

A letter coming to auction from a dying Lou Gehrig reveals a jovial, upbeat, appreciative star inviting his doctor to the World Series.

Cubs to Sell Game-Used Memorabilia from 100th Birthday Game

Chicago Federal League uniforms

Federal League-style game-worn uniforms will be auctioned and the bases and balls from Wrigley Field’s 100th birthday game will be for sale.

It’s a Deal: Group of Rare, Valuable Vintage Cards Will Head to Market

Cy Young cabinet Sporting Life

Dozens of rare baseball cards will come on the market beginning next month after a Florida collector sells off his stash.

Fanatics Authentic Reaches Memorabilia Deal with Rangers

Rangers jersey

Fanatics Authentic has reached a deal to sell game-used and game-worn items from the Texas Rangers.

Photo of the Day: Branch Rickey, Cardinals Manager

1921 Branch Rickey photograph

An original Branch Rickey news photo from 1921, shows the innovative Hall of Famer during his on field managerial tenure.

Leaf Producing eBay Exlusive Johnny Manziel ‘Predictor’ Cards

Johnny Manziel Draft Predictor cards 2014

Leaf has produced 32 different Johnny Manziel football cards; one for each NFL team. Buy the right pack via eBay and you can trade it for an autographed copy.

Jackie Robinson Baseball Cards: A Guide to His Best

Jackie Robinson Bond Bread Rookie Card 1947

With the new movie “42″ released nationwide this weekend, it’s possible Jackie Robinson baseball cards could see increased interest. We sort through the rookie cards and other vintage issues of all shapes and sizes.

Johnny Pesky, Kid Nichols Items Top Fenway Auction

Pesky ring

Championship rings given to Johnny Pesky and a 19th century presentation bat awarded to Kid Nichols were among the items sold at auction over the weekend.

17-Year-Old Bob Feller’s Career Unfolds in Early Photo

1936 Bob Feller photograph

While most boys his age were worried about their next date, Bob Feller was striking out big league hitters.

Babe Ruth’s “First” Yankee Stadium Home Run Baseball Heading to Auction

Babe Ruth signed baseball

A baseball hit by Babe Ruth during Yankee Stadium construction and signed by Babe Ruth has been consigned for auction.

Pitcher Who Surrendered Hank’s 715th Had Other Dates With History

1962 Topps Al Downing rookie

Fate can be a little bit unkind to many players. Sometimes we remember a player more for one bad moment in their career rather than a nice career spread out over more than a decade. A typical player remembered that way is Bill Buckner who had the misfortune of not handling what appeared to be […]