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Topps Plans Wrapper Redemption Set, Other Promos for FanFest

Mike Trout 2015 All-Star FanFest wrapper redemption Mike Trout

Topps has produced a special card set for the 2015 All-Star FanFest in Cincinnati. They’re also offering a trade in program and other promotions.

Martin Dihigo Memorabilia at Auction

Martin-Dihigo-Card-Collection

Memorabilia related to the career of long ago Cuban star Martin Dihigo, even including his own old baseball card collection, is up for grabs.

Former Mastro IT Director Gets Probation, Fine

US District Court Northern Illinois

Not being honest eight years ago with FBI investigators looking into a shill bidding scheme at Mastro Auctions has led to a federal sentence for Bill Boehm.

Connor McDavid Signs Autograph Deal With Upper Deck

Upper Deck Connor McDavid autograph card

The NHL’s top draft pick, just 18, will appear on product packaging for 2015-16 trading card products and sign autograph cards exclusively for Upper Deck.

Sentencing Set for Mastro Execs

DOJ

Doug Allen and Mark Theotikos are scheduled to learn their fate this fall.

Okafor, Towns Among 5 Signing Panini Exclusives

Panini Contenders Jahlil Okafor

The NBA’s card maker has reached deals with 50 players including exclusive autograph arrangements with Jahlil Okafor and Karl-Anthony Towns.

New Baseball History and Collecting Magazine Debuts with Cobb Insert

Baseball History and Art Magazine

Baseball History and Art includes stories on past legends, current collectors and other subjects. The first issue includes a Ty Cobb vintage-style card.

NSCC to Offer $2,500 Per Slot Vintage Card, Memorabilia Draft

National Sports Collectors Convention Main Stage

Over $40,000 worth of memorabilia and vintage cards will be offered to those willing to roll the dice in the ‘Vintage National Break’.

Steph Curry’s Rookie Cards Are As Hot As He Is

Immaculate-Curry-auto-patch

Winning the three-point contest with 13 straight makes is just another feather in the cap for Steph Curry, whose basketball cards are among the hottest in the hobby.

Topps Expanding in Florida?

Topps Company logo

Topps is looking for software engineers and other personnel for its digital team with positions based in Orlando.

Johnny Bench Consigns to All-Star Auction

Game used Johnny Bench bat 1970 3 home runs

Items from the career of Johnny Bench, the bat used by Ted Williams for his last All-Star Game hit and hundreds of other items will be up for bid in Cincinnati.

1909 Philadelphia Caramel Cards Found in Old Cookie Tin

E95 Philadelphia Caramel

A collection of 25 1909 Philadelphia Caramel baseball cards has been uncovered amid the contents of an historic home in New Jersey.

REA: Auction Shows Market Strength

Old Mill Joe Jackson 1910

Some statistics and results from its latest auction reveal a little more about which are the most popular types of items in the current market.

LeBron James Rookie Cards Still Offer Opportunity

LeBron Signature Shots

His rookie season went by in a blur but there were many 2003-04 LeBron James cards issued. We’ve got the rundown.

Business: Burbank Hits 2 Million Cards; Upper Deck Signs Shaq

Burbank Sports Cards storage facility

In less than two years, Burbank Sportscards has pushed two million items to its eBay store while Shaq signs an autograph deal with UDA.

2015 Topps Archives Baseball Releases

Topps 2015 Archives Baseball

Some more vintage designs are resurrected in 2015 Topps Archives Baseball, which includes a pair of autographs in each box.

Arrest Warrant for John Rogers; New Lawsuit Filed

Little Rock Arkansas

A bank seeking $15 million from former sports memorabilia and photo dealer John Rogers isn’t happy he’s pleading the fifth amendment.

Burdick Letters at Auction

Jefferson Burdick letter

Correspondence and papers related to the work of hobby pioneer Jefferson Burdick and pals Charles Bray and John D. Wagner are up for bid via Hunt Auctions.

Phenoms Have Card Shops Feeling Good

Bryce Harper auto relic 2015 Triple Threads

A Las Vegas TV station reports on strong sales of local boys making good in the big leagues while a Toronto newspaper is on Connor McDavid watch.

Rogers’ Lawyer Admits Criminal Investigation Underway

Pulaski County Arkansas Circuit Court

In a letter to the court, the attorney for John Rogers admits his client is the subject of a “criminal investigation” by the FBI.