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Ruth Centennial Auction Generated $5.3 Million

Babe Ruth Promissory Note

Collectors purchase 1,300+ lots including more than 200 Babe Ruth items in the two-part event.

Report: Auction House Rep Expected to Plead Guilty

legal scales

A New York Daily News report says Mark Theotikos will plead guilty to wire and mail fraud charges.

The Four Basic Types of Ungraded Strategies

Modern Baseball Card Investor

The first of three excerpts from the new book ‘The Modern Baseball Card Investor’ by Jeff Hwang discusses the pros and cons of dealing in ungraded cards.

Hottest Mike Trout Cards on eBay

2011 Topps Update Mike Trout

An All-Star MVP at 22? That’s rare air. We’ve got a live look at the hottest Mike Trout cards on the open market right now.

Karvin Cheung Joining GTS Distribution

GTS Distribution

After nearly three years at Panini America, Karvin Cheung is joining GTS Distribution.

Babe Ruth’s Red Sox Contract Brings $1.02 Million

Ruth ontract

Babe Ruth’s own 1918 Red Sox player contract, which paid him $5,000 for the season, sold in a special Ruth-centric auction Saturday for $1.02 million.

Babe’s Debut: 100 Years Ago Today

RuthSoxphoto

He made his big league debut 100 years ago today and while memorabilia from Babe Ruth’s debut year can be expensive, there are lower priced options.

Ruth, All-Star Auctioneers Get TV Time Ahead of Big Events

1914 Baltimore News Babe Ruth

Ken Goldin and David Hunt show off some of the big ticket items up for grabs right now.

Panini, Leaf Show National Giveaways

Adrian Peterson 2014 National Convention Panini

Panini and Leaf are showing off cards they’ll offer VIPs and pack rippers as part of this year’s National Sports Collectors Convention in Cleveland.

Topps to Produce NFL Rookie Premiere Product

2014 Topps NFL Rookie Premiere Sammy Watkins auto relic

Don’t look for 2014 Topps NFL Rookie Premiere to be all about THIS year’s rookies.

Puig Signs Topps Autograph Exclusive

Yasiel Puig Bowman Chrome Superfractor

The Topps Company has exclusive rights to Yasiel Puig autographs after signing the young Cuban star to a contract–but it’s not a long-term deal yet.

Collectors Universe Stock Perks Up With Russell 2000 Nod

Collectors Universe

The parent company of PSA and PSA-DNA will be added to the Russell index, a popular benchmark for tracking small cap stocks.

Panini Signs NBA Newcomers to Card Deals

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On the eve of the NBA draft, Panini America has signed several of the projected top picks to contracts for cards and autographs.

Movie Rights to Operation Bullpen Purchased

Book Operation Bullpen

The sports memorabilia industry’s most notorious scheme could become a feature film.

Topps Announces NSCC Giveaways, Events

Tanaka Abreu promo cards

Two National exclusive Allen & Ginter rookie cards and a chance to talk with company officials are on Topps’ docket at the 2014 National Convention.

The Ten 1990’s Baseball Issues that Killed the Player Collector Completist

Bernie Williams Topps Tek

Collectors who’d been hunting one of every card of a favorite player took a because of the concepts introduced in some 1990′s sets.

1914 Cracker Jack Mathewson Highlights Memory Lane’s Latest Sale

Christy Mathewson 1914 Cracker Jack SGC 60

Over 1,300 lots of vintage sports cards and memorabilia are up for grabs as Memory Lane opens its I Own It Now sale.

San Diego Shops Busy With Tony Gwynn Fans

Gwynn

Gone far too soon, Tony Gwynn was a hometown boy made good and in San Diego, fans have come to local shops looking to bring home a memory.

Signed Copy of Jordan’s First Game-Used Jersey Card Brings $45,988

Michael Jordan autographed 1997-98 Upper Deck Game Jersey card

The first Michael Jordan game jersey card ever issued, this autographed copy has headed to the home of its new owner after selling in an eBay auction.

New Omaha Shop Has Sports Bar Feel

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No beer, but you might feel like you’ve walked into really nice Cheers when you enter a new Omaha sports card shop.