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Trout Signs New Endorsement Deal with Topps

Mike Trout Topps autograph

His signature may not be a thing of beauty but it’s in demand and Topps now has Mike Trout’s name on an exclusive deal for its products and apps.

1/1 Ruth-Frazee Legendary Cuts Card Joins Other Rarities in Beckett Auction

Legendary Cuts Ruth-Frazee autographs

Beckett’s Baseball Legends Auction is underway with a variety of hard-to-find cards both new and old plus some that may not cost more than tonight’s dinner.

Goudey Lajoie, Other Rarities Up for Grabs at LOTG

Nap Lajoie 1933 Goudey

A 1933 Goudey Nap Lajoie, a set of T206 cards and hundreds of other items are up for bid in the Love of the Game Fall Auction.

Poor Frauds: Artificially Aged Fakes Still Fooling Buyers

Fake 1921 W551 BABE RUTH CUT SIGNATURE STRIP CARD

How some sellers are making reprints look old and exploiting a gray area in eBay’s auction rules to make money.

Steelers Sign Deal for Game-Worn Gear

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No more post-game jersey swapping for the Pittsburgh Steelers who have signed a game-worn memorabilia deal with Fanatics Authentic.

Fanatics Sports Spectacular Comes to Philadelphia

Greater Philadelphia Expo Center

More than four dozen former and current athletes including members of the 1980 Phillies championship team will headline a show later this month.

The Royals are Hot, but How About Their Memorabilia?

Lorenzo Cain auto

Here’s a phrase you may not have heard since the 1980s: Kansas City Royals memorabilia is popular again.

Iowa Paper Tackles Industry Changes

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The hobby has gone through some massive changes over the last 25 years. So what’s next?

10 Most Expensive Pieces of Babe Ruth Memorabilia

Game worn Babe Ruth cap

The Babe Ruth memorabilia market is booming and all it takes is a look at the ten biggest sales to see most of the action has come in the last few years.

MLB Authentication in High Gear During Playoffs

MLB Authenticator

An army of MLB authenticators is busy at work during the MLB playoffs.

eBay, Paypal to Split Into Separate Companies

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eBay will spin Paypal off and bring in a new chief in 2015.

Analysis: Topps’ Moves With Bryant Autographs Create Questions

Kris Bryant 2013 Bowman Chrome Draft pick autograph

Jeff Hwang’s says by releasing 2013 Bowman Chrome Draft Kris Bryant autographs after his 2014 Prospects auto, Topps has turned the market upside down.

Huggins and Scott Auction Opens Monday

Walter Johnson Rose postcard

From George Washington to Derek Jeter, Huggins and Scott covers a lot of ground in its fall auction.

UFC Star Dillashaw Named Topps Brand Ambassador

Topps UFC autograph TJ Dillashaw

UFC Bantamweight Champion T.J. Dillashaw has a new deal to represent his sport for The Topps Company.

Kershaw’s Spectacular Season Lifts Rookie, Autograph Cards

Kershaw Archival Autograph

A real-time list of the hottest Clayton Kershaw baseball cards after yet another spectacular season has the Koufax comparisons in overdrive.

Auction House Claims Victory After Battle With Kareem, Manager

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar

Julien’s Auctions was awarded over $583,000 in damages and court costs in a battle over Kareem Abdul-Jabbar memorabilia that it says was supposed to be sold.

Big Ten Treasure Hunter Debuts

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A new sports memorabilia show debuts with a long-time store owner hosting tours of some major collections of Big Ten-related memorabilia.

Rise of the Bowman Chrome Autograph

Bowman Chrome Puig Superfractor

The Bowman Chrome auto checklists have exploded over the past decade, becoming increasingly speculative.

New Website Offers Completed Catalog Auction Prices Online

PriceRealized

PriceRealized.com has sports card and memorabilia pricing data going back to the early 1990s but you can access more recent info for free.

Ex-Dave & Adam’s Employees Plead Guilty to $1.3 Million Theft

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Three men who worked at Dave & Adam’s Card World stores in Buffalo have pleaded guilty to stealing $1.3 million worth of trading card boxes.