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Lawsuit Adds More Intrigue to FBI Investigation

legal scales

An expensive purchase of baseball memorabilia included items made long after their purported dates of origin, leading to a lawsuit.

Panini: Over 200 Flawless Football Cards ‘Mistakenly Labeled’

2014 Flawless football

After looking deeper into issues raised by collectors, Panini America says a significant number of cards aren’t as advertised.

Cheap Basketball Card Boxes: Determining the Best Buy

2014-15 Prizm basketball

The basics of basketball card budgeting to get the best bang for your buck.

1927 Yankees Photo and Unique Decal Bat Highlight Hunt’s Louisville Auction

Decal bat Louisville Slugger auction

The annual live auction at the Slugger Museum and Factory drew a crowd of phone and cyber bidders but also an audience that saw some history change hands.

Collector Suing over Mays Items in Halper Auction

Halper auction Mays jersey

Fifteen years have passed, but a Pennsylvania collector has gone to federal court over two Willie Mays items an authenticator now says are bogus.

Bobby Hull WHA Jersey Sells for $122,057

Winnipeg Jets WHA jersey Bobby Hull

Consigned by his son Brett, the inaugural season Winnipeg jets gamer sold for more than a Bobby Orr jersey offered in the same auction.

Ruth Contract, Mike Schmidt Collection Paces Auction

Signed Babe Ruth 1934 Yankees contract

Babe Ruth’s signed 1934 Yankees contract sold for more than $278,000 at Goldin Auctions, which also offered several pieces from the career of Mike Schmidt.

Gurley Admits to $3,000 in Autograph Money Over 2 Year Period

Autographed Todd Gurley jersey JSA

Georgia running back Todd Gurley has been suspended four games after the NCAA says he admitted to taking $3,000 from dealers to sign autograph they could sell.

Ruth Rookie, Record Price for Rare McKinley Card Push REA Auction Over $4 Million

1916 Babe Ruth M101-5

Babe Ruth shared the stage with a rare 1932 U.S. Caramel card of a former U.S. president as Robert Edward Auctions wrapped up its 2014 Fall Auction.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Rise of the Bowman Chrome Autograph

Bowman Chrome Puig Superfractor

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

Panini Immaculate Basketball Returns; Flippers Head Online

Trey Burke auto 2013-14 Panini Immaculate Basketball

A popular inaugural last year has collectors anxious to get a look at 2013-14 Panini Immaculate Basketball. We’ve got a look at some hot cards that have already been extracted from those pricey boxes.