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Retired Georgia Doctor Suing Mastro, 2 Others Over Signed Baseballs

Bill Mastro

The two men who ran Mastro Auctions are facing a new lawsuit by a man who claims he bought fake autographed baseballs more than ten years ago.

Autograph Lineup Taking Shape for NSCC

Autographed 2131 photo Cal Ripken Jr.

More than three dozen autograph guests have been announced for this summer’s 35th National Sports Collectors Convention with more to come.

Ali-Liston Gloves, Joe Jackson Bat Bring Combined $1.79 Million at Auction

Boxing gloves Ali Liston

The gloves worn by Muhammad Ali during the 1964 win over Sonny Liston and Babe Ruth’s 1923 World Series watch topped bidding in New York.

Michael Sam Autographs Coming to Card Companies

2014 Press Pass Michael Sam auto redemption

Press Pass and Topps say they’ll have Michael Sam autographs available with their football card products.

In The Game Turns Autographed Cards into a Puzzle

David Ortiz Past Present Future auto In The Game

They’re not stickers but will collectors go for having a player sign a piece of cardboard pieced together to form a signed ‘card’?

Cards Recall Larry Bird, Michael Jordan and the 1988 All-Star Weekend

1999 Upper Deck Jordan Retirement

Recalling the year when a couple of NBA legends put on a show at the 1988 NBA All-Star weekend and the cards that recall Larry Bird and Michael Jordan.

Feds: Brothers Indicted in Scheme Involving Sale Of Counterfeit Baseball Cards


Two brothers have been indicted on charges of scamming eBay buyers out of more than $60,000 after advertising iconic vintage baseball cards and failing to deliver.

Why Upper Deck Turned Griffey Minor League Photo into its Signature Card


What the photo on the 1989 Upper Deck Ken Griffey Jr. card might have looked like if the company’s graphic artists hadn’t worked some big league magic.

Vintage, Modern Memorabilia and Cards Highlight 1st Auction for Canadian Company

Fred Cyclone Taylor 1910-11 Sweet Caporal

A new online sports memorabilia auctioneer is debuting in Canada with the launch of Gold Medal Auctions’ first event.

Paul George Lights Up Scoreboard, Basketball Card Packs

National Treasures George

An eye-popping dunk put the exclamation point on the ascendance of Paul George basketball cards to hobby elite status.

34 Years After Final Game, Maravich Cards Still Resonate

2001 Greats of the Game Feel the Game Classics Maravich

He’s been gone for more than 25 years and his last game was in 1980 but the popularity of Pete Maravich basketball cards hasn’t waned.

Giants Deny Lawsuit Claims That Eli Manning, Giants Duped Collectors

Eli Manning Ruby Autograph 2013 Strata

A lawsuit claims extensive jersey and equipment fraud perpetrated by the New York Giants.

FBI Agents Search Rogers Photo Archive

KATV image of FBI agents removing boxes from Rogers Photo Archive

A team of FBI agents ordered employees out and removed numerous boxes including baseball bats from Arkansas- based Rogers Photo Archive on Tuesday.

Super Bowl XLVIII Game Balls to Get PSA/DNA Security Mark


The Super Bowl XLVIII game balls will be tagged with a special ink applied by PSA/DNA to combat potential counterfeits.

PSA Ticket Facts Launches with Info, Photos of Super Bowl Ducats

Super Bowl I ticket

PSA’s new Ticket Facts will offer information and pricing for tickets and stubs from historic games in all major sports. The Super Bowl section is now live.

Upper Deck Again Sponsoring National Hockey Card Days Saturday


Upper Deck’s 2014 National Hockey Card Day means free packs for collectors with members of the double rookie class and randomly packed autographs.

Your 80s Cards May Not Be So ‘Worthless’ After All

1989 Topps Tiffany Ken Griffey Jr.

There’s a market for junk wax era cards that might not otherwise be worth selling, as long as you can spot perfection– and the grader agrees.

Thomas is First Hall of Famer Whose Cards Were Issued in the Changed Hobby World

Frank Thomas 1990 Leaf

Every kid wanted a Frank Thomas rookie card when the hobby exploded in the early 1990s. His Hall of Fame induction is sort of a landmark.

Jefferson Burdick’s Football Card Collection Going on Display

Bowman Gum Company
Sheet of 12 uncut football cards, from the Bowman Football series (R407-1) issued by Bowman Gum, 1948
Commercial color lithograph; Sheet: 10 in. × 6 1/4 in. (25.4 × 15.8 cm)

Opening January 23, Gridiron Greats: Vintage Football Cards in the Collection of Jefferson R. Burdick will feature some 150 football cards printed between 1894 and 1959.

Review: Topps 75, Panini Beach Boys Take Collectors Down Different Path

Topps 75

Panini and Topps both offered non-sports products late in 2013 and the results weren’t bad.