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Notes: Sports Detectives, Baseball Artist, Crazy Collection, LAPD Sets

Kirk Gibson 1988 World Series jersey

A new TV series hunts sports artifacts, artist Graig Kreindler makes national news, an Indy man’s huge collection, Conlon for the Hall… and police sets are back in LA.

Editor’s Blog Notes: PSA 10 Rookies at Auction

Walter Payton rookie PSA 10

A new crop of PSA 10 football cards, a Phillies fan outmuscles an older lady for a ball, players talk autographs, Floridians recall The Babe…and more.

Notes: Memorabilia Collected from Empty O’s Game; Brazen Burglary

James G. Howes Photo via Wikimedia Commons

The stands were quiet but nothing kept an MLB authenticator from his work at Camden Yards Wednesday. Plus ‘tunnel rats’ steal cards from a bank… and more.

Editor’s Blog: William Gardiner’s Amazing Goudey Sheets at Auction

Goudey 1933 uncut sheet

A 1930s youngster acquired a treasure trove of uncut Goudey Gum trading card sheets. Three, including one with three Ruths and a Gehrig, are at auction.

Editor’s Blog: Rare Find, NSCC Autographs, SI King, MJ Shoes, Wrigley Fan Barrier

Just So Tobacco Poster

A rare 19th century baseball card advertising poster unveiled in Ohio, plus show signing updates, a story on the king of signed SIs and more… in the Editor’s Notebook.

Editor’s Blog: Post’s “Rise and Fall of Baseball Cards”

cards

A Washington Post video may have you feeling embarrassed for even thinking about collecting baseball cards today.

Blog Notes: Donruss Co-Founder Dies, Montana RC Record, Game-Worn News

Joe Maddon jersey

The “Russ” in Donruss is gone; a big price for a Montana rookie, the Cubs push game-used gear for charity, a Padres garage sale and a $112,000 bullpen car.

Autographed Card Request Returned…20 Years Later

TTM autograph Shaun Van Allen

An Iowa collector gets a big surprise: a hockey card he’d sent away for an autograph in 1995 is finally returned.

Editor’s Blog: Collector Research Yields Insight into 1916 Gimbels Baseball Cards

Gimbels 1916 baseball card ad

A collector’s discovery inside a 99-year-old newspaper has shed some light on the distribution of the M101-4 Gimbels baseball cards.

Notes: Rare Joe Jackson, 2-Year-Old Knows Her Baseball Cards

1921 Joe Jackson Holsum Bread

An extremely scarce Joe Jackson card, a big price for a Trout rookie and a two-year-old Arizona girl rattles off the names on her baseball cards.

Editor’s Blog: Take Me Back to 1980

Topps box 1980 wax

The anniversary of a memorable sporting event recalls what life was like for a collector 35 years ago.

Notes: RG 3’s Cast Buyer ‘Pumped’, Rare Display Box, Feller Museum News

RG 3 cast

The cast from RG 3’s dislocated ankle is bought by a super fan/podiatry student, the Bob Feller Museum survives (sort of), a rare display box is uncovered and more.

Have a Great Old Uniform? Know How to Care for It

Red Wings Gordie Howe game jersey

From insects to fading and improper cleaning and storage, uniforms are susceptible to several problems. A textile conservator offers some preservation tips.

Notes: Topps Baseball Sales, Ruth Card Hits $80K, CU Revenue, Butler Autograph Deal

Babe Ruth M101-5 rookie

Around the hobby horn with the sale of a 1916 Babe Ruth rookie, a Chicago shop’s report on 2015 Topps sales, an autograph deal for Malcolm Butler and more.

Notes: Jordan Green Gem, Who’s ‘Sindey’ Crosby?; Artist’s New Work

Sidney Sindey Crosby misprint program

A rare Michael Jordan insert could land one collector a big payday. A misprinted NHL program draws collector interest…and more…in the Notebook.

Fun With Super Bowl Winning Quarterbacks

SuperBowl highlights set Panini 2014

A list of Super Bowl winning quarterbacks–and some trivia, too.

List of Super Bowl Winners

Packers vs Chiefs Super Bowl I

From the first until the most recent, here’s a complete list of Super Bowl winners and information those who’ve had the most success in the NFL title game.

Notes: Card Show Marks 39 Years; Super Bowl Balls & PSA, Topps News

2015 Topps Macklemore card

A New England card show rolls on, PSA-DNA tags the Super Bowl footballs (and more), Topps gets pub from music websites and adds a new board member.

Editor’s Blog: Card Show, Autographs at NHL Fan Fair; 2015 Topps Checklist

Topps 2015 Baseball Sheet

There’s a card show inside the 2015 NHL Fan Fair in Ohio this weekend. Panini plans its Super Bowl set and we’ve got the ’15 Topps baseball checklist.

Notes: Biggio, the HOF and TriStar, Bank vs Rogers, Topps Movie?

Craig Biggio signed baseball

TriStar discusses its deal with Craig Biggio, another bank has a beef with John Rogers, would Topps’ birth make a good movie and a ’60s kid recalls one sweet day.