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New Jersey Man Arrested for Dealing Fake Cards…Again

Andrew Mei

Prosecutors say Andrew Mei picked up where he left off last year, buying real cards, replicating them and selling the fakes to eBay buyers.

Feeding Frenzy at Ohio State Equipment Sale

Ohio State game jerseys

Aggressive buyers “bear-hugged” racks of $100 Ohio State game jerseys as the school held an equipment sale Saturday.

Topps Announces Plans for Bryant Rookie Cards

Kris Bryant rookie card 2015 Topps

Now that he’s made his debut, the official Kris Bryant rookie cards will trickle out in a couple of months, but he’ll be in sets before then as well.

Top 10 Hockey Rookie Cards of the 1950s

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Looking for sets jam-packed with Hall of Famers like Gordie Howe and Bobby Hull? Look no further than this list of the top 10 hockey rookie cards of the 1950s.

2015 Bowman Chrome Baseball Preview

Kris Byant 2015 Bowman Chrome Prime Positions

Set for release later this year, 2015 Bowman Chrome will include Superfractors That Never Were, the return of Hot Packs and a couple of new inserts sets.

Kris Bryant Cards on Fire as He Joins Cubs

Kris Bryant auto 2014 Bowman Platinum

Kris Bryant may be doomed to start the 2015 season in the minor leagues, but collectors and speculators are still clamoring for his cards.

1887 Four Base Hits Clarkson Found in Pages of Old Bible Sells for $95,600

John Clarkson 4 Base Hits

It’s one-of-a-kind and so is the story behind a rare 19th century baseball card discovered last year.

5 Underrated Baseball Rookie Cards of the 1930s

dizzy dean

Who needs Joe DiMaggio and Ted Williams when you can have Jocko Conlan on a matchbook cover?

Hall of Fame Memory Left Indelible Mark

HOF-autographs

A family trip to Cooperstown? Sounds like heaven… and it was for a 10-year-old back in 1970, who got some very special autograph collecting help.

Nolan Ryan Rookie Card Prices Continue Upward Trend

Nolan Ryan 1968 Topps rookie

You could have done worse things with your money than buy card #177 in the 1968 Topps set and recent prices indicate the sharp upward trend is continuing.

Vintage Set of the Week: There’s Always Room for 1952 Topps Baseball

1952 Topps pack

The 1952 Topps set transformed the industry and set the stage for the modern hobby. A look back–and the current ‘most watched’ list.

Baseball Cards of Players Who Overcame Obstacles, Afflictions to Shine

1940 Play Ball Tom Sunkel

Getting your own baseball card is hard enough but some players overcome a variety of physical and mental issues to earn a spot of the big league stage.

Harry Kalas’ World Series Ring, Vintage Phillies Items at Auction

Burgundy Phillies uniform 1979

Citizens Bank Park will host a Hunt Auctions event next month with Harry Kalas’ 2008 World Series ring and hundreds of other lots of Phillies memorabilia on the block.

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.

New Discoveries Rewrite Old Pinback Button Checklists

REA-pins

A new consignment of vintage pinback baseball buttons featuring Hall of Fame players has created new additions to checklists.

Topps, Panini Reveal Product Additions, Adjustments

MLB MLBPA licensees logos

Topps is eliminating some products and changing release dates of others while Panini is promising more options for collectors in its Rewards program.

New Record Price for BGS 9.5 1984-85 Star Company Jordan Rookie

1984-85 Star Company Jordan Rookie

The only BGS 9.5 1984-85 Star Company Michael Jordan rookie card changed hands recently and netted the original buyer a tidy profit.

5 Great 1911 T3 Turkey Red Cards on a Budget

1911 Turkey Red Gabby Street

Rare and pricey but irresistibly gorgeous, the 1911 T3 Turkey Red checklist does include a few cool cards that can be had for less than you might think.

Vintage Set of the Week: 1966 Topps Baseball an Underrated Classic

66wax

A clean design and relatively plentiful supply make the 1966 Topps baseball set an attractive target …but watch out for those high numbers.

70 Autograph Guests, 350 Booths at Chicago Show

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The Fanatics show will have more than two dozen past greats from Notre Dame football on Friday with Peyton Manning and more than 40 others over the weekend.