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Hottest Mike Trout Cards on eBay

2011 Topps Update Mike Trout

An All-Star MVP at 22? That’s rare air. We’ve got a live look at the hottest Mike Trout cards on the open market right now.

Gehrig Mitt Brings $287,500; Minneapolis TV Covers Auction, Card Show

Lou Gehrig signed mitt

One of Lou Gehrig’s old gloves, given to a young boy in the 1930′s and Roy Campanella’s Hall of Fame ring paced the 2014 All-Star FanFest Auction Tuesday.

1954 Topps Baseball Set Offers Ted x 2; Aaron’s Debut

1954 Topps Baseball box

It’s the 60th anniversary of the 1954 Topps Baseball set, which brought Ted Williams back to the fold and introduced kids to prospects Henry, Al and Ernie.

1912 Plow’s Candy Set Baffles Even Advanced Collectors

Johnny Evers 1912 Plows Candy

Unknown until decades later, the 1912 Plow’s Candy set is a gem for the few collectors who have owned even one.

Babe Ruth Memorabilia Exhibit Coming to NSCC

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Fans and collectors will get a chance to see and even touch some rare and valuable Babe Ruth memorabilia at the upcoming NSCC event at Cleveland’s I-X Center.

Signed Lou Gehrig Mitt Headlines All-Star FanFest Auction

First basemans mitt Lou Gehrig

A young boy whose family was close with Lou Gehrig and his wife in the mid-1930′s wound up with a treasure–and a lifelong memory.

Lionel Messi Signed Card from Prizm Sold for $13,899

Lionel Messi signed 2014 Panini Prizm black 1/1

A Lionel Messi signed card from Panini brings big bucks and we’ve got a list of the ‘most watched’ 2014 Prizm World Cup soccer cards on eBay right now.

1974 Topps Deckle Edge Remains Unique

Nolan Ryan - 1974 Topps Deckle Edge PSA 9 Front

Forty years ago, the 1974 Topps Deckle Edge cards arrived as a regional test. Jammed with stars, the set is an attractive challenge despite its scarcity.

Acquired for Cash…and Chicken…1975 Payton Jersey Goes on Block

Walter Payton Bears jersey 1975

MEARS Online Auctions is offering a jersey from Walter Payton’s rookie year, once obtained for a small amount of cash and a bucket of chicken.

Topps Announces NSCC Giveaways, Events

Tanaka Abreu promo cards

Two National exclusive Allen & Ginter rookie cards and a chance to talk with company officials are on Topps’ docket at the 2014 National Convention.

Ruth Bat Found in Basement Could Fetch $300,000-$500,000

Babe Ruth bat 1916-1918

There’s still stuff hiding in America’s basements. Proof of that in Massachusetts, where an early Babe Ruth bat was discovered and is now at auction.

The Ten 1990’s Baseball Issues that Killed the Player Collector Completist

Bernie Williams Topps Tek

Collectors who’d been hunting one of every card of a favorite player took a because of the concepts introduced in some 1990′s sets.

Signed Copy of Jordan’s First Game-Used Jersey Card Brings $45,988

Michael Jordan autographed 1997-98 Upper Deck Game Jersey card

The first Michael Jordan game jersey card ever issued, this autographed copy has headed to the home of its new owner after selling in an eBay auction.

Rich’s Ramblings: Tony Gwynn a Friend to Collectors

Tony Gwynn rookie card

Rich Klein recalls when Tony Gwynn stepped in to help stop autograph forgers–and a baseball card commercial that showed us his sense of humor.

Ramblings: Really, 1982 Topps Traded Set? Steve Stroughter?

1982 Topps Traded Steve Stroughter

Rich wonders about the 1982 Topps Traded set which included an older, fringe prospect but not some future Hall of Famers. Can you create some ‘cards that never were’?

New Omaha Shop Has Sports Bar Feel

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No beer, but you might feel like you’ve walked into really nice Cheers when you enter a new Omaha sports card shop.

Panini Rewards Program Set to Debut

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The new Panini Rewards program will launch with the arrival of Score Football this week, with the goal of eliminating redemption cards in its products.

Hoard of Old Judge Cabinet Cards at NYC Public Library

Old Judge Cabinet Mahoney

Some 19th century cards revealed at the New York City Public Library Monday include some that haven’t been cataloged before.

Newly Discovered Joe Jackson ‘Outlaw’ Ball Photo

Joe Jackson baseball photo 1922

A fresh-to-the-hobby photo of Joe Jackson playing baseball under an assumed name in 1922 is being offered at auction.

2014 Topps Baseball Series 2 Baseball Preview

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A preview of 2014 Topps Baseball Series 2, due out this week– and a checklist.