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Mike Schmidt Collection, Part 2, Set for Auction

Mike Schmidt 1979 Gold Glove Award

Another of Mike Schmidt’s Gold Gloves and even his Little League Baseball cap are coming to auction this summer in Chicago.

Former Mastro IT Director Gets Probation, Fine

US District Court Northern Illinois

Not being honest eight years ago with FBI investigators looking into a shill bidding scheme at Mastro Auctions has led to a federal sentence for Bill Boehm.

Angels Pitcher a Big-Time Autograph Hound

Hector Santiago collection

Hector Santiago isn’t shy about tracking down autographs from past and present players as his own career ticks upward.

Sentencing Set for Mastro Execs

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Doug Allen and Mark Theotikos are scheduled to learn their fate this fall.

Vintage Set of the Week: 1974 Topps Baseball

1974 Topps packs

1974 Topps baseball cards could see the future, from all-in-one issues to traded sets to the Washington Nationals. Come read about the beginning of an era.

New Baseball History and Collecting Magazine Debuts with Cobb Insert

Baseball History and Art Magazine

Baseball History and Art includes stories on past legends, current collectors and other subjects. The first issue includes a Ty Cobb vintage-style card.

Blindness Can’t Stop This Kid’s Love for Cards, Sports, Music

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Would you still collect cards if you couldn’t see them? You might have a different opinion after you read 15-year-old Jake Cohen’s story.

PSA to Give Away Mint Jordan Rookie Card at NSCC

Michael Jordan PSA 9 rookie card

A PSA 9 Michael Jordan joins signed items from Chicago icons Walter Payton and Ernie Banks in a giveaway that’s part of PSA’s National promotion plan.

Larry Bird Collection at Auction Includes Hundreds of Items

Larry Bird signed shoes

A Colorado man’s collection of Larry Bird items is up for sale. Hundreds of pieces are being offered in three lots.

Hulk Hogan Rookie Card Just Part of 1982 Wrestling All Stars Series A

Hulk Hogan rookie card 1982

They weren’t fancy but today, collectors are appreciating the Hulk Hogan rookie card and others inside the 1982 Wrestling All-Stars Series A set.

Ramblings: Autograph Price Points

Larry Walker autographed card 2012 Panini

Understanding the cost of an autograph is important whether you’re a collector, show promoter or card company brand manager.

1982 Wrestling All-Stars Series B Set a Blast from Colorful Past

1982 Wrestling All-Stars Baron von Raschke

The Baron. The Sheik. The Model. The Body. Some colorful names from the past are in the 1982 Wrestling All-Stars Series B set.

Editor’s Blog: How to Buy Old Baseball Cards Cheap

1950s baseball cards

A few tips for adding some great cards to your collection while keeping an eye on your bank account.

Notebook: PSA Cert App; Chub Feeney’s Rings; Young Collector; Steiner Autos

World Series ring 1976 Cincinnati Reds

PSA launches a mobile app for checking certs, championship rings at auction, a teenage fan of pre-War cards and more In Their Own Words autographs.

Johnny Bench Consigns to All-Star Auction

Game used Johnny Bench bat 1970 3 home runs

Items from the career of Johnny Bench, the bat used by Ted Williams for his last All-Star Game hit and hundreds of other items will be up for bid in Cincinnati.

Topps 2015 Series 2 Baseball Preview, Checklist

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A look ahead to the second of the annual flagship trilogy: Topps 2015 Series 2 with preview images, a checklist and links to boxes for sale.

1909 Philadelphia Caramel Cards Found in Old Cookie Tin

E95 Philadelphia Caramel

A collection of 25 1909 Philadelphia Caramel baseball cards has been uncovered amid the contents of an historic home in New Jersey.

Andre Dawson Collection Up for Grabs This Summer

1987 NL MVP award plaque Andre Dawson

Eighteen items from the Hall of Fame slugger including his 1987 N.L. MVP Award, 1982 Gold Glove and historic home run baseballs will be offered by Goldin Auctions.

NBA Finals MVPs of the 1990s and Their Rookie Cards

BGS 10 Michael Jordan

The NBA Finals MVPs of the 1990s is a short list that marked the end of one era and the beginning of another. Their rookie cards offer options.

Business: Burbank Hits 2 Million Cards; Upper Deck Signs Shaq

Burbank Sports Cards storage facility

In less than two years, Burbank Sportscards has pushed two million items to its eBay store while Shaq signs an autograph deal with UDA.