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1887 Four Base Hits Clarkson Found in Pages of Old Bible

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 and heading to auction.

New Discoveries Rewrite Old Pinback Button Checklists

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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

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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

Michael Jordan Star Company Rookie Card 9.5

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

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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.

2015 Topps Heritage Includes Scratch ‘n Sniff Cards

Harmon Killebrew Heritage quarter

Topps isn’t putting gum back in its card packs, but at least the smell is back on some of them. A new twist was revealed on the eve of release.

A Catalog of 1980s Baseball Card Boxed Sets

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Superstars, rookies, and lots of choices marked the explosion in retail boxed sets in the 1980s. Here is a brief rundown of the madness that ensued.

High-Grade National Chicle Football Set Headlines Catalog

National Chicle Football set

Over 500 high-grade and rare sports cards dating back more than a century will be up for sale in the I Own It Now event, launching Monday.

Ramblings: Finding a Show Guest

Lindy McDaniel

Finding an autograph guest for your card show sometimes just means a little legwork and a little knowledge of players who might have an interesting story.

5 Undervalued Vintage Football Sets

1954 Bowman Wrapper Small

Great players, reasonable prices and comparatively limited numbers make these five sets worth a look.

Photos Through the Telephone: A History and Guide to Wirephotos

1966 UPI wirephoto of Muhammad Ali

David Cycleback offers a primer on wirephotos, which have a fascinating history but are often misidentified.

Old Mill Jackson, T206 Cobb With Cobb Back in REA Preview

Old Mill Joe Jackson 1910

Some of the hobby’s rarest and most valuable baseball cards will be on the block this spring.

Michael Jordan Autographs Cheaper as Legend Turns 52

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MJ turned 52 Tuesday and the world took notice. Landing one of his autographed cards is much less expensive than it used to be.

Tigers Collector Keeps Summer Memories Close at Hand

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Kent Ailsworth has an extensive collection of baseball memorabilia, with a special focus on the Detroit Tigers.

Donor of 58-Cent Lombardi Thrift Store Sweater Located

West Point jacket Vince Lombardi

The West Point sweater with Vince Lombardi’s name in the tag found at a thrift shop came from the family of a man who served as one of his fellow coaches.

Clemente Jersey, Rare Ruth Card Among Hunt Auction Highlights

Game-worn Roberto Clemente jersey

A Roberto Clemente jersey that serendipitously wound up on the back of young Pirates prospect Kent Tekulve in 1971 is among more than 1800 lots up for bid.

Cup of Coffee Club: Baseball Cards of Big League Short Timers

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Their ranks are many and their stories are, too. Graham Womack looks back at five baseball cards of players who flew quickly across the radar.

1930s Black Hawks Jersey on Roadshow

1937-38 Chicago Black Hawks jersey

A jersey worn by a member of one of the NHL’s all-time Cinderella stories got some national TV time on PBS’ Antiques Roadshow.