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Original 1939 Lou Gehrig Day Photo Headlines Yee Auction

Lou Gehrig Day photo Babe Ruth 1939

Hundreds of historic sports images are on the block this week on eBay including the famously touching photo of Babe Ruth hugging Lou Gehrig on July 4, 1939.

Jeter Final Game Items Auctioned; Burt Reynolds’ Collection; Olbermann on Berger

Burt Reynolds owned Mickey Mantle signed ball

Two items from the last moments of Derek Jeter’s career are auctioned online, Burt Reynolds had some nice sports stuff in his sale, the influence of Cy Berger and more.

Baseball Photos from Christy Walsh Estate Coming to Auction

World Series photo 1924

A group of original photos featuring Babe Ruth, Lou Gehrig, Ty Cobb, Walter Johnson and other early sports luminaries, open for bidding this week.

Baltimore News Ruth, T206 Wagner Up For Sale

Wagner-Ruth

Got a million bucks and some change? The hobby’s two most valuable baseball cards are on consignment.

The Whitest of Whales: 1968 Topps 3-D Baseball

1968 Topps 3-D box

Never released to the masses, the mysterious 1968 Topps 3-D baseball cards are among the hobby’s rarest issues.

Sy Berger, Long Time Topps’ Executive Dies at 91

Sy Berger

A collection of stories and video from the life and times of Topps co-founder Sy Berger, who passed away early Sunday at age 91.

5 Underrated T206 Cards

T206 Iron Man McGinnity

From the underappreciated Hall of Famer to the undervalued scarcity and the notorious dive taker, a handful of underrated T206 cards for your collection.

Basketball Hall Sues Grey Flannel, Terminates Contract

Basketball Hall of Fame Auction

Attorneys for the Basketball Hall of Fame say they haven’t been paid monies owed for the 2014 auction and partnership agreement.

Ramblings: Perfect 10 Baseball Set Possible With 1 Vintage Issue

1978 Topps vending box

All 726 cards graded ’10’? A daunting task but one set from the pre-1980 era proves it’s possible. Rich Klein has some reasons why.

Ten 1970s Basketball Cards for the Hoop History Lover

Topps Pete Maravich card 1972-73

A fan’s guide to 10 of the coolest 1970s basketball cards on the planet.

Vintage Set of the Week: 1948 Bowman Set a Realistic Target

Stan Musial rookie card

Think you can’t afford to try building a 1940s baseball card set? Think again. At just 48 cards, the 1948 Bowman baseball set is worth a shot.

Fresh T206 Collection Highlights Wheatland Auction

Ty Cobb T206 green portrait

A family-owned collection of more than 125 1909-1911 T206 baseball cards coming to market for the first time headlines a major sports card and memorabilia auction now underway.

Rare Image of Joe Jackson in Action Kicks off Auction

Joe Jackson in action

An intense “Shoeless” Joe Jackson heads for home in a new to the hobby photograph now up for auction.

Giancarlo Stanton Rookie Cards: Still a Value Play?

Mike Stanton 2010 Bowman Chrome Orange Refractor 2008

He’s coming off a scary injury and has a huge contract to live up to but Giancarlo Stanton rookie cards may look like a bargain in a few years.

1950s Football Cards: Ten You Should Own

1955 Bowman Pat Summerall

Don’t have a fortune to invest in big-time rookies? Love NFL history? Grab these 1950s football cards and you won’t be sorry.

Vintage Set of the Week: Topps Bulks Up in ’72

1972 Topps wrapper art

Bring plenty of space for writing down numbers on your list if you tackle the massive 1972 Topps set, which has plenty of fun stuff to chase if you don’t mind the groovy design,

Editor’s Blog: The Trouble With Relic Cards

memorabilia cards

As more relic cards are called into question, a mounting litany of trouble might mean it’s time to reevaluate their importance.

Lawsuit Adds More Intrigue to FBI Investigation

legal scales

An expensive purchase of baseball memorabilia included items made long after their purported dates of origin, leading to a lawsuit.

Panini: Over 200 Flawless Football Cards ‘Mistakenly Labeled’

2014 Flawless football

After looking deeper into issues raised by collectors, Panini America says a significant number of cards aren’t as advertised.

Updated: NJ Prosecutor Questioned Over Autograph Auction

Bergen auciton

How did some questionable autographs wind up being sold at a prosecutor’s auction? WPIX-TV’s report says it seems to involve a comedy of errors.