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Topps Chrome Football Set for Release Next Week

Money Manziel 2014 Topps Chrome Football

2014 Topps Chrome Football won’t stray too far from the formula but the company’s 1963 design gets some love this year and there will be some patch action.

Say Hey: The Best Willie Mays Cards to Own

Willie Mays PSA 9 1954 Topps

From the earliest to the best-looking to the ones with historic synergy, a look at the best original Willie Mays cards.

Oscar Taveras Cards, Autographs Still Slated for 2014 Topps Heritage High Number Set

Topps Heritage High Numbers 2014

The baseball card update set will return in late October with 100 Topps Heritage high numbers and an autograph packed into each box.

1927 Yankees Photo and Unique Decal Bat Highlight Hunt’s Louisville Auction

Decal bat Louisville Slugger auction

The annual live auction at the Slugger Museum and Factory drew a crowd of phone and cyber bidders but also an audience that saw some history change hands.

Collector Suing over Mays Items in Halper Auction

Halper auction Mays jersey

Fifteen years have passed, but a Pennsylvania collector has gone to federal court over two Willie Mays items an authenticator now says are bogus.

Cheap Basketball Card Sets Past and Present

1996-97 Upper Deck Black Diamond Michael Jordan

Love hoops? Not hung up on autographs and relics? We’ve got some sets for the true collector and some reasons for collecting them.

Best Vintage Roger Maris Cards

Roger Maris 1962 Topps

He’s not in the Hall of Fame but the collecting world treats him that way. So what are the best Roger Maris cards? Those that capture his place in history?

15 Most Valuable Baseball Cards of the 50s

Mickey Mantle 1952 Topps no case

It’s probably the most popular decade for collectors. A list of the most valuable high grade baseball cards of the 50s includes a mix of data.

Best Football Rookie Cards of the 80s

1981 Topps Joe Montana

The best football cards of the 80s include many that are easy to find, but potentially pricey considering their status as ultra-popular high-grade rookie cards.

Testimony: 2009 Plane Crash Destroyed $2.4 Million Collection

Buffalo Plane Crash

Doug Wielinski lost his life in 2009 when a commercial plane crashed into the family’s Buffalo area home.

Panini Snares Jeter Autographs for Upcoming Releases

Signed Derek Jeter card

Using cards it produced during its days as Donruss, Panini landed a quantity of Derek Jeter autographs for use in upcoming baseball releases.

10 Great 1930s Baseball Cards For Budget-Minded Collectors

1934 Batter-Up Carl Hubbell

A look at some 1930s baseball cards featuring memorable names from a variety of different sets, most of which can be had for less than you might think.

30 Cool, Cheap Michael Jordan Cards

Michael Jordan 1992-93 Stadium Club Beam Team

Thirty years to the day after his NBA debut, a list of 30 cool Michael Jordan cards for collectors who want fun stuff on a budget.

Notebook: Arrests in Home Invasion, World Series Profits, Ruth Stub, Target Exclusive

World Series 1915 ticket stub

Police make arrests in that Ohio break-in. World Series memorabilia can be a great investment, Panini takes a basketball card product to retail only…and more.

69 Years After Signing, Jackie Robinson Cards Still Hobby Gold

Jackie Robinson rookie card

A look at recent big sales and the hottest Jackie Robinson cards as a special anniversary arrives.

Time to Wake Up to Royals’ Rookie Cards?

B-Fast

A team years in the making is now in the World Series. A look at some of the top Kansas City Royals and their rookie cards.

Ruth Rookie, Record Price for Rare McKinley Card Push REA Auction Over $4 Million

1916 Babe Ruth M101-5

Babe Ruth shared the stage with a rare 1932 U.S. Caramel card of a former U.S. president as Robert Edward Auctions wrapped up its 2014 Fall Auction.

1959 Bazooka Offers Ultimate ‘Bubble Gum Card’ Challenge

1959 Bazooka Mickey Mantle

Those 1959 Bazooka baseball cards weren’t easy to collect 55 years ago and they certainly aren’t now but they’re big, beautiful and worth it, short prints and all.

Poor Frauds: Artificially Aged Fakes Still Fooling Buyers

Fake 1921 W551 BABE RUTH CUT SIGNATURE STRIP CARD

How some sellers are making reprints look old and exploiting a gray area in eBay’s auction rules to make money.

Cards Stolen, Man Attacked in Ohio Home Invasion

Ohio home invasion attack

Police in Springfield, OH say they are looking for three men who barged into a man’s home, assaulted him and stole his baseball cards.