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Stories in the Stubs: What You Can Find in a Lowly Used Ticket

1964-WS-Ticket

A little research can sometimes turn what appears to be an ordinary regular season game ticket stub into a gem.

Vintage Buy of the Week: Fresh Tobacco Cards Uncovered in Maryland

Tris Speaker T206

A previously unknown collection of T206 and T205 tobacco cards will enter the hobby in a few weeks.

Neshek Gives Up #41, Gets Ruth Ball in Return

Autographed Babe Ruth baseball John Lackey Pat Neshek

Collector and Cardinals’ pitcher Pat Neshek got a nice gift from new teammate John Lackey.

Hwang: Scarcity, Grade Dictate Card Values; Not Age

Michael Jordan Game Jersey Card 1997-98

Modern fine art photography and valuable baseball cards have a lot in common says author Jeff Hwang.

Newly Discovered 1927 Yankees Team Signed Photo Heading to Auction

Autographed 1927 Yankees team photo

A remarkable signed and dated photo of one of baseball’s greatest teams is heading to auction this fall.

45 Years Later, ‘Imperfect’ 1969 Topps Set Holds Up Well

69TP_Mantle

Larry Pauley digs into the 1969 Topps baseball card set with its beginnings, endings and quirky variations.

Rare 19th Century Baseball Memorabilia Uncovered on Antiques Roadshow

Boston Redstockings 1870s baseball memorabilia

The archive is from the early 1870s and is comprised of baseball cards and a handwritten letter.

14-Year-Old Girl Loves Vintage Cards

marissa7

A love of sports has turned into a love of old baseball cards for a 14-year-old Ohio girl, who has already built an impressive collection.

Allen Pleads Guilty as Memorabilia Investigation Takes New Twist

Legendary Auctions President Doug Allen.

Federal agents put a wire on Legendary Auctions’ President Doug Allen after he agreed to cooperate –but then things got interesting according to his guilty plea.

Brewers Authentics Proves Dirty Can Be Delightful

Game used Jonathan Lucroy game worn jersey

Big league teams are expanding their sales of game-used and game-worn gear and like the team on the field, Brewers Authentics is enjoying a banner year.

The 1962 JELL-O Baseball Card Set: Wobbles, Gobbles and Bobbles

Clemente Jello

They look much like their Post Cereal counterparts, but the 1962 JELL-O baseball cards have a story all their own.

What’s Ahead for Topps’ Ownership?

Topps Company logo

Those who might have an interest in the Topps Company will be closely examining a very new part of the business before deciding to make an offer according to one report.

Vintage Buy of the Week: The National Yields Sets, Mantle, More

IX Center 2014 sports card show

While they set up to sell cards at the National Convention, it’s really a buying trip for Just Collect. Our Vintage Buy of the Week goes to Cleveland.

Over 3,500 T206 Cards Including Wagner Coming to Auction

PSA 1 T206 Honus Wagner PSA 1

A previously ungraded T206 Honus Wagner card headlines a massive hoard of over 3,500 T206 cards from a one-owner collection set to be auctioned this fall.

Dedicated Collector Travels Nearly 10,000 Miles to NSCC

Brian Dwyer REA Auctions Vince Bellier

Vince Bellier’s annual winter vacation means a stop at the National Sports Collectors Convention. Wait… ‘winter’ vacation?

Green Jacket Auctions Signs Reality TV Deal

DIRECTV Golf Treasures

A newly-launched golf network on DIRECTV will feature a 30-minute reality series called Golf Treasures.

Performance in The Pit: Trading Sports Cards Like Stocks

Jordan rookie The Pit

ThePit.com caters to collectors and investors who want to trade past and present rookie cards just like the companies in a stock portfolio.

Ramblings: Are Sets the Next Group Break Idea?

Mickey Mantle 1952 Topps PSA 8

Case breaks and box breaks are fine but Rich Klein says the same concept applied to complete sets might be popular.

Vintage Pack Rip at the National: 1958 Topps Football

Topps Football Cello Pack 1958

If you liked 1968 Topps baseball, you’ll love the 1958 Topps football cello pack break at the NSCC. Watch the boys from Just Collect–and a gathering of fans–dig in.

Vintage Set of the Week: 1954 Bowman Baseball

Mantle

Topps had more rookies but the 1954 Bowman Baseball set had Mickey Mantle and a controversial short print as the card wars of the 1950′s raged on.