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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.

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.

Ramblings: Willie, Choo Choo and Horace Among 1966 Topps ‘Stars’

Choo Choo Coleman 1966 Topps

Rich Klein tells the tale of some of those damnably difficult 1966 Topps high number cards.

Vintage Cards in MHCC Auction Set Several New Marks

Bill Mazeroski rookie card

A near six-figure sale got most of the attention but there were several other vintage cards establishing new price records in Mile High’s final 2014 auction.

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.

Vintage Set Break of the Month: 1963 Topps Baseball

Topps 1963 baseball cards

From Rose’s rookie to Musial’s farewell, the 1963 Topps set packs a lot of star power. You can own a spot in the break for $5.99.

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.

Hunting Harmon: 5 Cool Killebrew Cards

1955 Topps Harmon Killebrew

His career was long and productive but Killer’s cards are, for the most part, undervalued.

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,

More Vintage Unopened, Lefty Grove Items at Collect Auctions

Unopened 1978 Topps cello case football

1970s and 80s unopened sports card boxes and cases, autographed sets and partial sets and some items from Hall of Famer Lefty Grove are up for bid now.

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.

Vintage Set Break of the Month: 1941 Play Ball

Play Ball stars 1941

The second edition features a set loaded with Hall of Famers.

Most Popular Baseball Card Sets to Collect, 1950-1999

wrapper

Analyzing the post-War sets to which average collectors seem to gravitate. At least one may surprise you.

1964 Topps Football Set Marked Big Change

Lance Alworth autographed 1964 Topps

Fifty years ago, the NFL license switched hands but the 1964 Topps football set helped put the AFL on the map.

Baseball Cards of Golden Era Hall of Fame Nominees

Gil Hodges 1955 Topps

Some long retired players get another chance for Hall of Fame election next month. Rich Klein takes a look at some of their best cards.

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?

Collectors’ Choice: Most Popular Baseball Card Sets, 1900-1949

vintage baseball cards

Collect what you like, but here are some of what many consider the most popular baseball card sets made in the first half of the 20th century.