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Harry Kalas’ World Series Ring, Vintage Phillies Items at Auction

Burgundy Phillies uniform 1979

Citizens Bank Park will host a Hunt Auctions event next month with Harry Kalas’ 2008 World Series ring and hundreds of other lots of Phillies memorabilia on the block.

Andy Warhol, Vintage Baseball Cards Part of New Exhibit

Andy Worhol Pete Rose

Some famous baseball-related works by Andy Warhol join a collection of vintage baseball cards in a free upcoming exhibit in Cincinnati.

Early 1950s Mantle Bat, Jersey Coming to Auction

Mickey Mantle jersey 1952

A bat dating to the dawn of Mickey Mantle’s big league career and a jersey worn during the 1952 season are both expected to reach well into six figures.

Notes: Prospect Signing Boatload of Autographs

Nate Orchard

An NFL Draft prospect talks about the massive amount of autographs he’s signing for card companies; Topps delays 5-Star, MJ’s shoes, Hull’s mullet–and more.

Exhibit Focused on Presidents and Baseball

Baseball Exhibit Bush Library

From past presidents to Hall of Famers, a new baseball exhibit at the George W. Bush Museum and Library includes artifacts, photos and historic documents.

New Discoveries Rewrite Old Pinback Button Checklists

REA-pins

A new consignment of vintage pinback baseball buttons featuring Hall of Fame players has created new additions to checklists.

Jimmie Foxx 1934 Japan Uniform, 1933 MVP Plaque to Auction

Jimmie Foxx MVP plaque 1933

Two valuable and historic pieces once gifted by Jimmie Foxx to a hometown drug store owner are about to be sold at auction.

Notes: Summit to Hawaii, Bryant to Panini, Library Has Issues With Allen

Hawaii

The Industry Summit is returning to its Hawaiian roots, Panini inks Dez Bryant and the Detroit Public Library says an embattled auction house exec sold one of Ernie Harwell’s old photos without asking.

Notes: Topps Translucent, Summit Opens, UD Dates, TV Story

Topps Translucent Football 2014

Topps teases another online exclusive called Translucent Football, shop owners flock to Vegas for the annual conference and a Canadian news outlet with a story on the hobby.

Photo of the Day: Newly Retired Babe Signs for Caddies

Babe Ruth signing autographs 1935

Two months after he showed one last glimpse of his unprecedented power, Babe Ruth was out of baseball, but not out of the limelight.

Notebook: LeBron’s All-Star Jersey Sells for $35,620; White Plains Show, Rare Signed Ball

New York Card Show

Big bucks for several jerseys worn in the NBA All-Star Game plus Info on a big weekend card show, the story of a great yard sale find and more.

Autographed Jordan Rookie Year Shoes Could Fetch $50,000

1984 Michael Jordan shoes

Consigned by a one-time Lakers ball boy with plenty of chutzpah, a pair of signed Michael Jordan rookie year shoes, are set for auction.

Original 1939 American Card Catalog, Bulletin Issues Up for Bid

US Card Collectors Catalog Jeff Burdick

A rare original copy of the hobby’s magna carta and more than 30 early card collecting publications bound inside one volume are on the auction block.

Photo of the Day: The 3,000th Hit That Wasn’t

Clemente photo

An official scorer’s decision saved a Hall of Fame pitcher from giving up Roberto Clemente’s 3,000th it.

Photo of the Day: Big Train Batting

1934 Walter Johnson photo batting

What’s a 400-game winner doing with a fungo bat? The answer is inside.

Historic Photo at Auction Shows 3-Point Line in 1945 College Game

Basketball 3-point line 1945

A new-to-market news photo shows the one-day experiment in which the first three-point line was tested in a 1945 college basketball game.

Cooperstown Calling but Adrian Beltre Cards Still Get Little Respect

Adrian Beltre 1997 Bowman

A look at Adrian Beltre rookie cards, still undervalued as he closes in on a Hall of Fame worthy career.

NFL Great Rod Woodson Selling His Collection

2002 Rod Woodson game-worn Raiders jersey

Oakland Raiders’ assistant Rod Woodson has consigned his Hall of Fame ring, all-time team award, game-used goods and other items to SCP Auctions.

Lauren Hill Gets Her Own Basketball Card

Autographed Lauren Hill Upper Deck card

College freshman Lauren Hill, who continues to fight cancer, is getting her own trading card from Upper Deck, with sales to benefit The Cure Starts Now,

Historic Jackie Robinson Photo Leads RMY Auction

Jackie Robinson UCLA football photo

A UCLA football photo heralded Jackie Robinson’s signing by the Brooklyn Dodgers in the fall of 1945.