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Oscar Taveras Collector Donating Auction Proceeds to Family

Game worn autographed Oscar Taveras cleats

Several game-used Oscar Taveras items from the start of the late player’s big league career and his two minor league championship rings will be sold.

Notes: Ex-Topps COO Lands New Gig; Costas on Sy Berger

Ryan O'Hara

Ryan O’Hara is on the “move” again while Bob Costas talks Sy Berger and baseball cards with the MLB Network’s Hot Stove.

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.

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.

Report: Buyers at NJ Prosecutor’s Auction May Get Refunds


Pressure from a TV station may have a Bergen County, NJ prosecutor offering refunds to those who bought what are likely fake autographs at his auction.

Collector’s Love of Baseball Lives On After Sudden Passing

Ernie Banks Cubs jersey 1969

An awful disease claimed Bill Riddell’s life but he had already made arrangements for his 30-year collection, some of which was sold last weekend.

In Their Own Words: Sports Stars Offer Stories With Their Autographs

Dale Murphy In Their Own Words

Steiner Sports held a shindig to kick off its new In Their Own Words collection which includes a hand-written story along with a player’s autograph.

Photo of the Day: Wilt as a Globetrotter

Globetrotters 1959 Wilt Chamberlain

After leaving Kansas, NBA doors were shut for Wilt Chamberlain but he found a lucrative job to tide him over.

Photo of the Day: Gehrig Has a Beef on Opening Day 1936

Lou Gehrig 1936 Yankees vs Senators

Lou Gehrig states his case with a VIP watching from the stands as the Yankees battle the Senators on Opening Day,1936.

News and Notes: Joe DiMaggio Letter to Marilyn Monroe Fetches $78,125

Marilyn Monroe love letter Joe DiMaggio

Joe D pleads with Marilyn after she announces divorce, paper tickets on the way out, list of upcoming Topps releases and NFL programs from Dec. 7, 1941.

Notes: Big Cash for Vintage Rookies, Topps Case Breaks, Philly Show This Weekend

Nolan Ryan 1968 Topps

Some high grade rookie cards draw strong bids at Mile High, the numbers point to big price hikes in Nolan Ryan rookies, Topps offering case break slots and info on the Philly Show.

Tucked Away for Years, Glynn West Collection Comes to Auction

Signed Dizzy Dean baseball

Artifacts and records from a former minor league executive and manager dating back decades are hitting the auction block in Alabama.

Photo of the Day: Maris’ Debut?

1957 photo Roger Maris rookie season

Hidden away since the 1950s, a photo of Roger Maris may date from his major league debut with Cleveland.

Photo of the Day: Vince Lombardi on the Tackle

Fordham University Vince Lombardi 1930s

A rare photograph showing Vince Lombardi in action as a college player for the Fordham Rams is among more than 300 images at auction.

Photo of the Day: Babe Ruth Close Up Ahead of Monster Year

Babe Ruth spring training 1930

Shaking off the winter rust, Babe Ruth prepares for spring training in a rare photo now up for auction.

News & Notes from Around the Hobby

Topps vending box

A T206 ‘Magie’ error card is on eBay, more claims against John Rogers, Reds Fest, missing vending cases and advice for building a collection.

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.

Ruth, Gehrig Cards, Autographs Among Items Stolen in VT Burglary

Burlington VT

Valuable cards and a signed 1928 Yankees baseball are among the missing items as police look for a burglar who broke into a Vermont collector’s house.

2014 Black Friday Sports Memorabilia Specials

2014 Black Friday

Some are already underway; others will start soon. Look inside for a collection of special Black Friday sports memorabilia sales and promotions.

Rare Ernie Banks Game Jersey on Record Pace?

1969 Ernie Banks Cubs jersey

One of only a few surviving Ernie Banks game-used jerseys is on the auction block.