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Notebook: Fan Returns Ishikawa’s HR ball; Giving Back in IL

Ishikawa home run ball

The man who caught the pennant-winning homer by Travis Ishikawa returns it and an Illinois man sells cards and memorabilia to help kids.

Hobby Pioneer’s Football Jersey Collection Up for Auction

Game worn jersey collection

Nearly 3,400 lots are now open for bidding including dozens of game-worn college football and NFL jerseys.

Hull of an Auction: Brett, Bobby Memorabilia on the Block

Brett Hull 600th goal puck

Dozens of items from the collection of Brett Hull, including game jerseys, sticks and milestone pucks are on the auction block.

Overflowing with Cards, MO Man Gives Them Away

Tom Killian

Tom Killian’s collection was out of control and his ‘investment’ wasn’t so hot, but he’s getting a kick out of giving his cards to kids in hospitals.

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.

Report: Memorabilia Dealer Lost Exclusivity; Ratted on Gurley

Autographed Todd Gurley jersey JSA

It’s easy to find a Todd Gurley autograph on eBay and now the Georgia running back has been suspended as the NCAA investigates whether he took cash.

Thieves Steal Yogi Berra’s Memorabilia

Yogi Berra museum

A break-in at a learning center and museum in his name have authorities offering a reward for the recovery of stolen Yogi Berra memorabilia.

Jeter’s Only All-Star Home Run Bat Joins Vintage Cards in Memory Lane Catalog

2001 All-Star Home Run Bat Derek Jeter

The bat Derek Jeter used to hit his only All-Star Game home run, a T206 Plank and numerous Babe Ruth items are up for grabs at Memory Lane.

Former Expo Valentine Part of Past Pros Team

1977 Topps Ellis Valentine

Ellis Valentine has co-founded a website that connects fans and collectors to former athletes for autograph requests and more.

Sports Collector’s Guide to Identifying Glass

Expensive antique lamp shades are often lead glass, and very heavy.

Learn about many standard types of glass you’ll find in some sports memorabilia, including lead crystal, cobalt, milk glass and blown glass.

VIDEO: A Look Inside the Cardinals’ Hall of Fame and Museum

Cardinals Hall of Fame-Museum

Eight thousand square-feet of Cooperstown-worthy artifacts help tell the story of one of baseball’s greatest franchises.

A Look At Victorian Sports Trade Cards, Scraps and Die Cuts

1888 'Scrapps Tobacco' Die Cuts, Baseball Dan Brouthers (HOF) Detroit. Baseball collectors used to erroneously think these were tobacco cards, thus the name.

Some are rather standard; others show a 19th century sense of humor. Victorian era trade cards, scraps and die-cuts pose a fun challenge for collectors.

2014 Bowman Chrome Baseball Box Break/Review

Bowman Chrome 2014 Box

Breaking a box of Bowman Chrome 2014 Baseball has Rich Klein recalling some past issues as he pulls cards of the current crop of big leaguers and future big leaguers.

Program From First World Series Hits Auction Block

First World Series program

The completely scored program from the first game of the first ever World Series in 1903 may be in two pieces, but finding another may be futile.

Canada Post Issues NHL Stamps

NHL hockey stamps Canada Post

Canada’s postal service has issued a series of stamps honoring some past NHL greats.

Remembering a Young Jeter’s First Card Show

Joe Ferguson

A North Carolina man recalls lining up a young Derek Jeter for a card show autograph session for less than you’ll pay for one signed item today.

Aaron, Mays, Musial Jerseys Highlight Mickel Collection, Part 2

Cardinals 1946 jersey Stan Musial

More vintage jerseys and uniforms from one of the Delbert Mickel Collection, including several Hall of Famers, will come to auction this fall.

Prison Time, Restitution Ordered for PA Man Who Ripped Off eBay Buyers

Prisons Federal Bureau logo

Steven Norris is heading to prison and will have to pay back eBay buyers after he and his brother kept cashier’s checks or sent reprints of vintage cards.

Editions, Proofs, States and Other Aspects of Fine Art Sports Prints

Handwritten limited edition numbering on the bottom border of a print

This column looks at several parts of fine art prints, including things you’ve likely heard of before but mayb have never known what they exactly meant: press proofs, artists proofs, states, limited editions, etc. EDITIONS Fine art prints are often printed in editions. An edition will contain a finite and often known number of prints. […]

Nats Fan Doesn’t Get No-Hit Pitcher’s Gamer but She’s OK with That

Jordan Zimmermann, Helen Gonzales and a signed jersey.

Helen Gonzales won the starting pitcher’s jersey during the Nationals’ ‘shirt off our backs’ game, but Jordan Zimmermann’s no-hitter changed things.