Sports Memorabilia


Sports memorabilia-related news stories.

Angels Collection Featured At California Airport

Visitors passing through John Wayne Airport in Anaheim can soak up some Angels history.

Jaw-Dropping Buffalo Bills Collection Donated to Museum

Greg Tranter has been collecting Buffalo Bills memorabilia and cards for over 50 years. Now, he’s giving it all to a museum–and a big check, too.

Kidney Issues Don’t Keep This Hobbyist Down

Dealing with years of kidney dialysis has made for some challenges but Frank Mogier still enjoys promoting shows and collecting.

Notes: Namath RC Record; Elite Cards Update; Dave Bing’s Stuff; Koufax Signs

A huge price for a high-end Joe Namath rookie card; an online price guide has some news; Dave Bing’s kids sell his stuff and Sandy Koufax signs for Fanatics.

A Guide to Early Mounted Photographs

A look at the different kinds of early “card photographs”, including how to judge their age by the type and style of cardboard backing.

‘Laws of Baseball’ Documents Sold for $3.26 Million

The sale represents the most ever paid for a set of baseball documents. Items from the Don Drysdale estate also helped push the total tally to $7.2 million.

Lightning Selling 2015 Stanley Cup Finals Jerseys for Charity

Over two dozen jerseys worn in the 2015 NHL Stanley Cup Finals are on the auction block.

Early Baseball Docs, Koufax Jersey Climbing at Auction

An important set of documents establishing modern baseball rules, an early Koufax jersey and items from Don Drysdale’s career are on the line this weekend.

Dream Team Doc Selling Memorabilia

Dr. David Fischer took care of the 1992 U.S. Olympic Dream Team. Now, he’s selling some of the memorabilia he obtained during their run to gold.

Part of Texas Collector’s Massive Cowboys Shrine on Display

Meet the man who owns one fabulous Dallas Cowboys memorabilia collection, some of which is now on public display.

2016 Topps Heritage Minors Promises Lower Cost

A lower price point and new configuration is coming for 2016 Topps’ Heritage Minors. We’ve got a preview.

VIDEO: Sports Detectives Preview on CBS; Fox Biz Talks Piazza Jersey

A preview of the new Sports Detectives show on Smithsonian that aims to hunt down long lost memorabilia and Fox Business focuses on the Piazza jersey.

Vintage Set Break of the Week: 1968 Topps

Packing a boatload of Hall of Famers, Burl’s offers slots in a newly-launched 1968 Topps set break.

Topps’ Double-Zero Cards Of The 1960s Had Some Big Names

You (almost) always knew a player was a big deal when his Topps card number ended in double zero.

Warriors’ 73-Win Memorabilia a Hot Seller

The record has been broken and Golden State Warriors 73-win memorabilia is flying at Fanatics, which has already lined up a new autograph signing with Steph Curry.

Keith Olbermann’s ESPN2 Jackets to Help Homeless Pets

Keith Olbermann has consigned the infamous leather jacket he wore on air the night ESPN2 made its debut 23 years ago.

Ruth, Gehrig, Mantle Among Original Photos at Auction

Dozens of historic sports photos including some featuring Ruth, Gehrig, DiMaggio, Mantle and Clemente are on the auction block this week.

Photo at Auction Shows Different Look at Mays’ Famous Catch

A long-forgotten 8×10 photo gives a closer look at Willie Mays, as he makes the World Series catch that would be considered one of baseball’s finest defensive plays.

Update: Police Help California Dealer Reclaim Stolen Items

Police have recovered part of the treasure trove of sports cards and memorabilia stolen from a southern California collector/dealer back in January.

Photo of the Day: Conlon Classic

A horizontal image of deadball speedster Tommy Leach taken by famed photographer Charles Conlon showcases baseball as it looked 106 years ago.