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Babe Ruth’s First, Last Yankees Contracts Coming to Auction

Signed Babe Ruth 1934 Yankees contract

Goldin Auctions will offer the first contract Babe Ruth signed as a Yankee–and the last one–in its upcoming catalog sale.

Video Tip: Identifying Original News Photos

News photos often come with a plethora of stamps, tags and writing.

David Cycleback offers some basic insight on the elements in play when identifying original news photos.

Getting Your Collection Outside the Fan Cave

Autographed Ernie Banks jersey

Wish other people could see your baseball memorabilia? Larry Pauley discusses the idea of taking the memorabilia out of the man cave (or woman cave).

Hollywood Actor Looks to Fund Movie With Baseball Card Plot

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Tom Sizemore has the actors for An Honest Thief; he just needs a lot of contributors to fund a Detroit-based flick about a stolen baseball card collection.

TV Reporter Helps Collector With Topps Redemption

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A New York collector reached out to a consumer reporter for help ending an unfulfilled Topps redemption saga.

New Smart Chip Tracks College Game Balls

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A new piece of technology is in use at some college football programs that enables the tracking of game balls for authentication purposes.

Driver Used by Record-Setting Sam Snead Expected to Fetch $250,000+

Sam Snead

Used for 17 years and partly responsible for more than 100 Sam Snead tournament wins, the driver will be offered by Heritage Auctions later this month.

Yee Auction Offers Massive Photo Stash

New York Yankees 1932

Hundreds of vintage sports photographs are on the block over the next few days including rare and historic shots of some of baseball’s all-time greats.

Long-Time Dealer Bill McAvoy Dies

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The owner of family-operated McAvoy Sports Cards had been in business for more than 40 years.

25 Years Ago, Aikman’s Star Was Still a Mystery

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Collectors prospecting for the next breakout NFL star would be best to take a lesson from a player who took a little while to become one.

Antique Mall Find Was More Than Meets the Eye

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It turns out this 1940s minor league program had more than a little history behind it.

Video: Quick Tip for Authenticating Antique Photos

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Learn this simple and quick technique for determining whether a photograph is old rather than a modern reprint.

Upper Deck, Goalie Team Up to Inspire MS Patients

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Diagnosed with multiple sclerosis two years ago, Josh Harding continues his NHL career and has teamed with Upper Deck for a new Inspirations hockey card.

Auction of Yankees’ Lou Gehrig Day Jerseys to Benefit ALS Association

Game worn Yankees Lou Gehrig Day jersey

Steiner Sports is selling over 30 game-worn jerseys from Lou Gehrig Day as part of a major auction.

All-Star Line Up For Autographed PCGS Baseball HOF Coin Inserts

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The Hall of Fame coins have been one of this year’s biggest hits with more autograph signers adding their names to the unique looking U.S. Mint product.

Antique Printing Processes Identification Part 3 of 6: Intaglio Prints

Aquatint of a baseball game

In the third of a series, David Cycleback helps you learn how to identify engravings, etchings and other intaglio prints.

Notes: Vander Meer No-Hit Balls Consigned, Fake Holder, Cards2Kids, Rookie Card Guide

Vander Meer no-hitter baseballs

The final out baseballs from Johnny Vander Meer’s back-to-back no-hitters are coming to auction. It’s just one of the stories in the weekend notebook.

Topps Power Players NFL to Launch With Season Openers

Russell Wilson Topps Power Players

The season opens a week from Thursday and Topps Power Players game will launch as well with prizes up for grabs.

Moores Trophy, Vintage Heisman Replica Top SCP Auction

John Moores Trophy

Nearly $3 million of memorabilia was sold in the auction, including items from the Helms Foundation Collection and an autographed cabinet card once owned by Cy Young.

Stories in the Stubs: What You Can Find in a Lowly Used Ticket

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A little research can sometimes turn what appears to be an ordinary regular season game ticket stub into a gem.