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Testimony: 2009 Plane Crash Destroyed $2.4 Million Collection

Buffalo Plane Crash

Doug Wielinski lost his life in 2009 when a commercial plane crashed into the family’s Buffalo area home.

Photo of the Day: Ted Williams Rookie Image a Stunner

Ted Williams photograph 1939

A fresh Ted Williams rookie photograph, believed to have been taken within seconds of a more famous Charles Conlon image, is on the auction block.

RMY Premier Auction Launches With Newly Discovered Joe Jackson Photo

Joe Jackson White Sox photo 1916

A photo showing Joe Jackson and his Black Betsy bat has emerged from a near century-old archive and is among 1200 images up for bid at RMY Auctions.

Notebook: Collector’s Letter to Mastro Judge; Turkey Red Football Sighting, T206 Silver Bars

US District Court Seal

A minority owner of an MLB franchise chimes in on the Mastro Auctions case, Topps takes Turkey Red to Target and info on a new T206-pure silver product.

Notebook: CU Stock Hits New High; Paul Rudd Gets BUNT Card; Canton Comes to MI

Paul Rudd Topps card

Collectors Universe stock hits a high, actor/Royals fan Paul Rudd teams with Topps, a big Pro Football HOF exhibit heads north and a Mickey Mantle…what?

Oscar Robertson: Basketball Card Royalty

Oscar Robertson autograph 2013-14 Panini Flawless

His first lines up perfectly with his greatest season but when it comes to Oscar Robertson basketball cards, don’t discount those modern era tributes.

Chet Walker’s 1967 NBA Championship Ring at Auction

Chet Walker NBA Championship ring 1967

The liquidation of items from the Hall of Famer’s career continues with a ring he earned as a player for one of the NBA’s greatest teams.

Long Live the 80s: BGS 10 Jordan Rookie, ’79-80 OPC Hockey Box Drawing Big Bids

Unopened 1979-80 OPC hockey card box

If you’d have only known back then. One of 5 BGS 10 Michael Jordan rookie cards and a rare 1979-80 OPC hockey box are on a record-setting path at auction.

Louisville Slugger Museum Auction Returns in November

Autographed 1927 Yankees team photo

A 1927 New York Yankees signed team photo is among the highlights in the 2014 Louisville Slugger Factory and Museum Auction.

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, an Illinois man sells for charity and Upper Deck designs are coming to the Rookies app.

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.