Vintage Set Break of the Month: 1972 Topps Baseball

The first vintage set break of the new year is the 787-card mod monster with spots for under three bucks.

Carolina Panthers Collector Extraordinaire

This Mt. Holly, North Carolina plumber’s house is leaking Panthers memorabilia. But for Pat LeClair, collecting is just part of his life as a big-time fan.

Tony Gwynn Memorabilia to be Featured in New Sports Bar

The late Tony Gwynn lives on inside a new San Diego area sports bar, set to open in a casino later this year.

Pennsylvania Fundraising Show Has Long History

In Sunbury, PA, the local high school band benefits from a show that’s been held for 20 years.

Smithsonian Looking for Latino Baseball Artifacts, Video, Stories

The aim of a new initiative is to explore baseball’s impact on the Latino community through artifacts, stories and photos.

Cardinals Winter Warm-Up Includes Card Show, Autographs, Events

Now in its 20th year, the Cardinals Winter Warm-Up has paid and free autograph sessions, a card show and other collecting-related presentations are also planned.

College Football Preservation Project’s Massive Library Now for Sale

As college football crowns its latest champion, perhaps the most complete library of publications, books and memorabilia covering the game’s history is now for sale.

Papa Gretzky Aids Burglary Victim with Signed Photo

A dedicated Wayne Gretzky collector who had his collection stolen last weekend, gets a visit–and more–from a famous neighbor.

HOF Election Validates Early Faith for Griffey Jr. Collector

Enshrinement will come 27 years after he first appeared on a card and it’s a kick for a Ken Griffey Jr. collector who spent years trying to chase them all.

Mr. Mav: Dirk Nowitzki Cards Pre-Date Millenium

Guess who’s now among the NBA’s top six all-time scorers? Here’s a list of the hottest Dirk Nowitzki cards at auction right now as the future Hall of Famer keeps firing.

Hottest Rickey Henderson Cards on eBay

They called it a “Rickey Rally”. The Oakland A’s of the late 1980s and 90s counted on Rickey Henderson to jump-start the offense. They just never knew in what form it would come. A walk, a steal and a hit behind him.  A triple to the corner. Beating out an infield hit. Stealing second. Stealing third. […]

Wilt Chamberlain Rookie Card a Match for History

Wilt Chamberlain’s rookie card came out during a season in which he set records that established him as a sports icon.

Is Rose’s Continued Banishment Better for Business?

His Hall of Fame hopes went up in smoke Monday but being on the outside of Cooperstown looking in keeps Pete Rose in the money.

UFC Star McGregor Gets Autograph, Memorabilia Deal

One of the UFC’s most talked about fighters now has his own autograph and fight-worn deal.

Redbird Relics Traces Cardinals’ History Through Memorabilia

The St. Louis Cardinals turned their museum’s incredible collection into ‘Redbird Relics’ a new coffee table-style book.

Notes: Kid Mark Cuban Sold Cards, Big Bucks for Kobe Letters

Mark Cuban talks about selling baseball cards; the Kobe Bryant retirement letters given out at a Lakers game are selling for big bucks and Topps Archives will salute Bull Durham.

Upper Deck Asks for Fan Votes on Photos in Series 2 Hockey

Upper Deck is again asking collectors to select some of the photos in an upcoming set.

Piazza Marlins Collection Gets Hall of Fame Display

He was a Marlin for only a few days in 1998 but there are dozens of cards picturing Mike Piazza in teal. A man who’s tracked most of them down has loaned some for display in Cooperstown.

19th Century Star Barnes Popular with Collectors

A collector is pushing Hall of Fame consideration for hometown hero Ross Barnes but to collectors of his memorabilia, Ross Barnes seems already there.

Topps Names All-Rookie Team

It was a bumper crop of youngsters and the 2015 Topps All-Rookie Team includes some players who made a big impact.