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1942 Joe DiMaggio Jersey Coming to Auction

1942 Joe DiMaggio Yankees game jersey home

Goldin Auctions says it will offer a jersey worn in Joe DiMaggio’s final season before his military enlistment during World War II.

Image Captures Mickey Mantle’s Powerful Swing During ’61 Chase

1961 Mickey Mantle photograph

A rare wire photo of Mickey Mantle taking a powerful swing at a pitch during the 1961 home run chase is among the featured items at RMY Auctions.

What is PBS Baseball Memorabilia Find Really Worth?

Mort Rogers scorecards

It’s getting a lot of attention around the world. The long-awaited Antiques Roadshow segment didn’t get everything right, though.

Rare Chief Bender Photo Emerges

Chief Bender

A century-old image of Hall of Fame pitcher Albert “Chief” Bender is our Photo of the Day, having been unearthed from a newspaper archive.

Ruth Home Run Photo from 1927 Series at Auction

Babe Ruth-Lou Gehrig photo

A photo showing Babe Ruth shaking hands with Lou Gehrig after a titanic blast in the 1927 World Series leads off RMY Auctions’ January event.

Packers Super Collector in Cowboys Country

Glen Christensen collection Green Bay Packers

He’s got a shrine to the Pack filled with great memorabilia that began with, of all things, a cheerleading baton.

Ohio Shop Owner Found Shot to Death

Akron OH

Akron, OH police are investigating after Patrick Feeney, who ran Bernie’s Sports Cards and Collectibles, was found shot with his hands tied behind his back.

Jersey from NHL’s Likely Number One Pick Up for Bid

Connor McDavid World Juniors Jersey

A World Juniors jersey worn by uber prospect Connor McDavid is being sold by Team Canada.

Beckham’s Late Arrival for Autograph Signing Causes Tension

Autographed Odell Beckham photograph

The NFL’s star rookie managed to get off the couch but there wasn’t much holiday spirit inside an old mall in Scranton, PA.

More Teams Hop on Paperless Ticket Train

1968 World Series stub

What will collectors have to commemorate some of sports’ great milestones if printed tickets become a thing of the past?

Shoeless Joe Jackson’s Scrapbooks Hit Auction Block

Personal scrapbooks Joe Jackson

Three large scrapbooks compiled by Joe Jackson, one containing an eye-opening note pre-dating the Black Sox scandal, join a rare Honus Wagner card at Lelands.

Top Baseball Cards of Players Born on Christmas Day

Rickey

Hopefully making the big leagues took some of the sting out of being born on what was already the biggest gift-giving day of all.

Notes: Cowboys Treasures, Topps’ Digital Efforts, Babe’s Bat Knob

2012 Topps Triple Threads Babe Ruth bat knob

The Dallas Cowboys’ new archivist goes diggging, Slate talks Topps and digital, recalling plans for a 1970s WFL set and bidding for a Babe Ruth bat knob.

News and Notes: Business or Hobby?, Sy’s Rules

Card show Craig Ranch

A roundup of hobby-related stories including the IRS and its rules on whether your sales constitute a hobby or a business.

Oscar Taveras Collector Donating Auction Proceeds to Family

Game worn autographed Oscar Taveras cleats

Several game-used Oscar Taveras items from the start of the late player’s big league career and his two minor league championship rings will be sold.

Notes: Ex-Topps COO Lands New Gig; Costas on Sy Berger

Ryan O'Hara

Ryan O’Hara is on the “move” again while Bob Costas talks Sy Berger and baseball cards with the MLB Network’s Hot Stove.

Original 1939 Lou Gehrig Day Photo Headlines Yee Auction

Lou Gehrig Day photo Babe Ruth 1939

Hundreds of historic sports images are on the block this week on eBay including the famously touching photo of Babe Ruth hugging Lou Gehrig on July 4, 1939.

Baseball Photos from Christy Walsh Estate Coming to Auction

World Series photo 1924

A group of original photos featuring Babe Ruth, Lou Gehrig, Ty Cobb, Walter Johnson and other early sports luminaries, open for bidding this week.

Report: Buyers at NJ Prosecutor’s Auction May Get Refunds

Bergen-auciton

Pressure from a TV station may have a Bergen County, NJ prosecutor offering refunds to those who bought what are likely fake autographs at his auction.

Collector’s Love of Baseball Lives On After Sudden Passing

Ernie Banks Cubs jersey 1969

An awful disease claimed Bill Riddell’s life but he had already made arrangements for his 30-year collection, some of which was sold last weekend.