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Teen Who Started Cards2Kids Awarded Scholarship

Cards2Kids founder John Makowiec accepts a $5,000 Upper-Deck scholarship.  Pictured L-R: Keith McDonough of Bleachers Sports Cards, John Makowiec and Upper Deck’s Chris Carlin.

John Makowiec, who organized a drive to put cards in the hands of kids who’d appreciate them, was given a surprise for his college fund by Upper Deck.

Neymar Jr. Auction to Help Bring Clean Water to Those in Need


An eBay auction of Neymar Jr. autographs and a Paypal fundraiser will bring clean water to the soccer star’s home country.

Photo of the Day: Cy Young in 1908

Cy Young 1908 photograph

You may be familiar with Cy Young through his baseball cards, but there are relatively few photographs of Young plying his craft.  Our Vintage Photo of the Day is one such image.  It’s believed to have never been seen in the hobby before and likely unseen since it was first used in newspaper coverage at the […]

Fresh 1904 Christy Mathewson Photo May Be Conlon’s Work

1904 Christy Mathewson photograph

A previously unknown portrait of a young Christy Mathewson now at auction is our Photo of the Day.

Teen Battling Heart Condition Gets NHL Moment, His Own Hockey Card


Make-A-Wish recipient Sam Tageson got to skate out with an NHL team and you’ll find him in an upcoming Upper Deck hockey card product.

Newly Discovered Joe Jackson ‘Outlaw’ Ball Photo

Joe Jackson baseball photo 1922

A fresh-to-the-hobby photo of Joe Jackson playing baseball under an assumed name in 1922 is being offered at auction.

Collecting Triple Crown Winners’ Memorabilia Easily Attainable

1978 Kentucky Derby Cauthen

History has proven that collecting items from horse racing’s triple crown winners is much easier than winning the three races. California Chrome gets his shot on Saturday.

Baseball Cards of the 2014 MLB Draft Picks

Tyler Kolek baseball card

Prospectors already know them but with the opening round in the books, we can take a look at the baseball cards of the top 10 picks in the 2014 MLB draft.

Historic 1984 NBA Finals Provide Bounty of Memorabilia

Magic Johnson Larry Bird signed photo trophy

Thirty years ago, Larry and Magic met in the NBA Finals for the first time. A look back at the cards and memorabilia of the Lakers and Celtics of 1984.

Dale Earnhardt Jr. Married to eBay

eBay Earnhardt car

Dale Earnhardt Jr. kicked an Amazon addiction to join eBay. He’s not only a collector, he’s got a sponsorship for his car and a charity deal, too.

Ali’s Speech Notes, Naismith Memorabilia Coming to Auction


Notes written by Muhammad Ali for speeches on race relations and his faith join an archive of memorabilia from the inventor of basketball

Baseball Glove Art at Negro Leagues Baseball Museum

Sean Kane glove art Martin Dihigo

The extraordinary ‘glove art’ of Sean Kane, featuring baseball greats, is coming to the Negro Leagues Museum.

Rare Vintage Cards, Ruth Autographs Among Highlights in Auction Opening Monday

Babe Ruth autographed baseball

Huggins and Scott opens its second auction of 2014 on Monday with more than 800 lots up for grabs.

Notes from Mickey Mantle’s Final Speech at Auction

Mickey Mantle speech notes

The notes from a poignant speech given by Mickey Mantle just weeks before his death are up for bid.

Microdots: Using Spy Technology to Security Mark Memorabilia

A microdots under the microscope

Collectibles can be invisibly marked with the same technology used by World War II spies.

NSCC Will Have Case Breaking Pavilion

2009 National I-X Center Cleveland

Case breakers will have a centralized place to call home at the 2014 NSCC.

Baseball Hall of Fame Coin Sales Soaring

Ernie Banks coin authentic autograph

Those concave coins produced by the U.S. Mint in conjunction with the Baseball Hall of Fame have been a huge hit–whether carrying authentic signatures or not.

NY Postal Service Supervisor Charged With Possessing Stolen Baseball Cards

US Postal Inspector

Prosecutors say John Bu sold cards a USPS colleague had stolen from the United States mail.

Heritage Auction Tally: $7.44 Million

1965 Sandy Koufax jersey

LeRoy Neiman baseball art and Sandy Koufax memorabilia were among the big drawing cards.

Carmelo Anthony’s 2004 Olympic Bronze Medal Up for Bid

2004 Olympic Games bronze medal Carmelo Anthony

Apparently upset with a third place finish, Carmelo Anthony turned his bronze medal over to a relative who is now selling it at auction.