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McClanahan Jersey, Clemente Items Top Classic Auction

Miracle On Ice Jersey Rob McClanahan

A jersey worn by one of the key members of the 1980 U.S. Olympic Hockey team and a signed Roberto Clemente bat and photo were the big sellers at Classic Auctions.

Matson Jersey at Auction; Recalls 1950s Racial Climate

1951 USF jersey Ollie Matson

Ollie Matson’s 1951 University of San Francisco jersey will go on the auction block this spring, one from an era of greatness and lingering intolerance.

He Shoots, He Saves: New Book Focuses on Hockey Memorabilia

He Shoots He Saves

Jon Waldman writes about collecting hockey cards, memorabilia and more in a new book that includes memories and memorabilia from NHL greats.

Ali-Liston Fight Gloves Bring $956,000 at Heritage Auction

Gloves Ali-Liston fight

The gloves worn by Muhammad Ali and Sonny Liston during the famous 1965 fight and several jerseys attributed to baseball greats were sold in New York.

Family Considerations Behind Tenace’s Decision to Sell

Gene Tenace World Series ring

A long career in baseball and several World Series titles under his belt, Gene Tenace is ready to move some of his best stuff.

Jeffrey Maier’s Glove Goes on Auction Block

Jeffrey Maier catch

Jeffrey Maier’s glove, famous for hauling in a Derek Jeter drive in the 1996 ALCS, robbing the Orioles of a potential victory, has already been sold once.

Tigers Collector Keeps Summer Memories Close at Hand


Kent Ailsworth has an extensive collection of baseball memorabilia, with a special focus on the Detroit Tigers.

Donor of 58-Cent Lombardi Thrift Store Sweater Located

West Point jacket Vince Lombardi

The West Point sweater with Vince Lombardi’s name in the tag found at a thrift shop came from the family of a man who served as one of his fellow coaches.

New Inserts Part of 2015 Topps Chrome Baseball Release

Topps 2015 Chrome Baseball

Set for release in August, 2015 Topps Chrome will include hobby and jumbo boxes and some new inserts.

1924 Yankees Team Photo Shows Young Gehrig

Yankees 1924 team photo

He was soon bound for Hartford and Lou Gehrig defers to his veteran teammates on a newly discovered 1924 Yankees team photo.

Photo of Musial’s Big League Arrival Surfaces

1941 Stan Musial joins Cardinals photo

Our Photo of the Day is a newly discovered image taken the day Stan Musial first suited up for the St. Louis Cardinals in 1941.

Notes: Cy Young Silver, Cold NJ Dealer Heads South, CU Stock Opinion

Elemetal Cy Young

News and notes from around the hobby.

Caption Captures Casey’s Climactic Clout in ’23

Casey Stengel World Series photo 1923

A previously unknown stylized news photo of Casey Stengel dates from the day after he crushed the first World Series home run in Yankee Stadium history.

Cup of Coffee Club: Baseball Cards of Big League Short Timers


Their ranks are many and their stories are, too. Graham Womack looks back at five baseball cards of players who flew quickly across the radar.

Herb Brooks Collection Includes Rings, Jersey, Notebooks

Herb Brooks 1980 Olympic hockey ring

Memorabilia from the late Herb Brooks, coach of the 1980 ‘Miracle on Ice’ Olympic hockey team and a former player himself, is up for bid this month.

Earliest Photo of a Knuckleball?

Chick Brandom

RMY Auctions has uncovered a photo of a young Pittsburgh Pirates pitcher uncorking a knuckleball in 1908.

1930s Black Hawks Jersey on Roadshow

1937-38 Chicago Black Hawks jersey

A jersey worn by a member of one of the NHL’s all-time Cinderella stories got some national TV time on PBS’ Antiques Roadshow.

1922 Ruth ‘Suspension Photo’ Headlines RMY Auction

Babe Ruth 1922 photo

A rare photo of Babe Ruth during his barnstorming suspension of 1922 recalls a clash of wills with Commissioner Landis.

1940s Joe DiMaggio Jersey Paces Auction

1942 Joe DiMaggio jersey

A World War II era Yankees jersey once donned by Joe DiMaggio joined a Black Sox team signed ball and Super Bowl rings atop the Goldin Auctions sales list.

Bresnahan Items Offer Glimpse into Hall of Fame Career

Carl Horner photo Roger Bresnahan

Items consigned by his descendants include a well-known photo signed to his brother, two loving cups dating to 1909, a bat, mitt and ancient New York Giants traveling trunk.