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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.

A Look At Victorian Sports Trade Cards, Scraps and Die Cuts

1888 'Scrapps Tobacco' Die Cuts, Baseball Dan Brouthers (HOF) Detroit. Baseball collectors used to erroneously think these were tobacco cards, thus the name.

Some are rather standard; others show a 19th century sense of humor. Victorian era trade cards, scraps and die-cuts pose a fun challenge for collectors.

2014 Bowman Chrome Baseball Box Break/Review

Bowman Chrome 2014 Box

Breaking a box of Bowman Chrome 2014 Baseball has Rich Klein recalling some past issues as he pulls cards of the current crop of big leaguers and future big leaguers.

Program From First World Series Hits Auction Block

First World Series program

The completely scored program from the first game of the first ever World Series in 1903 may be in two pieces, but finding another may be futile.

Canada Post Issues NHL Stamps

NHL hockey stamps Canada Post

Canada’s postal service has issued a series of stamps honoring some past NHL greats.

Remembering a Young Jeter’s First Card Show

Joe Ferguson

A North Carolina man recalls lining up a young Derek Jeter for a card show autograph session for less than you’ll pay for one signed item today.

Aaron, Mays, Musial Jerseys Highlight Mickel Collection, Part 2

Cardinals 1946 jersey Stan Musial

More vintage jerseys and uniforms from one of the Delbert Mickel Collection, including several Hall of Famers, will come to auction this fall.

Prison Time, Restitution Ordered for PA Man Who Ripped Off eBay Buyers

Prisons Federal Bureau logo

Steven Norris is heading to prison and will have to pay back eBay buyers after he and his brother kept cashier’s checks or sent reprints of vintage cards.

Editions, Proofs, States and Other Aspects of Fine Art Sports Prints

Handwritten limited edition numbering on the bottom border of a print

This column looks at several parts of fine art prints, including things you’ve likely heard of before but mayb have never known what they exactly meant: press proofs, artists proofs, states, limited editions, etc. EDITIONS Fine art prints are often printed in editions. An edition will contain a finite and often known number of prints. […]

Nats Fan Doesn’t Get No-Hit Pitcher’s Gamer but She’s OK with That

Jordan Zimmermann, Helen Gonzales and a signed jersey.

Helen Gonzales won the starting pitcher’s jersey during the Nationals’ ‘shirt off our backs’ game, but Jordan Zimmermann’s no-hitter changed things.

Goldin to Offer Items from Schmidt’s Career

Mike Schmidt Sultan of Swat crown

Awards and milestone game-used gear from Phillies’ Hall of Famer Mike Schmidt is coming to auction.

Sports Card Photographer Recalls Working for Topps

Shaw

Owen C. Shaw was one of Topps’ go-to guys on the west coast during the 1980s and 90s but that was just part of what kept him busy.

10 Most Valuable Pieces of Derek Jeter Memorabilia

Derek Jeter game bat 1996 World Series

His career now in the rearview mirror, we look back at ten of the most valuable pieces of Derek Jeter memorabilia sold at public auction.

Autograph from 8-Year-Old Derek Jeter Heads for Auction

Jeter Little League autograph

A ball with autographs from a very young Derek Jeter and his Little League teammates after a particularly great season is coming to auction.

Upper Deck Offers Prizes for Best ‘Man Cave’

Greg Faragher memorabilia room

Upper Deck is giving away autographed memorabilia from some big name athletes in its new Ultimate Man Cave contest.

Babe Ruth’s First, Last Yankees Contracts Coming to Auction

Signed Babe Ruth 1934 Yankees contract

Goldin Auctions will offer the first contract Babe Ruth signed as a Yankee–and the last one–in its upcoming catalog sale.

Getting Your Collection Outside the Fan Cave

Autographed Ernie Banks jersey

Wish other people could see your baseball memorabilia? Larry Pauley discusses the idea of taking the memorabilia out of the man cave (or woman cave).