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Photo of the Day: Rookie Roger Leads Off

Cleveland Indians Roger Maris rookie year photo 1957

Showing him as an untested rookie four years from becoming the single season home run king, this 1957 Roger Maris photograph is at RMY Auctions.

Notes: Signed SI King Profiled, Lelands’ Offers Reward $, Press Pass VIP Set, Hubbell’s Game on Air

Signed Sports Illustrated magazines

Forbes meets the King of Autographed Sports Illustrated, Lelands offers 7-figure rewards for vintage Indians jerseys and more in the weekend Notebook.

Vintage Photo of the Day: Mel Ott, Teen Big Leaguer

1927 Mel Ott photograph New York Giants

An original 1927 news photo of a very young Mel Ott helps lead off RMY Auctions’ July event.

Babe Ruth Memorabilia Exhibit Coming to NSCC

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Fans and collectors will get a chance to see and even touch some rare and valuable Babe Ruth memorabilia at the upcoming NSCC event at Cleveland’s I-X Center.

Montana Signs for Charity Ahead of ‘Final Game’ at Candlestick

Joe Montana signing

Joe Montana was signing autographs Wednesday–at a fire station in San Francisco.

Ruth, All-Star Auctioneers Get TV Time Ahead of Big Events

1914 Baltimore News Babe Ruth

Ken Goldin and David Hunt show off some of the big ticket items up for grabs right now.

Vintage Sports Memorabilia Questions and Answers

1874 full page Harper's Weekly woocut print of the Philadelphia Athletics including a young Cap Anson at bottom right.

Topics include Harper’s Woodcuts, authenticating World Series rings and photography.

Babe Ruth Letter Now Up for Bid Was Sold for $1

Babe Ruth signature

A Babe Ruth signed letter now part of a Centennial Auction of Babe-a-bilia was inside an old scrapbook. The buyer paid $1.

Jim Brown’s ’64 Championship Ring, Williams Uniform, More in Lelands Auction

Jim Brown 1964 NFL championship ring

The auction also features a Willie Mays game jacket, Cy Young handwritten letter, Hank Aaron glove and a car you’ve got to see to believe.

All-Star FanFest Includes Card Show, Autographs

All-Star FanFest logo 2014

The 2014 MLB All-Star FanFest autograph schedule is heavy on Twins but expect some others to sign too, while a card show sets up shop in Minneapolis too.

Ali Gloves, Ruth’s 702nd HR Ball Highlight Auction

Signed Babe Ruth 702nd home run ball

A live auction in Cleveland will tempt hobby’s most serious collectors later this month as some high end sports memorabilia hits the block.

Nash Pleads Guilty to Tax Fraud

Peter Nash

Former rapper, baseball historian and memorabilia buff Peter Nash pleaded guilty to state income tax fraud in New York this week; the latest in a string of legal setbacks.

Thinking About Insuring Your Collection?

insurance

A licensed agent offers some more sports memorabilia insurance tips for those who want some protection from major losses.

Home Runs, Brawls and Foul Balls

1957 Brawl at Brooklyn's Ebbits Field, including Gil Hodges, Walt Alston, and Eddie Mathews (41) throwing a punch at Don Drysale.

Images from a New Jersey man’s collection of vintage New York baseball photos.

Signed Lou Gehrig Mitt Headlines All-Star FanFest Auction

First basemans mitt Lou Gehrig

A young boy whose family was close with Lou Gehrig and his wife in the mid-1930′s wound up with a treasure–and a lifelong memory.

Lionel Messi Signed Card from Prizm Sold for $13,899

Lionel Messi signed 2014 Panini Prizm black 1/1

A Lionel Messi signed card from Panini brings big bucks and we’ve got a list of the ‘most watched’ 2014 Prizm World Cup soccer cards on eBay right now.

Identification Tips for Beginning Collectors of Sports Paintings

Gerry Dvorak acrylic painting of Buck Leonard signed by both.

Learn how to identify the different types of sports paintings and how to spot reproductions.

Acquired for Cash…and Chicken…1975 Payton Jersey Goes on Block

Walter Payton Bears jersey 1975

MEARS Online Auctions is offering a jersey from Walter Payton’s rookie year, once obtained for a small amount of cash and a bucket of chicken.

Photographer’s Work Joins Other Baseball Memorabilia at Auction

Photographs

A legendary photographer’s negatives and prints join a collection of baseball memorabilia from a devoted Red Sox fan at an auction next week.

Can Baseball Cards Make Metals Precious?

Miguel-Silver

Whether they have metal in them, on them or are made of it, metallic baseball cards put a more permanent spin on the cardboard concept.