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Jordan, Foxx, Mantle, Wooden Items Hit Block at SCP Auctions

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A 1952 Mickey Mantle jersey and the uniform worn by Jimmie Foxx in the 1934 Tour of Japan were already getting action as the auction opened Wednesday.

Hall of Fame Memory Left Indelible Mark

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A family trip to Cooperstown? Sounds like heaven… and it was for a 10-year-old back in 1970, who got some very special autograph collecting help.

Ernie Harwell Collection Photos

Ernie Harwell

A look inside the huge collection of baseball memorabilia donated to the Detroit Public Library by Hall of Fame broadcaster Ernie Harwell.

Courts for a Cause Autographs to Fight Cancer

Autographed Coaches for a Cause floor piece

The Courts of a Cause program is bringing Final 4 floor replica pieces signed by coaches to auction with proceeds going to two cancer charities.

Baseball Cards of Players Who Overcame Obstacles, Afflictions to Shine

1940 Play Ball Tom Sunkel

Getting your own baseball card is hard enough but some players overcome a variety of physical and mental issues to earn a spot of the big league stage.

Tony Gwynn Memorabilia Heading for Auction

Tony Gwynn auction items

Tony Gwynn’s widow has consigned dozens of items to SCP Auctions with part of the proceeds going to the couple’s San Diego area kids foundation.

Autograph Dealers Who Pay GA College Athletes Could Face Fine, Jail

Autographed Todd Gurley jersey JSA

The Georgia State Senate is cracking down on dealers who chase college athletes and offer money for autographs in the wake of the Todd Gurley case.

Pittsburgh Penguins “Super Collector” Works The Angles

Penguins collector

Jeff Miller’s collection of Pittsburgh Penguins memorabilia starts with enough sticks to start his own hockey league.

Harry Kalas’ World Series Ring, Vintage Phillies Items at Auction

Burgundy Phillies uniform 1979

Citizens Bank Park will host a Hunt Auctions event next month with Harry Kalas’ 2008 World Series ring and hundreds of other lots of Phillies memorabilia on the block.

Andy Warhol, Vintage Baseball Cards Part of New Exhibit

Andy Worhol Pete Rose

Some famous baseball-related works by Andy Warhol join a collection of vintage baseball cards in a free upcoming exhibit in Cincinnati.

Early 1950s Mantle Bat, Jersey Coming to Auction

Mickey Mantle jersey 1952

A bat dating to the dawn of Mickey Mantle’s big league career and a jersey worn during the 1952 season are both expected to reach well into six figures.

Notes: Prospect Signing Boatload of Autographs

Nate Orchard

An NFL Draft prospect talks about the massive amount of autographs he’s signing for card companies; Topps delays 5-Star, MJ’s shoes, Hull’s mullet–and more.

Exhibit Focused on Presidents and Baseball

Baseball Exhibit Bush Library

From past presidents to Hall of Famers, a new baseball exhibit at the George W. Bush Museum and Library includes artifacts, photos and historic documents.

New Discoveries Rewrite Old Pinback Button Checklists

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A new consignment of vintage pinback baseball buttons featuring Hall of Fame players has created new additions to checklists.

Jimmie Foxx 1934 Japan Uniform, 1933 MVP Plaque to Auction

Jimmie Foxx MVP plaque 1933

Two valuable and historic pieces once gifted by Jimmie Foxx to a hometown drug store owner are about to be sold at auction.

Notes: Summit to Hawaii, Bryant to Panini, Library Has Issues With Allen

Hawaii

The Industry Summit is returning to its Hawaiian roots, Panini inks Dez Bryant and the Detroit Public Library says an embattled auction house exec sold one of Ernie Harwell’s old photos without asking.

Notes: Topps Translucent, Summit Opens, UD Dates, TV Story

Topps Translucent Football 2014

Topps teases another online exclusive called Translucent Football, shop owners flock to Vegas for the annual conference and a Canadian news outlet with a story on the hobby.

Photo of the Day: Newly Retired Babe Signs for Caddies

Babe Ruth signing autographs 1935

Two months after he showed one last glimpse of his unprecedented power, Babe Ruth was out of baseball, but not out of the limelight.

Notebook: LeBron’s All-Star Jersey Sells for $35,620; White Plains Show, Rare Signed Ball

New York Card Show

Big bucks for several jerseys worn in the NBA All-Star Game plus Info on a big weekend card show, the story of a great yard sale find and more.

Autographed Jordan Rookie Year Shoes Could Fetch $50,000

1984 Michael Jordan shoes

Consigned by a one-time Lakers ball boy with plenty of chutzpah, a pair of signed Michael Jordan rookie year shoes, are set for auction.