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Vintage Photo of the Day: Jackie Robinson On Doorstep of History

1947 Dodgers spring training Jackie Robinson Panama

The Brooklyn Dodgers 1947 spring training was unlike any other and our Vintage Photo of the Day showcases Jackie Robinson, preparing to make history.

Major Collection of Game Worn Jerseys, Gear Heading to Auction

Delbert Mickel baseball memorabilia

The late Delbert Mickel Collection of game-worn jerseys including numerous Hall of Fame players, will be sold by SCP Auctions beginning next month.

Classic Original Ruth Wire Photo Kicks off RMY Auction

Polo Grounds April 1935 Babe Ruth

An original news photo puts fading star Babe Ruth against a spring sky at the Polo Grounds in 1935. It leads off the latest vintage photo auction at RMY.

Rays Autographed Baseball Collection Like No Other

Autographed Enny Romero ball

The McKenneys have managed to collect signed baseballs from everyone who has worn the Tampa Bay Rays uniform since 1998–even those who weren’t there long enough for a cup of coffee.

eBay Card of the Day: Better Late Than Never: Niekro’s 1964 Topps Rookie

1964 Topps Phil Niekro rookie card

He was a bit of a late bloomer and his personal catcher was a guy who became more famous off the field but things turned out OK for Phil Niekro.

eBay Card of the Day: Bo Knows Supplemental Sets

Bo Jackson 1989 Score Supplemental football

Our eBay Card of the Day takes us back to a time when Bo Jackson was doing double duty.

College Basketball Stars, Coaches Growing Weary of Autograph Hounds

Andrew Wiggins autographed Sports Illustrated

Most are just teenagers but fans are willing to pay for their autographs and that drives dealers to track down star college players for autographs anywhere.

eBay Card of the Day: A Favorite Error Card

1964 Tops Rick Wise rookie

Rich Klein’s favorite error card of all-time is our eBay Card of the Day; the 1964 Topps #561 on which Dave Bennett is 19…no, 18…no…

eBay Card of the Day: 1989 Upper Deck Ken Griffey Jr. BGS 10

BGS 10 1989 Ken Griffey Jr. Upper Deck rookie card

Ken Griffey Jr. talks with ESPN about his 1989 rookie card, a BGS 10 example of which is our eBay Card of the Day.

eBay Card of the Day: The Pistol’s ‘Biggest’ Season

Pete Maravich 1976-77 Topps

The cards were big and so was Pete Maravich in 1976-77. Our eBay Card of the Day showcases the Pistol in his Prime.

Promotional Poster for 19th Century Pro Baseball Game Coming to Auction

1884 Baseball Poster

Bonhams will auction a rare 19th century poster promoting a game between the Boston Unions and Philadelphia Keystones.

News & Notes: Big Vintage Collection Buy & More

Babe Ruth E220 baseball card 1922

A heaping helping of hobby headlines as the weekend arrives including word of a big vintage baseball card collection coming to auction, a creepy story about one of Tim Horton’s last autographs and Upper Deck’s 25th anniversary set.

eBay Set of the Week: Rivera Retirement Caps 1992 Bowman Baseball

Mariano Rivera Bowman rookie card

There were so many tributes given to Mariano Rivera during his farewell tour last year we sometimes forget his importance to the baseball card community. He was one of the signers for the 1996 Leaf Signature Series set and was the last active player to wear uniform #42 on a daily basis. One of my […]

eBay Card of the Day: Jackson Bat Card Caused Some Controversy

Have one to sell? Sell it yourself 2001 SP LEGENDARY CUTS SHOELESS JOE JACKSON BAT CARD SP

Thirteen years ago, Upper Deck put Joe Jackson bat slivers on an insert set in 2001 SP Legendary Cuts and MLB wasn’t happy.

eBay Card of the Day: Done With Hoops, T-Mac Tries the Mound

Tracy McGrady

Maybe he’ll have a baseball card soon but for now, our eBay Card of the Day is the 1997-98 E-X2001 Tracy McGrady rookie.

Carlton Fisk’s 1975 World Series Home Run Ball Heads to Auction

1975 home run ball Carlton Fisk

The ball hit by Carlton Fisk to win the drama-packed 1975 World Series Game 6 has been consigned to Robert Edward Auctions.

Did FedEx Throw Away a Super Bowl Jersey?

Nate Stupar Super Bowl jersey

An NFL player is missing three items including his Super Bowl XLVII game jersey and no one can get a straight answer from FedEx.

From Ruth to Red Heart, Memory Lane Event Packs Over 1,000 Lots

Double signed Babe Ruth check

Hundreds of high grade and rare sports cards and memorabilia are being offered by Memory Lane Inc., offering collectors the chance to buy outright—or wait for the opportunity to make a better deal.

eBay Card of the Day: 1948-49 Leaf Babe Ruth PSA 8

Babe Ruth 1948 Leaf

The 1949 Leaf Babe Ruth was designed to pay tribute to the legend who had died just months earlier.

eBay Card of The Day: 1972 Topps Traded Jim Fregosi

Jim Fregosi 1972 Topps Traded

He was at the heart of a well known trade 42 years ago and the passing of Jim Fregosi has Rich Klein recalling the 1972 Topps Traded subset.