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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.

Watch Given to Babe Ruth at Last Stadium Appearance Coming to Auction

Babe Ruth pocket watch Yankee Stadium 1948

A gold pocket watch presented by the New York Yankees to Babe Ruth during his last appearance at Yankee Stadium has been consigned to auction by his family.

eBay Card of the Day: Russell Wilson…Baseball Player

Russell Wilson Bowman Chrome Draft Picks BGS 10

Before he was a Super Bowl winning QB, Russell Wilson was in the 2010 Bowman Chrome Draft Picks set. A BGS 10 copy is our eBay Card of the Day.

Vintage Photo of the Day: Teenage Babe Ruth

Early Babe Ruth photograph

He wasn’t The Babe yet.  Just George; one of the students enrolled at St. Mary’s Industrial School.  It was coming, though.  His skill on the baseball diamond was impossible to miss, even as a teenager and soon he’d be discovered, signed to a pro baseball contract and sent on his way to immortality. The Vintage […]

Photo of the Day: Jackie Robinson, UCLA Football Star

1940 Jackie Robinson UCLA football

This 1940 Jackie Robinson football photo from his UCLA days has him leaping over lineman at the start of a new season. His biggest hurdles were still several years away.