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Stories about sports memorabilia other than trading cards.  These stories typically revolve around items such as game-worn jerseys, game-used equipment, various vintage sports artifacts and other items.

Ball from ‘Greatest NFL Game Ever Played’ at Auction

A rare surviving relic from the 1958 NFL Championship game is among hundreds of items in Huggins & Scott’s latest sports card and memorabilia auction.

Sale of 1871 Contract to Pay for Pioneer Ballplayer’s Graveside Marker

A U.S. Treasury Department document gave Andy Leonard a government job, but his primary duty was to play well for Washington D.C.’s favorite baseball team.

Super Bowl Rings With a Story Sell for Big Bucks

A look at some memorable, expensive one-of-a-kind Super Bowl rings that have changed hands in recent years.

Don Drysdale Career Collection Coming to Auction

Game-used memorabilia, awards and other items from Hall of Fame pitcher Don Drysdale’s time in Brooklyn and Los Angeles will be sold in April.

Super Bowl 50 Game Day Program a Whopper

It’s more book than magazine. The Super Bowl 50 program will once again pack plenty of info inside with national and stadium versions already printed.

Charles Conlon Photo Archive Could Be Sold Soon

An Arkansas judge sifting through business assets of troubled former dealer John Rogers has opened the door for the valuable collection to be sold, perhaps by summer.

NHL Jersey Auction to Benefit NWHL Player with Spinal Injury

Throwback jerseys worn and autographed by the Bruins and Canadiens are being auctioned to help an NWHL player who suffered a serious injury three weeks ago.

5 Super Bowl Rings; Favre College Scouting Report at Auction

What the Falcons thought of a young Brett Favre is found in the pages of Goldin Auctions’ new catalog–and so are five rings from players on Super Bowl winning teams.

1930 Old Timer’s Day Signed Poster, Gehrig Bat Among New Discoveries in LOTG Auction

Some valuable first-time auction items including a poster with Deadball era stars’ signatures and a new Hanna Lou Gehrig bat are on the block.

Photo of the Day: Gehrig’s 1900th Straight Game Includes Homer

Life was good for Lou Gehrig in 1937–and this was one of those days. A photo at auction captures the happy first baseman on a milestone afternoon.

Photo of the Day: Casey at the Bat

No sparrows flew from his cap but a photo of Casey Stengel playing for the Pirates is still pretty cool. Learn more about the Ol’ Perfesser’s playing days.

Photo of the Day: Babe Hustles Home in Braves Debut

On a cold day in Boston, a photographer captured a rarely seen field level image of Babe Ruth scoring a run in his first game as a member of the 1935 Braves.

Jack Eichel’s First Game-Worn Home Jersey Nets $39,112

The auction for the first home jersey donned by the NHL’s second overall draft pick drew plenty of action.

Photo of the Day: Mantle Stares at His Future

A 1951 photo taken just days into Mickey Mantle’s big league career and now at auction, shows him staring at another player wearing number 7.

1985 Kentucky Derby Owner’s Trophy Paces Lelands Auction

No shortage of gold in a Kentucky Derby owner’s trophy. This one sold for $188,305, outpacing Babe Ruth and Jackie Robinson items in the Lelands catalog.

Topps Exhibit Helps Slugger Museum to Record Attendance

Showing off Topps’ contributions to baseball and pop culture was just one factor in a record set last year by the Louisville Slugger Factory and Museum.

1911 Joe Jackson Photo at Auction

Filed in the archives of the Cleveland News more than a century ago, the rectangular, painted image of Joe Jackson is one of over 400 photo at RMY Auctions this month.

Barry Larkin Collection Coming Auction

Over 50 lots from the Hall of Fame shortstop including his 1984 Olympic uniform, first MLB hit baseball, game-used jerseys, bats helmets and other items will be offered.

Most Expensive Sports Memorabilia of 2015

Iconic trading cards, game-used bats and game-worn jerseys pushed to new heights. A look at the ten most expensive sports memorabilia of 2015.

Rare, Classic Baseball Photos at Auction

An early Babe Ruth Yankees picture taken by George Grantham Bain and dozens of other classic baseball photos are on the eBay auction block over the next few days.