1939 Play Ball


Vintage Set Break of the Week: 1939 Play Ball

Ted and Joe D–not to mention the rest of this 77-year-old set–are up for grabs in the Set Break of the Week.

Opening Day Record-Setters and Their Rookie Cards

A fun look at some remarkable Opening Day career records and the rookie cards of the players who accomplished those feats.

Top 10 Ted Williams Cards Span 4 Decades

His career stretches from black and white to Fleer and a list of the top 10 Ted Williams cards has plenty of variety.

1940 Play Ball is a Slice of Baseball History

A boatload of stars past and present make it fun but here’s the kicker: most cards in the 1940 Play Ball set aren’t that expensive.

Ramblings: Williams Not Part of the Great Pre-War Rookie Card Debate

Trying to give players from long ago an ‘official’ rookie card is dicey business.

Goldin Auctions Catalog Garnered $2.65 Million

The best 1939 Play Ball set on PSA’s Set Registry sold for more than $200,000 alone over the weekend as Goldin Auctions concluded a $2.65 million catalog auction.

Top 1939 Play Ball Set Off to Hot Start at Auction

Long-time collector Jeffrey Gitomer has consigned some high grade vintage sets to auction including the best 1939 Play Ball Baseball set on the PSA Registry.

Mint Mantle Rookie Card Brings $221,150 in Memory Lane Auction

A 1951 Bowman Mickey Mantle rookie card graded PSA 9 led the way as bidders kept prices for high grade vintage cards shooting upward in Memory Lane Inc.’s summer catalog auction.

Vintage Card, Memorabilia Auction Lots to Benefit Sandy Victims

Goldin Auctions has set aside a portion of its inaugural auction to raise money to benefit victims of Hurricane Sandy through Red Cross Disaster Relief.