1952 Topps Mantle

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.

Notes: Star-Trib on Berkus; Mantle Musings; Love to UD; Awful Autograph Story

His hometown paper writes about Mike Berkus; insight on the soaring 1952 Topps Mantle; Upper Deck signs an autograph deal with Kevin Love while Canada talks crummy autos.

Editor’s Blog: Iconic Cards Share Key Elements

Scarcity and name recognition only scratch the surface of what fuels interest and demand in the hobby’s top vintage baseball cards.

Rare T206 Doyle Brings $312,000 in REA Fall Auction

One of the hobby’s rarest variations paced bidding as Robert Edward Auctions closed out its Fall Auction early Sunday with over $3.6 million in winning bids.

1951 Bowman Mickey Mantle: Undervalued?

His 1952 Topps card may be on the Mt. Rushmore of collecting, but the 1951 Bowman Mickey Mantle seems comparatively undervalued.

Old Mill Jackson, T206 Cobb With Cobb Back in REA Preview

Some of the hobby’s rarest and most valuable baseball cards will be on the block this spring.

Ramblings: Readers Recall Brushes With 1969 Topps White Letters, Other Scarcities

Readers recall the 1969 Topps white letter variations and one recalls passing up a chance to order FIVE 1952 Topps Mantles.

Leaf Packing Graded Vintage, Art Cards in New Product

A new buyback product hits the market this weekend with the release of 2014 Leaf Legends of the Diamond.

Five Tips for Novice 1950s Collectors

The 1950’s are a gold mine for collectors looking for history and variety.

Love of the Game Turns One as New Auction Opens

Love of the Game Auctions is offering a rare T206 Sherry ‘Magie’ error card as part of its one-year anniversary auction.

1951 Bowman Mantle Rookie Card Sold for $600K

The highest PSA-graded 1951 Bowman Mickey Mantle rookie card has become the second most expensive sports card ever sold.