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Vintage Set Break of the Month: 1953 Topps

1953 Topps Mantle

Mantle, Mays, Jackie…even Satchel Paige made an appearance in the popular set being broken by Burl’s Sports this month.

Vintage Cards Set Records in Memory Lane Auction

1933 DeLong Lou Gehrig

Collectors aggressively chased down high-end cards and memorabilia as Memory Lane closed out its Past and Present Auction with sales of over $1.5 million.

Gary Hughes Collection Highlights Memory Lane Winter Auction

Topps 1960 unopened baseball box

Memory Lane kicks off its new auction Saturday with a baseball executive’s high-end card collection, some rare unopened boxes and hundreds of top end sports cards.

1953 Topps Missing Numbers Revealed

Joe Tipton 1953 painting

An old communique from Topps just uncovered apparently reveals which players were supposed to be in the 1953 set but were pulled late in the game.

Limited Nature Part of Satchel Paige Appeal

1953 Topps Satchel Paige

It’s a short checklist but Satchel Paige baseball cards help tell the story of a pitcher who seemingly never aged.

Ralph Kiner Cards a Big Part of Baseball’s Post-War Era

Ralph Kiner 1953 Topps

Ralph Kiner baseball cards reflect a lightning bolt career that led to Cooperstown–and cover more than just your standard Topps and Bowman.

Editor’s Blog: Fake Mays, Local and National Media Coverage, Got Any High Numbers?

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Tasty news nuggets from the National Sports Collectors Convention.