A card shop owner lands one of the ten Golden Ticket baseballs signed by a trio of all-time greats.
The Hall of Fame uses them to illustrate the game’s past. Baseball players of today sometimes collect them–or did. And Topps is still cranking them out. Baseball cards get star treatment on MLB’s weekly TV show.
Robert Edward Auctions has latched onto several new to market trading cards including eight 1870s era baseball issues.
Gathering autographed helmets is just part of the fun for this collector.
One of only a small number of cards even known to exist, a 1917 Collins-McCarthy Joe Jackson was the big draw at Goodwin & Co.’s latest vintage card auction.
Among the items in a massive collection of tobacco items sold at auction were some rare old baseball-related tins.
Teenage uber prospect Bryce Harper hasn’t played an inning of big league ball but his can’t miss label is enough for Topps.
The first of a two-part excerpt from the new book, Mint Condition: How Baseball Cards Became an American Obsession, by Dave Jamieson.
Building your business, finding collections or locating new revenue sources ain’t what it used to be.
Mr. Mint is feuding with a New York area promoter, while manning a table at a rival show.
He’s still the king, but for those trying to wrap their arms around the history of Babe Ruth baseball cards, the history actually spans a few decades.