Topps’ Golden Ticket Baseball Pulled by Shop Owner

A card shop owner lands one of the ten Golden Ticket baseballs signed by a trio of all-time greats.

TWIB Talks Baseball Cards

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.

Big Find of 19th Century Baseball Cards

Robert Edward Auctions has latched onto several new to market trading cards including eight 1870s era baseball issues.

Signed Super Bowl Helmets in South Dakota

Gathering autographed helmets is just part of the fun for this collector.

Rare Joe Jackson Card Brings $78,053

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.

Baseball Cigar Tins Draw Bidders’ Interest

Among the items in a massive collection of tobacco items sold at auction were some rare old baseball-related tins.

Topps Signs Bryce Harper to Exclusive Deal

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 Dawn of Baseball Cards

The first of a two-part excerpt from the new book, Mint Condition: How Baseball Cards Became an American Obsession, by Dave Jamieson.

Using Social Media to Build Your Hobby Business

Building your business, finding collections or locating new revenue sources ain’t what it used to be.

Turf War: Rosen Takes Show Table Across Street

Mr. Mint is feuding with a New York area promoter, while manning a table at a rival show.

Babe Ruth Baseball Cards: A Short History

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.