autographed baseballs

Weekend Notes: Red Sox Fan Can’t Stomach Valuable Yankee Ball

The humorous travels of a valuable signed baseball–and a wedding ring; an update on a case filed against Eli Manning and the Giants… and Ernie Banks memorabilia on display.

1970s Unopened, Autographed Items at Collect Auctions

Dozens of vintage unopened boxes and packs and hundreds of autographed items are on the block in Collect Auctions’ new catalog.

Best Autographed Sports Memorabilia to Buy

A few tips on finding the best sports memorabilia on the market and how to make the right decision about what to buy and how to display it.

PSA-DNA Launches Autograph Sweepstakes

With an anniversary on the horizon, PSA/DNA will give away 12 months worth of autographed items.

1970s Unopened Cases, Boxes Headliners at Collect Auctions

Another group of still unopened 1970s cases and boxes are up for grabs at Collect Auctions.

Rays Autographed Baseball Collection Like No Other

The McKenneys have managed to collect signed baseballs from everyone who has worn the Tampa Bay Rays uniform since 1998–even those who weren’t there long enough for a cup of coffee.

Florida Woman’s Passion for Baseball Leads to Big Collection

They’re not big on designer labels or fancy dinners. For Susan Plymel and her husband Donald, putting discretionary income into their hobby is more fun.

Red Sox 2013 World Series Memorabilia Tracker

The hunt is on for Red Sox 2013 World Series memorabilia and we’ve got a price sampling of some of the items that have been hitting the market.

Steiner Auction Includes Nixon Letter to Bob Knight, HOF Baseballs

Bob Knight’s signed book collection including one with a letter from Richard Nixon, autographed baseballs from some baseball icons and Muhammad Ali memorabilia are among the items in Steiner Sports’ current auction.

Huge Autographed Baseball Collection to Have New Home as Part of St. Pete Baseball Exhibit

St. Petersburg, FL was once touted as Baseball City USA because of the hundreds of Major Leaguers and dozens of Hall of Famers who came to the city for Spring Training.  Now some of those names are coming back home in the form of over 4,600 autographed baseballs. Schrader’s Little Cooperstown, what officials call “a […]

Collection of Rare, Old Autographed Baseballs Consigned to Auction

The family of a man who ran the Jefferson Hotel in St. Louis during the first part of the 20th century has consigned a group of rare autographed baseballs he collected to the upcoming Louisville Slugger Auction.

Tips for Making Your Sports Memorabilia Display Stand Out

An interior decorating pro offers some ideas for showcasing your sports memorabilia collection and we get ten tips for building a meaningful display.

Fake Babe Ruth Signed Ball Scheme Draws Prison Sentence

A Florida man is sentenced for a string of pawn shop ripoffs involving fake Babe Ruth autographed baseballs.

Randy Kaplan’s World Leaders Signed Baseball Collection

Among the items in a New York man’s sports memorabilia stash is a crazy collection of baseballs signed by world leaders…with interesting stories behind them.

Dentist’s Stuff Stolen; Crooks Try Selling it Back to Him

Two men are in jail after calling a Florida dentist and trying to extort a ransom for his stolen signed baseballs.
Somewhere his former patient, George Steinbrenner, is smiling.

Autograph Seekers Chase White House Seekers

Among the hottest targets for autograph seekers? Presidential candidates.

Editor’s Blog: News and Notes from the Courts to the Cops

A delay in court proceedings involving two jersey dealers charged with fraud, a theft in Georgia, and a happy ending for some stolen stuff.

Topps Teasing 2012 Gold Rush Promotion

Topps is counting on hobby stores to help promote its 2012 Gold Rush promotion–whatever it may be.

Beckett, Spence Now Authenticating, Encapsulating Signed Baseballs

JSA, Beckett and Balldome are all partners in a new venture to authenticate and encapsulate autographed baseballs.

Autographed Baseball Collection Just Part of ‘Little Cooperstown’

A look inside the massive stash of autographed baseballs owned by Dennis Schrader, stored inside a room best described as a bunker.