We’re betting you’ve never seen one of these: a Bible signed by the 1953 Pittsburgh Pirates and dedicated to Branch Rickey. How’d it wind up with the Sacramento Public Library?
A 1954 Puerto Rican Winter League contract signed by a 20-year-old Roberto Clemente is among 700 lots up for bid at Iconic Memorabilia. Babe Ruth autographs, a Sporting News baseball questionnaire filled out by Cy Young…and a pair of John Lennon’s old specs are also on the block.
2012 Topps Triple Threads hits stores on the same day Panini America holds its Black Friday promotion. Here are some samples of what’s inside those pricey boxes.
How do you get players to take a little more care in what their signature looks like?
Two 1916 Babe Ruth rookie cards and several other vintage cards of the Bambino are being offered in Memory Lane’s upcoming Historic Rarities auction, but you’ll also find some pieces that come with fascinating histories, many consigned by the families who’ve owned them for decades.
A pair of 1916 Babe Ruth rookie cards, a 1933 Yankees team-signed bat and hundreds of high grade, vintage sports cards will be among more than 1,300 items in Memory Lane Inc’s. next catalog auction, opened in time for showcasing at this year’s National Sports Collectors Convention in Baltimore.
The Mets pulled up home plate and the bases, baseballs and jerseys from Johan Santana’ s no-hitter are on the auction block.
We’ve got the lowdown on 2012 Bowman Platinum baseball, plus a sneak peek at some of the cards, a checklist and more.
Topps dangles a few collector carrots, as we get a sneak peek at 2012 Bowman Baseball, featuring some rookie card buybacks and special autographed cards.
One lucky pack-popper pulled the pick of the 2011 football card litter.
A look inside the massive stash of autographed baseballs owned by Dennis Schrader, stored inside a room best described as a bunker.
You can get up close and personal with the fist of a martial arts star and find utographs and relics in the 2012 Topps UFC Knockout.
Topps Triple Threads arrives and collectors can’t seem to rip boxes open fast enough.
Upper Deck’s super premium hockey cards are generating plenty of sales with six-card boxes pushing past $450 each.
George W. Bush, crafty right-hander is part of this year’s Allen & Ginter set, with 200 signed cards sprinkled across America. One of them has already made its way to eBay.
The large collection of autographed baseballs pieced together by a late former member of the White Sox board of directors has become the subject of court proceedings and protective orders.
The sons of a former investor in the Chicago White Sox are in a dispute about a big collection of signed baseballs left by their father.
Panini is hoping you’ll have a Smartphone in one pocket and your Blake Griffin HD trading card in the other when it releases a new collectible concept this year.
Topps spills the beans on its latest retro baseball set.
Topps’ latest upscale product is the company’s annual Sterling Baseball issue. What’s inside?