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Babe Ruth’s 1923 World Series Watch Coming to Auction

1923 World Series watch Babe Ruth

The 1923 World Series championship watch presented to Babe Ruth has emerged from one of the world’s best baseball memorabilia collections and will be sold at auction.

PSA 8.5 Babe Ruth Signed Baseball, Vintage Cards Highlight I Own it Now Catalog

Signed Babe Ruth 8.5 PSA DNA Baseball

One of the highest graded Babe Ruth signed baseballs in existence joins a huge array of vintage card sets and singles as Memory Lane Inc previews its I Own it Now catalog sale.

Musial Collection Highlights’ Largest Catalog in Heritage History

Musialball

Seven decades of personal memorabilia make up the Stan Musial collection and paint a fascinating picture of the late baseball icon.

Editor’s Blog: Sellers Find New Venues for Unloading Fake Autographs

Babe Ruth non-genuine signed baseball

There are plenty of questionable and downright fake autographs and memorabilia out there. This time local auctions are the preferred venue.

Ruth Autographs, Rare Cards, Vintage Game Jerseys Highlight Huggins & Scott Auction

Autographed Babe Ruth baseball Christy Walsh

Huggins and Scott will offer some Babe Ruth autographs, rare cards from various eras and some vintage game worn jerseys in its next catalog auction, opening Monday.

Lou Gehrig Photos Are a Passion for Southern California Collector

Lou Gehrig with bats

Jimmy Cantanzaro loves baseball history and his passion has built the world’s best collection of original Lou Gehrig photos.

The Babe Ruth Underpants Box and other Ruthian Forgeries

Fake Ruth baseballs

By Kevin Nelson [Editor’s note: This is the second in our series on the notorious Operation Bullpen case.) The most notorious forgery produced by the Operation Bullpen conspiracy was, undoubtedly, the Mother Teresa baseball, supposedly signed by the late Christian missionary who devoted her life to serving the poor. But if the Mother Teresa forgery was […]

Operation Bullpen: The Case That Has Never Gone Away

Book Operation Bullpen

Fake autographs produced by the notorious Operation Bullpen conspiracy still plague the collecting hobby years after the FBI brought the ring down. In the first of a 5-part series, author Kevin Nelson recaps the case and begins to reveal some of the photos you’ve probably never seen.

PSA/DNA Releases List of 2012′s Most Faked Autographs

Babe Ruth non-genuine signed baseball

Babe Ruth, Lou Gehrig, Mickey Mantle, Kobe Bryant and Ted Williams are among those on PSA/DNA’s list of the most faked sports autographs of 2012 but the list also includes entertainers and a recently deceased astronaut.

Probation, Fine for Man Who Tried to Sell Fake Babe Ruth Orphange Glove

U.S. Attorney's Office-old baseball glove

Federal prosecutors say a man who tried to turn a 19th century baseball glove he found on eBay into a Babe Ruth relic won’t serve jail time.

1916 Sporting News Cards Shine in Memory Lane Auction

Babe Ruth M101-5

Newly graded 1916 Sporting News cards featuring a Babe Ruth and Jim Thorpe, were among the most active items in a collection of new-to-the-hobby finds offered by Memory Lane.

1954 Clemente Winter League Contract, Ruth, Young Autos Part of Auction

Sporting News questionnaire Cy Young autograph

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.

1929 Yankees Autographed Baseball Once Owned by Monk Will Raise Money for School

Signed 1929 Yankees ball Gehrig

A 1929 Yankees autographed baseball passed down through the years is now up for bid, with proceeds set to benefit a New Jersey prep school.

Big Bucks for Ozzie’s Gold Gloves, Babe’s Sweater, Oscar’s MVP and Hornung’s Heisman

1922 Babe Ruth sweater Yankees

Ozzie Smith’s 13 Gold Gloves brought $519, 203, Babe Ruth’s old Yankee sweater brought more than $250,00 and several other pieces sold for well into six figures in SCP Auctions’ final major catalog sale of 2012.

Rare Vintage Finds, Ruth Signed Baseballs Highlight Just Opened Memory Lane Auction

Eddie Plank T206

One of the better examples of the rare T206 Eddie Plank join some fresh discoveries in Memory Lane’s “The Find” auction.

1929 Ruth Signed Baseball Comes with Video Proof

1929 Babe Ruth autographing baseball

A Kodak employee tested an early home movie camera in 1929, using his son obtaining a Babe Ruth signed baseball as his script. Now that ball, perhaps the only one with video provenance, is up for bid through Memory Lane.

PSA Reaches 20 Million Items Certified

Bryce Harper 2011 Bowman Chrome auto

From 200 or 300 items certified per month to more than one million per year, PSA’s ongoing growth has pushed the company to a new milestone.

Bidding for Ali Fight Gloves, Ozzie’s Gold Gloves Heats Up

Boxing gloves Ali Liston

Two pair of Muhammad Ali boxing gloves from a couple famous fights have pushed past a half million dollars as bidding heads into its final days via the SCP Auctions catalog.

Storm Forces Sale of 1914 Baltimore News Ruth

Babe Ruth rookie card 1914

Just two months after buying it, an east coast collector whose home was destroyed by Hurricane Sandy has consigned his 1914 Baltimore News Babe Ruth card.

Early Baseball Hall of Famer Autographs, Vintage Unopened Material Highlight Auction

Signed Babe Ruth cut auto

Collect Auctions’ latest catalog event closes this coming week with Ruth, Gehrig, Cobb, Clemente and others among dozens of autographed items up for bid.