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Whereabouts of Wilt’s 100 Point Ball Remain a Mystery

Wilt Chamberlain

There was no authenticator to secure sports history that night. So what really happened to the basketball used in Wilt Chamberlain’s 100 point record-setter 50 years ago?

Top Selling Daytona 500 Items on eBay

Dale Earnhardt auto Daytona 500 ticket

Like the Super Bowl, World Series, Stanley Cup and NCAA finals, Daytona 500 memorabilia is a magnet to NASCAR collectors.

Kardashian-Humphries Dual Signed Ball: One of a Kind?

Kim Kardashian-Kris Humphries dual signed ball

We fought the valiant fight, but we, too, have finally written the word “Kardashian” on Sports Collectors Daily. But you have to admit…this is just a little bit interesting.

Super Bowl Footballs Authenticated by PSA DNA

Super Bowl 46 Football

Over 100 footballs will be used in the Super Bowl game on February 5, and to protect against possible counterfeiting every one of them will be “tagged” with a specially-prepared synthetic DNA ink that leaves an invisible-to-the-naked-eye security mark.

‘Ball Boys’ is ABC’s Swing at Sports Memorabilia Reality TV

Robbie Jr., Robbie Sr., "Shaggy" and "Sweet Lou"

ABC is offering its own sports memorabilia shop reality show this spring with “Ball Boys’, shot at Robbie’s 1st Base in Baltimore.

Early Baseball Card Collages Open Huggins & Scott Auction

old baseball card collage

Maybe they’d be worth more if they’d just been left alone, but you can’t deny the coolness factor in a couple of the premier items in a new catalog auction.

Leland’s Reveals Auction Details

Ball from Derek Jeter's 3000th hit at bat

New and old baseball memorabilia highlight Leland’s final auction of 2011.

Program from First World Series Sells for $241,500

First World Series program 1903

One 1903 World Series program resides in Cooperstown. The other was sold by Hunt Auctions Saturday,as one of the headliners in the Louisville Slugger Factory and Museum Auction.

Louisville Slugger Auction Items Show and Tell

1903 World Series program

TV viewers in Philadelphia got a good look at some of the rare baseball memorabilia in this Saturday’s Louisville Slugger Auction.

Pujols Historic Home Run Ball Tossed Back on Field

Jordan Hartsell

It might be time for fans to start thinking with their head and not their heart. Albert Pujols’ historic third home run ball in last week’s World Series game was worth a lot more to the Ranger fan who caught it than the satisfaction of throwing back an enemy bomb.

1966 Packers Team Signed Football Was Waiter’s Tip

NFL team signed football

A waiter who treated the world champs right earned a team signed football along with his tip. Now, the fresh-to-the-hobby ball with 53 top of the line autographs representing the first Super Bowl winners is going on the auction block.

Fan Trades Freese Home Run Ball for Signed Bat, Ball

Freese

The David Freese home run ball landed on a grassy knoll, but there’s no conspiracy theory. The man who chased it down was already planning for it. Lucky for the Cardinals, he’s not the kind to cash in.

eBay Expanding Completed Search Function

ebay

eBay is taking a hard look at allowing buyers and sellers to go further back in time to look at sales…and the Mookie Ball goes unsold.

Blog: No Bids on Buckner Ball, Hall & Smithsonian Treasures

World Series baseball 1986 Buckner

No million dollar bid so far for the most famous error ball in modern baseball history; a look at the Hall’s World Series stash and a visit to a famous Babe Ruth card.

Autographed Baseball Collection Just Part of ‘Little Cooperstown’

Autographed baseballs Dennis Schrader

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

Dinner, Game Used 1986 World Series Ball on Block

Bill Buckner autographed 1986 World Series game ball

Bill Buckner and Mookie Wilson will watch the World Series and dine with the winning bidder of an auction, while a game-used ball from the infamous 1986 Series also goes on the block.

Buckner Ball Bouncing Back to Market

World Series baseball 1986 Buckner

The ball hit by Mookie Wilson that got past Bill Buckner to cap a comeback in game 6 of the 1986 World Series is going on the auction block.

Time for Teams to Stop Pretending Home Run Balls Have Little Value

Chipper Jones

The family of an Atlanta teen is crying foul over a home run ball hit by Chipper Jones and the sly way they believe the team got away with a one-sided trade.

MnM Auction Includes Ruth Advertising Piece, Dozens of Signed Baseballs

Lee Whizit overalls

The Babe is dressed in spiffy Lee overalls on one advertising piece that’s part of MnM Sportscards’ upcoming September auction.

Punk Steals Grandpa’s Autographed Ruth Baseball

burglary

It was not a Norman Rockwell-like scene in Ocean Pines, Md., where a teen hoodlum swiped his grandfather’s memorabilia.