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REA Tallies Auction Data

Late 1920s Lou Gehrig bat

The dust has settled and Robert Edward Auctions assesses the state of the vintage baseball card and memorabilia market following its annual catalog event.

Concern Over Ernie Harwell’s Collection

Ernie Harwell

Budget problems have separated Ernie Harwell’s collection from its curator not long after the Detroit Public Museum took charge of the memorabilia the late broadcaster wanted to share with fans.

Bryce Harper’s First Card Coming

Bryce Harper 2011 Topps Pro Debut

Teen sensation Bryce Harper will make his Topps debut in about two months.

Editor’s Blog: First Pack of Cards, Topps TV Special

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SI.com’s always entertaining Steve Rushin takes his two-year-old son to the store to pick out his first pack of cards while MLB Network and Topps join forces for a one-hour special. Plus an update on Pete Sampras’ missing memorabilia.

Autograph Only Product Yields Ruth

Babe Ruth autograph

One Maryland collector earns points with the wife after making a big score in a box of Historic Autographs’ latest product.

Topps Delivers 1952 Mantle to Winner

Mark Davis

Topps wasn’t cheap when it came to awarding at least one of the 1952 Topps Mantle cards as part of its Million Card Giveaway promotion.

T206 Obsession Can Test Domestic Bliss

T206 Mathewson

Discovering the T206 set brought joy and angst to one collector’s house.

Giant Victory for Bay Area Card Shops

San Francisco Giants fans are making it a happy holiday season indeed for sports card shops in the area.

What You Want For Christmas

1933 Goudey Babe Ruth PSA 8.5

If you’re having trouble answering someone who wants to buy you a baseball card gift this year, we’ve got some suggestions. Behold, the 12 days of gifts… just for you.

Topps Pro Debut Series II Review

Topps Pro Debut Series II box

Topps makes us dig out our copies of Baseball America as it serves up its Pro Debut 2nd Series, a set full of future stars…and minor league footnotes.

2010 Topps Chrome Wrapper Redemption Program

2010 Topps Chrome pack

Topps is offering a special set of rookies and Hall of Famers as part of a 2010 Topps Chrome wrapper redemption program. For every 24 hobby box wrappers of 2010 Topps Chrome Baseball  sent to the company, collectors will receive an exclusive three card pack of  Chrome Rookies and Legends variation cards. In addition, one […]

Coming Soon: Hall of Fame’s Collection On Your Computer

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The Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum strikes a deal with a company that will digitize its massive archive of baseball history.

Topps Releases 2011 Card Design

2011 Topps Pujols

Topps offers a one-card sneak peek at its 2011 baseball issue.

Maz Man: Retired Teacher Turns Room into Shrine

It doesn’t take long to figure out who Chuck Bogorae’s favorite player is.

2010 Topps Finest Rookie Checklist Now Complete

2010 Topps Finest #10 Ryan Kalish

Topps has added the final two pieces to its annual Finest Rookie Redemption puzzle.

Shop Owner Plays to What’s Popular

One Michigan hobby shop owner has moved to a larger mall space thanks to interest from the gamers.

A Dealer’s National: Making the Most of a Business Trip

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Baseball cards and business mix at the National Sports Collectors Convention, where planning is an important part of the game.

1970 Kellogg’s Baseball Set Turns 40

1970 Kellogg's Lou Brock

The ’70 Kellogg’s baseball set kept kids busy buying cereal and launched a 14-year franchise.

Louisville Man’s Collection Hard to Beat

Dave King

Dave King’s determination has helped build one of the best sports collections around.

Albany Shop Owners Keep Business Family Oriented

Gladys Dollar and Nicki Stephens

Two Georgia women have owned and operated a store for 20 years.