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Astros Authenticator Has Hand in Everything

Acosta

Mike Acosta isn’t old enough to remember when they were called the Houston Colt .45s, but he knows plenty about that era of Houston baseball history.  The Astros’ Authentication Manager wears a lot of hats in his job. He handles everything from making sure the team’s bobblehead giveaways look like the players they’re supposed to […]

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.

Fan Who Landed Jeter’s 3000th Hit: Generous or Crazy?

Christian Lopez after catching Jeter ball

The fan who wound up with Derek Jeter’s 3000th hit ball is apparently very confident in his future earnings potential.

Editor’s Blog: Vintage Card Market Strong, New Shop

1952 Topps Mickey Mantle sold by Just Collect

The last in a series on the hobby delves into the vintage card hobby, a new shop opens in Virginia and we’ve got coverage of the Rosenblatt Stadium Auction.

Surprise…Babe Ruth Signed Ball IS Valuable

Ruth appraised ball

A Florida woman didn’t think that old baseball with the Babe’s signature was worth taking to a local appraisal fair.