Christy Mathewson


Photo of the Day: Conlon Captures Mathewson

An original and rare Charles Conlon close-up of Hall of Famer Christy Mathewson dates to a pennant-winning season in New York.

1978 Topps Rack Case, Mathewson Check Pace Huggins and Scott Auction

An unopened case of 1978 Topps rack packs, a Christy Mathewson signed personal heck and a Mickey Mantle rookie card were five-figure winners in the auction.

Over 2,000 Items in New Huggins and Scott Auction

A 1925 Christy Mathewson signed check and Dick Green’s 1974 World Series ring are just two of the items in Huggins and Scott’s final auction of 2015.

Helmar Card of the Week: Hank Mathewson

Hank Mathewson–and another brother Nick–weren’t on the same big league talent level as brother Christy but Hank now has a card thanks to Helmar.

Christy Mathewson Multi-Signed 1905 World Series Bat at Auction

Christy Mathewson Multi-Signed 1905 World Series Bat at Auction

New Baseball History and Collecting Magazine Debuts with Cobb Insert

Baseball History and Art includes stories on past legends, current collectors and other subjects. The first issue includes a Ty Cobb vintage-style card.

Photo of the Day: ‘Christy Mathewson’s Favorite’

A late career image of New York Giants pitcher Christy Mathewson includes a hand-written notation from famed photographer Charles M. Conlon.

Collecting Big Six: Christy Mathewson Cards Not All Pricey

On the anniversary of one of his biggest wins, a look at Christy Mathewson cards that won’t deep six your wallet.

Fresh 1904 Christy Mathewson Photo May Be Conlon’s Work

A previously unknown portrait of a young Christy Mathewson now at auction is our Photo of the Day.

Photo of the Day: Christy Mathewson in 1911

A unique angle of a sports icon and an ode to his fame on the back? The right mix for a great vintage photo now up for auction.

It’s a Deal: Group of Rare, Valuable Vintage Cards Will Head to Market

Dozens of rare baseball cards will come on the market beginning next month after a Florida collector sells off his stash.

Vintage Photo of the Day: Christy Mathewson 1912 Conlon Image Up for Bid

A 1912 Christy Mathewson photo by Charles Conlon is one of the classic images now up for bid via RMY Auctions.

Hold Babe Ruth’s Bat? Yes, Please

Chris Levy indulges in a collector’s fantasy; taking a stance with an original Babe Ruth game used bat in the very place it was made.

High Grade Novelty Cutlery Postcards Sell for $90,000

Tucked in a regional auction company’s online catalog, some are 1908-1910 Novelty Cutlery postcards featuring the likes of Honus Wagner garnered new respect.

You Never Know What You’ll Find in an Old Baseball Book

Grabbing one of Christy Mathewson’s old novels off the shelf of his parents’ home led to a cool moment for author Kevin Guilfoile.

Minnesota Collector Wins $12,000 Mathewson Card

A vintage card collector from Minnesota and four others are getting prizes and PSA’s Set Registry grew a bunch during the company’s recent contest.

Acquired in Local Auction for $15, 1915 Cracker Jack Set Will Bring Thousands

A couple who lucked into a nearly complete set of 1979 Cracker Jack baseball cards at a farm auction in 1979 are about to cash in.

For E107 Collectors, Big Ed Equals Big Bucks

It’s one of the key cards to a popular set but the way he died just adds to the intrigue of the 1903 E107 Breisch-Williams Ed Delahanty card.

PSA Giving Away 1915 Cracker Jack Christy Mathewson

Four prizes, including a $12,000 Cracker Jack card, will be given away by Professional Sports Authenticator and PSA/DNA Authentication Services in conjunction with the continuing growth of the popular PSA Set Registry and PSA/DNA Set Registry programs. “There are already more than 85,000 sets registered on our website, and we’ll be giving away special prizes […]

Century-Old Cards, Rare Nagurski, Joe Jackson Rookie All Part of Love of the Game Auction

Vintage and rare baseball and other sports cards and memorabilia are jammed into the second event for the new Love of the Game Auctions.