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1940s Sammy Baugh Jersey Brings $109,000 at Super Bowl Auction

Game worn Sammy Baugh Redskins jersey

It may be the most expensive game worn football jersey ever sold. A 1940s Sammy Baugh Redskins jersey brought over $100,000 in New Orleans.

Auction Reps Offer Advice to Would Be Sports Collectors

Mickey Mantle 1952 Topps

Want to collect the good stuff but aren’t sure where to start? Auction house officials tell us what they tell new clients.

T206 Wagner Consigned to REA Has Date Stamp Matching Pirates 1909 Triumph Over Cobb, Tigers

1909 Honus Wagner T206 date stamp

A unique T206 Honus Wagner card, its back bearing a date stamp matching the date of the decisive game of the 1909 World Series will be featured in Robert Edward Auctions’ 2012 catalog event.

Morrow’s 1980 U.S. Olympic Hockey Jersey Brings $104,328

Miracle on ice Kirk Morrow jersey

The first “Miracle on Ice” jersey has been sold. Defenseman Ken Morrow’s #3 shirt from that magic night was purchased early Thursday.

Part of Cardinals Collection Hitting the Road

Cardinals jersey

You won’t believe how much memorabilia the St. Louis Cardinals have accumulated thanks in part to their participation in major auctions. At the moment, there’s no place to show it off beyond the internet, so they’re sending some to the Clinton Presidential Library.

Cardinals’ Museum Website Showcases Team’s History

Autographed Cardinals ball

There’s no physical location yet, but the St. Louis Cardinals Museum is online with a brand new website full of memorabilia.

Wagner Card Drawing Attention as Alternative Investment

Dreier Collection T206 Wagner PSA 4

A Wall Street blogger talks Wagner.

Randy Kaplan’s World Leaders Signed Baseball Collection

World Leader signed baseballs

Among the items in a New York man’s sports memorabilia stash is a crazy collection of baseballs signed by world leaders…with interesting stories behind them.

Hunt Auctions to Offer Extensive Tobacco-Related Collection

T206 Cobb

Hunt Auctions kicks off its 20th anniversary with an internet auction featuring a mammoth collection of tobacco ads, packaging and cards.

Ramblings: Diamond Collection Website Still Down, Wax Pack Dare

Richs Ramblings

Rich Klein discusses Topps’ troubles with the Diamond Collection website and recalls the day he ate a 12-year-old piece of gum–and it was worth it.

Super Bowl Auction, Appraisal Fair Set for Indianapolis

Baltimore Colts original charter

Game used jerseys, the Baltimore Colts original charter, Super Bowl footballs and more are part of the upcoming Super Bowl 46 auction. We’ve got the when, where and what else.

Metropolitan Museum of Art Digitizing Burdick Collection

Jackie Robinson rookie card

The collection of the man who literally wrote the book on baseball cards–or at least catalogued them–may be coming to a computer near you.

Dentist’s Collection of Baseball Memorabilia Goes Up in Flames

fire

A three decade collection of baseball memorabilia sitting in an old home that served as a St. Louis dental office is destroyed by fire.

Editor’s Blog: Gigantic Old Signed Photo Collection, HOF Podcast, Heritage Auction Facts

photos

News and notes including a phenomenal collection of historic signed photos.

USOC Partners With Topps for 2012 Olympics Cards

Hope Solo signed card

Topps has signed a deal with the United States Olympic Committee to create a special card set prior to the 2012 Olympics in London.

Editor’s Blog: Cypres Museum, Stolen Footballs, Our New Apps

blog

A columnist’s view of the Sports Museum of Los Angeles, stolen autographs, some final game hypothesis, our new smartphone apps and a Twitter milestone.

First Items from Dreier Collection Up for Sale

Dreier Collection T206 Wagner PSA 4

Eight items from the massive collection of baseball memorabilia belonging to Chad and Doug Dreier have been unveiled.

Dreier Collection Consigned to Auction

Legendary Auctions

A multi-million dollar west coast collection of rare sports cards and historic sports memorabilia will be sold in the open market over the next couple of years.

Gill Byrd’s ‘Football Suit’ in Hall’s Collection

Gil Byrd

You have your game worn jerseys. You have your game worn pants. But if you’re Gil Byrd, circa 1991, they’re one and the same.

Collection of Signed Topps Baseball Sets Stands at $75,000

signed baseball cards

There have been only two bids, but that huge collection of signed baseball card sets is pacing the lineup in Collect Auctions’ latest event.