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Huge Mickey Mantle Collection Headlines MEARS Holiday Auction

Autographed Mickey Mantle baseball Commerce Comet

A Texas man’s Mickey Mantle collection is being sold through MEARS via three different auctions, one of which is just underway.

Leaf Files Counterclaim Against Panini Over Durant Stickers

Leaf Trading Cards

It’s legal eagles week in the trading card business. Leaf is now fighting back against the lawsuit by Panini over some unattached Kevin Durant autographs

1927 Yankees Uniform to Be Auctioned

Ray Morehart 1927 Yankees uniform

A rare original and complete 1927 New York Yankees uniform, worn by infielder Ray Morehart, has been consigned to a 2012 auction.

Ken Griffey Jr. Signs Autograph Deal with Topps

Autographed Topps Griffey 2012 Gypsy Queen

One generation’s baseball hero has finally signed something for Topps–a contract that will guarantee Ken Griffey Jr. autographs in Topps products.

Tebow Renews Autograph Deal

Tebow Heisman

Big crowds turned out for a public autograph session last spring. Now, Tim Tebow is the Broncos’ starter and he’s still a hot autograph commodity for a Florida dealer.

Upper Deck Suing…Upper Deck

Upper Deck vs Upper Deck International

In the latest round of never ending legal battles, Upper Deck International is now suing its US-based subsidiary and CEO after losing what it claims are millions of dollars and laying off dozens because of counterfeit gaming cards.

Kobe Bryant Autographs: Art of the Game Fires Back at Panini Lawsuit

Panini signed Kobe Bryant card

A southern California memorabilia company is fighting back against a Panini lawsuit that claimed they were out of bounds selling Kobe Bryant autographs.

Albert Pujols Autographed Baseballs, Photos Still a Bargain?

Autographed Albert Pujols photo

All that talk about Albert Pujols having a “down year”? Pretty much gone after two huge homers. With about ten more years left in his career, he could be a steal–even at today’s prices.

First Willie Mays Poster Was Product of Teen Fan’s Ingenuity

Willie Mays first poster

Martin Jacobs went from Candlestick Park vendor to the sole distributor of a red hot Willie Mays poster back in the 1960s. It’s an experience he’ll never forget…and you might be surprised at what it’s bringing these days.

2011 Topps Tribute Will Include Signed Pujols Rookie Card Buybacks

Pujols Bowman Chrome Auto rookie card

Topps marks the ten-year anniversary of the first Albert Pujols cards with a giveaway.

Memorabilia Companies Still Waiting for Sanchez

2009 NFL Exquisite Bio-Scripts Autograph Sanchez

There’s no glut of Mark Sanchez autographs on the market and it seems like that’s how he likes it.

Hank Aaron Signs Contract to Sign for Topps

Heritage Baseball Real One Auto Hank Aaron

Hank Aaron will wield a Sharpie for Topps’ upcoming 2011 baseball card inserts.

Michael Vick Signs Deal for Game-Worn Gear, Autographs

Vick autograph

J.O. SportsCo has signed Michael Vick to a game-used equipment and autograph contract.

Topps Crops Carl Crawford, Adrian Gonzalez for 2011 Cards

Carl Crawford 2011 Topps card

The graphic artists at Topps went to work creating fresh cards of the two newest Red Sox to be inserted into 2011 packs.

2012 Sports Collectors Convention Moves to Baltimore

nscc logo

Cleveland is out and the National Sports Collectors Convention will return to Baltimore in 2012.

Collection of Hall of Famer Contracts Consigned to Auction

1902 Christy Mathewson contract

A group of 35 original player contracts spanning virtually the entire history of pro baseball, are headed for auction.

Panini Will Sell John Wall Memorabilia

John Wall

Not only will Panini put autographed cards of the NBA’s top draft pick in its basketball products, the company has also won the rights to sell his jerseys, shoes and more.

2010 NBA Finals Jersey Auction Begins

NBA Finals

From the lockerroom to the auction block, the Lakers and Celtics jerseys are drawing bids.

Topps Renews Euro Soccer Deal

Topps

Man (or at least card companies) can’t live on baseball alone.

Inside Vikings’ Game-Worn Jersey Deal

The Minnesota Vikings are one team that signed a deal to sell its game-worn jerseys to a single, private company.