Is your standard 1959 Mickey Mantle fan reply letter worth $100,000? No. Can you still sue? Apparently.
A bat from the earliest days of Babe Ruth’s major league career and a cap from his final season were among the big ticket items in a recent auction.
Mickey Mantle memorabilia and cards are still the gold standard for post-War era collectors…but that also means those items are an inviting target for crooks.
A new book slated for release next spring leans on 19th century baseball memorabilia to tell the tale of Charles “Old Hoss” Radbourn’s 59-win season. And…Billy Ripken, eat your heart out. Ol’ Hoss was first aboard the obscene baseball card train.
Fans lined up in the wee hours of the morning to grab bargain priced leftovers from the team’s Metrodome era.
The end of an era in pro football put an affordable set in those nickel packs.
Someone at Fox News apparently just discovered his collection of Bonds, McGwire and Canseco rookie cards aren’t worth squat.
Randy Brown earned three NBA championship rings while playing on the Michael Jordan era Bulls. He also made a lot of money. Now, though, his rings are being sold at a bankruptcy auction.
Ted Golden doesn’t sleep much these days. "Once every two or three days," he says. He’s about to become the father of a bouncing baby web site aimed at revolutionizing how collections are built and kept.