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Collecting the Games: SoCal Man Stores Memories in Bins

Big event collector John Roche

He’ll be at this year’s Super Bowl…and the Final Four…and the All-Star Game. John Roche goes with nothing and comes back with a bin load of stuff.

A Tale of Two Home Run Balls

home run ball

Find out what happens when two potentially valuable home run balls sail to two completely different places.

Williams Fan, Collector Helps Kids

Bud Elwin

A Maine man uses his collection of baseball memorabilia to contribute much needed funds for a program hit hard by state budget cuts.

Fan Who Traded Jeter Ball for Memorabilia, Seats Could Owe Big Taxes

Christian Lopez after catching Jeter ball

Being an incredibly generous fan may not mean Christian Lopez escapes some financial responsibilities.

Card Collector Says Payment Frozen By Dealer’s Crime

Mark Schreiber

A card collector in Florida says he’s out his cards–and most of his money–because of a famous fitness guru’s fight against his former accountant.

Brooks Robinson: From Hospital to Autograph Table

Autographed picture Brooks Robinson

After battling a health issue, Brooks Robinson was his old self at a big Baltimore sports card show.

Editor’s Blog: News and Notes

Ted Williams purchase agreement

More hobby tidbits to snack on including a historic baseball document, Carmelo and some card company talk.

Ohio State Scandal a Reflection of Game Used Market

Pryor

Once they were probably considered little more than stinky old jerseys and trinkets. Not anymore.

Over 3 Dozen Cardinals at Winter Warmup

cardinals winter warmup

The St. Louis Cardinals bring past,present and future players to town to sign–and raise money for charity.

Landing Free Sports Memorabilia: Get Social

twitter

Connecting with players and teams through the major social networks could lead to free memorabilia.

Brandon Jacobs’ Helmet Toss: What’s it Worth?

Helmet Guy

An Indy football fan thought he’d caught a souvenir when Brandon Jacobs angrily fired his helmet into the crowd Monday night.

Oilers Garage Sale Draws Crowd

Edmonton Oilers game used jerseys

The Edmonton Oilers cleaned out their closets and fans walked away with the goods.

Wide-Eyed 1946 Kid Kept Signed Ball…Until Now

Autographed Yankees baseball 1946

After 64 years in storage, it was time to put that signed Yankee ball up for bid. Update: Ball Sold for $9,000.

Nice Gig: Dealer Sells Cards at Yankee Stadium

Andre Chiavelli and New Jersey Nets' guard Devin Harris

A business break has one vintage card dealer smiling.

Cubs Convention Show Mirrors Hobby Trends

Old and cheap is good.

TwinsFest Includes Card Show, Auction, Autographs

The Minnesota Twins seem to have the right idea when it comes to their annual winter fan fest, one that shows collectors and dealers some love.

Fan Gave Home Run Ball Back; Earned Scholarship

The best thing to come out of Mark McGwire’s controversial chase of Roger Maris 11 seasons ago? A guy who turned one of those historic baseballs into a career as a doctor.

Alex Rodriguez 500th Home Run Ball Hits Market

More than two years after it reached the hands of a young fan, the ball Alex Rodriguez sent into the stands of old Yankee Stadium for his biggest milestone homer is set to be sold.

Pujols Autographs the Hot Ticket in St. Louis

Albert Pujols will make another appearance at the Cardinals annual Winter Warm-Up, but you’ll need a combination of timing and luck to get one. Other players? Not quite as tough.

New AFL Book Honors League, Football Cards

If you remember the American Football League–or wish you did–there’s a new book out that will warm the fan in you–and the collector.