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Coughlin’s Super Bowl Flip Card, Cap Up for Bid

Super Bowl XLVI flip chart

The Tom Coughlin auction of game-used Super Bowl items benefits the foundation of the Giants’ head coach.

Sneak Peek at Warriors Autograph Stash; Steiner Giants Session

Giants helmets

The New York Giants celebrate their Super Bowl win by grabbing a Sharpie and we also get a look at the Golden State Warriors’ pile of swag.

Panini Offering Special NFL Experience Card Sets

Montana

Panini sponsors the card show and autograph session at the NFL Experience and they’re ready to hand out some newly minted football cards to those who attend.

Giants Named Topps Organization of the Year

Topps

Topps digs what the San Francisco Giants organization is doing.

Has Bobby Thomson’s 1951 ‘Shot’ Jersey Already Been Found?

Bobby Thomson 1951 jersey

Collectors have wondered for years what became of the jersey Bobby Thomson was wearing when he hit the ‘Shot Heard ‘Round the World’. It may have been sitting in one man’s collection for the last six years.

34 MLB Draftees Now Part of Bowman Draft Picks

2011 Bowman Draft Picks and Prospects box

Topps adds four more signers to its upcoming 2011 Bowman Draft Picks and Prospects series.

Topps Adds More Autographs to 2011 Bowman Draft Picks

Bryce Harper autographed card

Topps has landed some more youngsters to its stable of autograph signers in an upcoming product.

Fear the Beard…Guard Your Wallet

Brian Wilson

Brian Wilson and his beard are going to add a few dozen more autographs to a fairly limited supply.

More Foreign Vintage Baseball Cards Part of Auction

vintage baseball cards

More cards from the wide-ranging Richard Merkin Collection are on the block this month.

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.

Official World Series Paintings Pricey, Rare

Official 2010 World Series painting

Sports artist Opie Otterstad’s MLB-sanctioned painting of the Giants 2010 victory comes out next week. Players are often among the first in line to score a print in this decade-long series.

Posey Signing for San Francisco Dealer

Signed Buster Posey jersey

Special World Series jerseys are now part of the mix as 2010 NL Rookie of the Year Buster Posey conducts another signing session for LC Galleries.

2011 Baseball Breakout Candidates

Bumgarner Chrome auto rookie

Five guys whose cards you may wish you’d have bought before the season started.

Latos “I Hate SF” Signed Balls Raise Money, Stir Ire

Matt Latos "I Hate SF" autographed baseball

San Diego Padres’ pitcher Mat Latos signed three baseballs with a special inscription that stirred up an already hot rivalry.

Lifetime Ticket Collection Full of Memories

sherr

Stan Sherr’s ticket stubs are a link to a lifetime of going to games.

Giant Victory for Bay Area Card Shops

San Francisco Giants fans are making it a happy holiday season indeed for sports card shops in the area.

Renteria’s Bat; Lincecum’s Jersey to Hall of Fame

Edgar Renteria

Some history-making World Series memorabilia has been packaged up and will be on display at Cooperstown.

MLB Authenticators Busy in Post-Season

MLB authentication hologram

What’s being tagged in this year’s World Series? A better question…what isn’t?

Cowboys Not Thrilled With Eli’s Autograph

Eli Manning Texas Stadium wall signature

This is one autograph that was not treasured.

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.