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Photo of the Day: Packers vs Bears 1939

Packers 1939 Clarke Hinkle Wrigley Field

Clarke Hinkle is on the move in a key Western Conference showdown at a place best known for baseball.

Vintage Photo of the Day: Don Hutson at Alabama in 1934

Alabama end Don Hutson photo 1934

A rare early image of an NFL legend before he turned pro is up for bid via RMY Auctions.

‘Hutson Letters’ Recall a Time When Superstars Wrote Letters to Fans

Hutsonletter

In 1938, Don Hutson was bound and determined to make sure a Packers fan in Delaware got those autographs he wanted.

MEARS Auction Includes Big NFL Collection

Rare Saints helmet

A collection of game-used and game-worn NFL items, many from the Green Bay Packers of the 1980s and 90s, will be up for bid starting this weekend.

Matt Flynn Rookie Cards on Fire

Matt Flynn autographed 208 Leaf Monikers

Sellers couldn’t list them fast enough, and speculators and Packer fans couldn’t buy Matt Flynn rookie cards fast enough on Sunday, after a record-setting performance by a quarterback who stands to be one hot free agent.

Aaron Rodgers’ Rarest Rookie Card Auto Has Air of Mystery

Upper Deck Rookie Premiere Rodgers auto

Just how many signed copies of the 2005 Upper Deck Rookie Premiere Aaron Rodgers are floating around out there? Then there’s the ones with the sticker…

NFL, Packers, Jeter, Bulls Among eBay’s Top Sellers in 2011

ebay

eBay has been tracking what’s been selling this year. The volume will put any thoughts of the auction giant’s decline out of your head.

Blog: Topps Rookie All Star Team, Packers Gamers on Sale

Topps All Rookie team

Topps names its annual All-Rookie squad while the unbeaten Packers are asking big bucks for a smattering of game worn jerseys.

Rodgers Rookie Cards Have Doubled in Value Since Start of NFL Season

Aaron Rodgers auto rookie card Exquisite

Scoff if you must at the volatility of the new card market, but clearly there’s a bull market on Aaron Rodgers rookie cards that shows no sign of slowing down.

Unique Sports Photos, Vintage Packers Memorabilia, Game Used Bats Headline MEARS Auction

Curly Lambeau Packers 1921

MEARS offers up some historic sports pieces in its latest auction–including the entire photo archive of a Florida newspaper.

Sun-Times Show Set for This Weekend

Stephens Convention Center

Just over three months after the National, it’s time for major hobby dealers and some famous names to converge on suburban Chicago for another big show.

1966 Packers Team Signed Football Was Waiter’s Tip

NFL team signed football

A waiter who treated the world champs right earned a team signed football along with his tip. Now, the fresh-to-the-hobby ball with 53 top of the line autographs representing the first Super Bowl winners is going on the auction block.

MEARS Auction Salutes Fall Classic

Ralph Kiner bat

Dozens of vintage bats, a 1929 Packers championship watch, and a wide variety of items from every sport are part of the current MEARS online auction.

Hank Aaron Rookie Jersey Brings $167,300

Milwaukee Braves 1954 Hank Aaron jersey

What might be the jersey Hank Aaron was wearing when he belted his first of 755 career home runs is sold to a private collector.

Sun-Times Show Opens Friday

Stephens Convention Center

One of the hobby’s longest-running events is back for another three-day run.

National Sports Collectors Convention Autograph List Released

Ripken

A starting lineup of autograph guests for this year’s National Sports Collectors Convention.

Lifetime Ticket Collection Full of Memories

sherr

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

Super Bowl XLV Programs Printed, Packed, Shipped

Super Bowl XLV program

The game is still more than a week away, but the program for Super Bowl XLV is out. We’ve got the video of the printing process and a visit to a Milwaukee card show where Packers stuff is even hotter than usual.

Seamstresses Keep Packers Looking Sharp

mathews jersey

Next time you see a “game worn” Packers jersey on the market, think of this story.

Special Lombardi Letter Will Raise $ for Charity

Lombardi letter

A newly-discovered letter signed by Vince Lombardi has some history on its side.