Iconic debut aside, Topps trumped Bowman then–and now–if eBay stats are any indication.
The ongoing supply of fake autograph pieces isn’t going away. Is there no way to find the source of the slimy signatures produced by forgers?
Not every kid who grew up in the 1980s and 90s was after the latest issue.
Columnist Bill Simmons is back at the National Sports Collectors Convention, marveling, mocking and generally having a grand time with everything the dealers brought to Chicago.
A few more observations and information from the last day of the 32nd National.
Meet a couple of guys who give a fresh take on old cards.
2011 Topps Heritage is like a magnet.
Manager Jim Leyland and a couple of Tigers coaches get a tour of Ernie Harwell’s lifetime collection of baseball memorabilia and notes.
About half of George Danesky’s house is covered in Steelers memorabilia.
There’s no glut of Mark Sanchez autographs on the market and it seems like that’s how he likes it.
Baseball is a big part of Jim Leefer’s life.
The title is now vacant, but what about the official Reggie Bush Heisman art?
From hero to zero in record time. LeBron James is now reviled in the city that once thought he would lead them to NBA glory.
Bill Schubert’s Pete Rose game-used bat isn’t going to be sold right now, but it’s now worth a lot more money.
Every day is game day at this guy’s house.
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.
I read on a blog post by a Wisconsin collector that LeRoy Kilps, the president of the Wisconsin Sports Collectors Association, has passed away. LeRoy has been with the group in some capacity for a very long time, helping run the monthly shows at Gonzaga Hall in Milwaukee. The WSCA has held them there for close to 30 […]
While Bernie and Ruth Madoff’s jewelry and furs will get most of the attention, Saturday’s US Marshal’s sale also includes some nice hockey cards, an MJ rookie and some autographed footballs.
Give this guy an ‘A’ for creativity in marketing…even if it is a ‘borrowed’ concept: The Marquess Gallery, featuring the photographic baseball art of Don Marquess, has instituted its own “cash for clunkers” program, under which people turning in old clunker art (at least 11”x14”), will be rewarded with a one-third discount on any art […]