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Autographs from Hall’s First Induction Class Up for Bid

Stamp club member's letter to Ty Cobb.

A stamp club’s 1939 project resulted in a valuable first day cover with autographs from the first Baseball Hall of Fame induction.

Can Baseball Cards Make Metals Precious?

Miguel-Silver

Whether they have metal in them, on them or are made of it, metallic baseball cards put a more permanent spin on the cardboard concept.

Hall of Fame Election Makes a Star Out of 1969 Topps #237

1969 Topps Bobby Cox

You’ll have to go back 45 years to find a Bobby Cox rookie card. Now, his Hall of Fame managing credentials have added another pricey star to the Topps set.

Thomas is First Hall of Famer Whose Cards Were Issued in the Changed Hobby World

Frank Thomas 1990 Leaf

Every kid wanted a Frank Thomas rookie card when the hobby exploded in the early 1990s. His Hall of Fame induction is sort of a landmark.

2013 Panini Cooperstown Box Break/Review

Whitey Herzog auto Panini Cooperstown

2013 Panini Cooperstown marks the second year of the product. It got a new look this year but is it a better value for collectors?

Tony Gonzalez Rookie Cards In Search of Respect

Tony Gonzalez rookie card

He’s caught more passes than anyone except Jerry Rice so why don’t Tony Gonzalez rookie cards sell for more? See the list of those being watched on eBay.

New Website Focuses on Iconic Vintage Football Cards

1957 Topps Bart Starr

Some of the game’s all-time greats and their rookie cards are at the heart of a new website. Vintage Graded Football cards offers price info and more.

Jock Smith Jersey Collection Among Highlights of New SCORE! Exhibit in Vegas

SCORE - Football, Marcus Allen jersey

Sports collectors visiting Las Vegas may have a new destination to check out. The new SCORE! inside the Luxor Hotel is memorabilia and interactive exhibits all in one. The late Jock Smith’s game-worn jersey collection is a centerpiece.

Five Future Hall of Famers You Can Collect for a Song

Biggio auto

A rookie card, relic and autograph of five guys heading for Cooperstown won’t set you back more than $100.

What’s Hot in the Shop: Upper Deck Scoring With Football Set

Upper Deck College Football Legends box

A generous sprinkling of autographs featuring some well known players from the past has Upper Deck College Football Legends selling well.

Halladay No-Hitter Jersey Heading for Hall of Fame

Roy Halladay

Don’t plan on buying no-hit Roy’s jersey at auction, but one lucky fan snared a nice souvenir courtesy of Carlos Ruiz.

What were they thinking?

Tucked in the deep recesses of the hobby are some strange cards that somehow made their way to print.