Jackie Robinson

Jackie Robinson’s HOF Induction Plaque Headlines Lelands Auction

The plaque presented to Jackie Robinson as he entered the Hall of Fame in 1962 joins Babe Ruth memorabilia and dozens of important horse racing items.

1952 Topps Jackie Robinson Among Set’s Gems

It’s double printed, sure, but so is that Mantle guy. The 1952 Topps Jackie Robinson is among the most sought after cards in the high number series.

Do U.S. Mint Baseball Coins Belong in Your Collection?

Learn more about U.S. Mint baseball coins and how legal tender half dollars and silver dollars issued by the mint have commemorated our national pastime.

1950 Bowman Baseball a Trend Setter

Stan the Man and Joe D. may have been no-shows, but the 1950 Bowman baseball set aptly chronicled the Whiz Kids and set a standard for issues that followed.

Photo of the Day: Original Image From Jackie Robinson MVP Presentation

A photo from the archives of the Chicago Daily News showing Jackie Robinson accepting the 1947 Rookie of the Year award is up for bid.

Photo of the Day: The First Robinsons of Spring

A photographer knew greatness when he saw it. Rookie Frank Robinson is shown with Dodgers great Jackie Robinson in spring 1956 in a photo now at auction.

Historic Jackie Robinson Photo Leads RMY Auction

A UCLA football photo heralded Jackie Robinson’s signing by the Brooklyn Dodgers in the fall of 1945.

Vintage Set of the Week: 1953 Topps Baseball Cards Are Palm-Sized Masterpieces

It may be outpaced by its 1952 counterpart in terms of media coverage and card values , but when it comes to artistry on cardboard, there may be none better than ’53 Topps.

Photo of the Day: Ump Catches Air as Jackie Slides in ’48 Pennant Chase

In the heat of the 1948 pennant race, a photographer captures Jackie Robinson creating havoc on the basepaths. Find out what was going on in this Dodgers-Cubs matchup.

1940s A.L. Document Disparaging Negro League Players Up for Bid

A document at auction this week reveals a “don’t rock the boat” philosophy and a short-sighted opinion on the skills of Negro League players in the 1940s.

SCP Has T206 Wagner, ’52 Mantle, Jackie Robinson Memorabilia

Part of a massive T206 collection, the newly-graded T206 ‘Chesapeake’ Wagner card carries a pre-sale estimate well into six figures.

Photo of the Day: Jackie Robinson, Gridiron Star

Before he was a Dodger, Jackie Robinson was dodging tacklers as a football standout. This rare 75-year-old photo showcases one of his greatest moments.

1950: When Bowman Ruled the Card Kingdom

Full color arrived in the 1950 Bowman Baseball set, an attractive collection of painted players that ranks among the decade’s more affordable issues.

Robinson Rookie Cards Still Hobby Gold

A look at recent big sales and the hottest Jackie Robinson cards.

Signed Lou Gehrig Mitt Headlines All-Star FanFest Auction

A young boy whose family was close with Lou Gehrig and his wife in the mid-1930’s wound up with a treasure–and a lifelong memory.

Photo of the Day: Branch Rickey, Cardinals Manager

An original Branch Rickey news photo from 1921, shows the innovative Hall of Famer during his on field managerial tenure.

New Kid in Town: Jackie Robinson Joins UCLA Football Squad

He was more than just a baseball player. Our Photo of the Day shows Jackie Robinson in the early days of his legendary UCLA athletic career.

Vintage Photo of the Day: Jackie Robinson On Doorstep of History

The Brooklyn Dodgers 1947 spring training was unlike any other and our Vintage Photo of the Day showcases Jackie Robinson, preparing to make history.

Robinson Bat, Jordan Items Pace $2.3 Million Auction

A bat given to future civil rights activist Walter Blount Jr. in 1956 sold for over $162,000, leading a sale that also included some much discussed Michael Jordan college memorabilia.

T206 Wagner, Jackie Robinson Rookie Trophy Bring Combined $1 Million+

A T206 Honus Wagner and Jackie Robinson’s original 1947 Rookie of the Year trophy were among the items sold by Lelands.