John Rogers

Notes: Leaf Paige Listed; Chicago Show Update, Rogers Foreclosures, New Shop

A rare Leaf Satchel Paige eBay sighting; cancelled autograph signings, a bank forecloses on two John Rogers properties and a new shop in Minnesota.

Charles Conlon Photo Archive Could Be Sold Soon

An Arkansas judge sifting through business assets of troubled former dealer John Rogers has opened the door for the valuable collection to be sold, perhaps by summer.

Notebook: 1952 Mantle, T206 Plank at Auction

A GAI 7 1952 Topps Mantle and a PSA 2 T206 Plank are at auction, old boxes bring bucks, John Rogers is arrested, Yogi’s appraisal fair and a new book on electric football games.

Notebook: PSA Reaches Milestone, $1.3 Million Court Award in Rogers Case

PSA has now certified 25 million items…and an Arkansas court hands over a large judgment against John Rogers.

Notes: Big Prices for Those 70s Cards; Bossy Puck; Legal Roundup

Some high-grade 1970s baseball cards draw major bids; Mike Bossy gets his 50 goal puck back after 27 years and the FBI and government attorneys visit Arkansas.

Rogers Arrested for Contempt

Failing to comply with a court order in connection with a local bank’s lawsuit, sports memorabilia dealer and photo archive business owner John Rogers has been jailed.

Notebook: SI Catches Up With Crazy Card Photo Subjects

Traveling to meet and re-photograph some of the guys who appeared on those nutty cards of the past? Sounds like fun. It’s one of the stories in the Notebook.

Arrest Warrant for John Rogers; New Lawsuit Filed

A bank seeking $15 million from former sports memorabilia and photo dealer John Rogers isn’t happy he’s pleading the fifth amendment.

Value of Conlon Photos Part of Complex Equation

With legal claims mounting, the glass plate negatives containing the work of Charles Conlon remain in limbo.

Offer for Rogers’ Business Interests Lacks Financing; Concern for Conlon Photos

An offer for assets controlled by John Rogers is no longer under consideration for lack of financing.

1924 Babe Ruth Bat at Center of Latest Rogers Lawsuit

Two Milwaukee area men say they’re out a Babe Ruth and a mountain of cash after a deal with troubled Arkansas businessman John Rogers went south.

Report: FBI Raid Included Cards Listed as Rogers Loan Collateral

Some of what the FBI took from John Rogers’ Arkansas business last year were items he’d listed as collateral on millions of dollars in bank loans.

Second Former Business Partner Suing Rogers

A new civil suit claims Arkansas dealer John Rogers had created a Ponzi-style scheme that took a business partner on an expensive ride.

Receiver Appointed in Rogers Case

A judge has appointed a receiver for John Rogers businesses and ordered the preservation of some important photo collections he once controlled.

Lawsuit Adds More Intrigue to FBI Investigation

An expensive purchase of baseball memorabilia included items made long after their purported dates of origin, leading to a lawsuit.

Allen Pleads Guilty as Memorabilia Investigation Takes New Twist

Federal agents put a wire on Legendary Auctions’ President Doug Allen after he agreed to cooperate –but then things got interesting according to his guilty plea.

News and Notes: Lawsuit Over Photos; NFL Player’s Stuff Missing; Burdick Letter

A lawsuit over a major collection of negatives, police hunt a thief in South Carolina, a Jeff Burdick letter is up for grabs, recalling Hoyt Wilhelm and more.

News & Notes: FBI to Return Some Items from AR search, NBA Exec Recalls Launch of Topps’ 69-70 Set

A Little Rock media outlet says the FBI will give back some of what was taken from Rogers Photo Archive last week; a retired NBA PR man says the commissioner stepped in to get 1969-70 Topps off the ground and a Peyton Manning jersey sells for $33,000.

Jumbo Wagner Going Back on the Block

A PSA 5 T206 Honus Wagner card, carrying extra large borders and a ‘miscut’ designation is coming up for sale, 4 years after it went for $1.62 million.

CBS News Visits Rogers Archive

Visit the offices of the Rogers Photo Archive, where millions of photographs acquired from photographers and news sources get scanned, filed and readied for sale.