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Intriguing Bats Part of MEARS Auction

Trujillo bat

Players today don’t know what ‘pressure’ is.

MLB: Stop or We’ll Sue!

Jeter signed baseball

Apparently, selling Derek Jeter baseballs with a special 3,000 hit inscription can be VERY confusing to an uneducated public.

Gold Home Run Derby Balls to Debut

Home Run Derby Gold Baseball

For your most elite autographs…a $150 baseball.

Cuban, Negro League Items Top Auction

Cuban baseball card Jose Mendez

A 1910 Punch Tobacco card of Jose Mendez and a Pittsburgh Crawfords team photo with Josh Gibson were the stars in a recent auction.

Rays’ Throwbacks Thumb Nose at History

Tampa Bay Smokers jerseys

Can you eliminate the coolest part of an old jersey and still call it a throwback? Apparently so. Collectors buying them…beware.

2011 Bowman Baseball Box Break

2011 Bowman box

Card shops have been going through plenty of one of the year’s most anticipated products. What did our box buster get?

Topps Brings Heritage Concept to Minor League Cards

Bryce Harper 2011 Topps Heritage auto

Topps will milk its Heritage concept–and Bryce Harper exclusive–for one more set this year.

MLB Pink Bat, Gear Auction Underway

Holliday pink bat

The Mother’s Day pink bats, gloves, cleats and other gear is up for bid as Major League Baseball’s annual breast cancer fundraiser gets underway.

1960 Topps Football Set Affordable–Even in Graded Form

Jim Brown 1960 Topps football

Looking for a vintage football card set that won’t crush your budget? This might be the one.

2011 Bowman Frenzy Underway

Bryce Harper 2011 Bowman autograph card

Box and case prices are soaring. There’s a mad rush for an autographed rookie card. What is this, 2010?

Cam Perron is the World’s Coolest Kid

Cam Perron

Who do former Negro League players call their friend, confidant and greatest advocate? A 16-year-old collector from Massachusetts.

Upper Deck Offers Up 2011 MLS Card Set

2011 Upper Deck MLS Donovan

Upper Deck’s latest effort? Soccer cards with autographs and game jersey swatches.

Phils’ Sizzling on Field, In Shops

Phillies jersey

It’s a good time to be a dealer of sports cards and memorabilia in Philadelphia.

1981 Changed Baseball Cards Forever

1981donruss

Thirty years ago this month, collectors were scrambling to make sense of a new era in baseball cards.

Roberts Rings Top Philly Auction

2008 Phillies World Series ring

Pieces of Robin Roberts’ career with the Phillies go on the block.

Bryce Harper’s First Card Coming

Bryce Harper 2011 Topps Pro Debut

Teen sensation Bryce Harper will make his Topps debut in about two months.

Panel to Examine the Story of Baseball’s Beginnings

1875 baseball team

Collectors of 19th century baseball memorabilia–and fans of all types–may soon learn more about baseball’s beginnings.

Posey Signing for San Francisco Dealer

Signed Buster Posey jersey

Special World Series jerseys are now part of the mix as 2010 NL Rookie of the Year Buster Posey conducts another signing session for LC Galleries.

Miley Collection Now Belongs to Library of Congress

microphone

The largest privately held collection of audio recordings of sports events–the lifelong passion of one man– has a new home inside the nation’s library.

Hockey for Huggies Auction Blends Moms with Memorabilia

Game worn Taylor Hall jersey

The NHL is hoping to make it easier for families trying to buy the bare essentials for their babies by holding an online auction as part of the Hockey for Huggies program.