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NBA All-Star Programs Can Be Valuable

1952 NBA All-Star program

A link to a look at NBA All-Star programs, which offer two things collectors like: potential for growth, worldwide appeal and an element of scarcity.

Upper Deck Company Lays Off Five

Upper Deck Company

The latest round of layoffs includes public relations manager Terry Melia.

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.

MLB Prepares for Thome’s 600th

Thome

One milestone down; one more to go.

Gold Home Run Derby Balls to Debut

Home Run Derby Gold Baseball

For your most elite autographs…a $150 baseball.

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.

FBI Won’t Pursue Missing Puck; Not Fans of COA

FBI

Some serious talk about the missing Stanley Cup-winning puck in Chicago, including some bits of knowledge on all things memorabilia from the agency investigating the hobby.

Editor’s Blog: Pink Bats, Stolen Sigs, Pawn Star on Dave

Ryan Braun game used pink bat

Some quick hits–and a video–to close out the week.

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.

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.

Tribe Closer Perez is a Collector

Image from Beckett media

Even big leaguers splurge on baseball cards.

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.

MLB Authentication is Big Business

Authenticated-base

Big league games are now virtual authentication factories, with each item used between the lines treated as a commodity.

Next Year’s Draft Picks in This Year’s Baseball Cards

Team USA Baseball Cards

Members of Team USA have pre-rookie cards in several Topps products.

Andrew Cashner is Topps Finest Redemption #7

2010 Topps Finest Redemption Cashner Auto

This one’s autographed.

All-Star Game Turns Players into Collectors

all star game

Autograph collectors heaven is located inside the NL and AL clubhouses while players await the game.

New Boss: Upper Deck ‘Rebuilding’

Upper Deck Company

Stung by license losses, Upper Deck is refocusing under the direction of new leadership.

Santana, Stanton Part of Rookie Redemptions

Carlos Santana

Topps pushes its Rookie Redemption programs forward.

Getcher Free Game Used Baseballs Here!

game used baseball

Major League Baseball teams have gotten downright generous with the one, cheap game-used goodie they can just hand over.