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High Grade Babe Ruth Baseball Tops Bidding in $1.6 Million Memory Lane Auction

Autographed Babe Ruth baseball graded 8 Memory Lane

One of the best known Babe Ruth autographed baseballs, a high grade card of a current superstar and hundreds of other items were sold as Memory Lane wrapped up its final auction of the year with a tally of nearly $1.6 million.

Mint T206 Walter Johnson Among Big Sellers in Memory Lane Event

WalterJohnsonT206

Hundreds of rare and high grade vintage sports card and pieces of memorabilia were offered in Memory Lane Inc.’s latest I Own it Now catalog with the holy grail of Walter Johnson cards heading up the sales.

Childhood Treasure Coming to Auction: High Grade 1954 Brooklyn Dodgers Autographed Ball Has Quite a Story to Tell

Brooklyn Dodgers 1954 signed baseball

A young African-American boy’s trip to the east coast led him to the locker room of the legendary Brooklyn Dodgers where he was given something he cherished for decades. Now, that piece of baseball history is about to be sold.

Lou Gehrig Photos Are a Passion for Southern California Collector

Lou Gehrig with bats

Jimmy Cantanzaro loves baseball history and his passion has built the world’s best collection of original Lou Gehrig photos.

Rare Vintage Finds, Ruth Signed Baseballs Highlight Just Opened Memory Lane Auction

Eddie Plank T206

One of the better examples of the rare T206 Eddie Plank join some fresh discoveries in Memory Lane’s “The Find” auction.

Newly Graded 1916 M101-5 Complete Set Coming to Auction

Babe Ruth M101-5

A high grade 1916 M101-5 Sporting News baseball card set, one never before seen in the mainstream hobby, has been consigned to Memory Lane’s upcoming auction.

Auction Reps Talk About Trends in the Hobby

Tobacco tin Ty Cobb REA

What’s ahead in the sports collecting business? Some auction company officials have been around long enough to see where the hobby’s been and see where it’s going.

High Grade Autographed Babe Ruth Baseball Sells for $97,000

Babe Ruth autographed baseball grade 8.5

One of the best known single-signed Babe Ruth baseballs known to exist changed hands for $97,000 in Memory Lane Inc.’s latest I Own It Now catalog event last week.

Memory Lane Sells PSA 1 1914 Baltimore News Babe Ruth for $325,000

Babe Ruth rookie card 1914

Just three years after it last changed hands, a 1914 Baltimore News Babe Ruth card graded ‘poor’ has sold for more than twice what the buyer paid.

Memory Lane’s I Own it Now Sale Includes 3 High End Babe Ruth Signed Baseballs

Babe Ruth autographed baseball grade 8.5

Among the 1,000+ lots in the private sale catalog are three Babe Ruth signed baseballs, all grading between PSA 7.5 and 8.5.

Memory Lane Will Display Historic Ruth, Gehrig Jerseys

1938 Babe Ruth jersey

Going to Baltimore? Get a free peek at a uniform from Babe Ruth’s final days on the diamond and one Lou Gehrig wore on the 1934 Tour of Japan.

Historic Collection of Babe Ruth Cards, Photos, Autographs Hits Auction Block

1927 Babe Ruth signed check

Two 1916 Babe Ruth rookie cards and several other vintage cards of the Bambino are being offered in Memory Lane’s upcoming Historic Rarities auction, but you’ll also find some pieces that come with fascinating histories, many consigned by the families who’ve owned them for decades.

Memory Lane Opens Historic Rarities Auction July 30

1916 Sporting News Babe Ruth rookie card

A pair of 1916 Babe Ruth rookie cards, a 1933 Yankees team-signed bat and hundreds of high grade, vintage sports cards will be among more than 1,300 items in Memory Lane Inc’s. next catalog auction, opened in time for showcasing at this year’s National Sports Collectors Convention in Baltimore.

Memory Lane to Exhibit Don Spence Collection of Babe Ruth Cards

Babe Ruth 1933 Sport Kings baseball card

Collectors at this year’s National Sports Collectors Convention will get to see part of the world’s best Babe Ruth baseball card collection and pick up a poster to take home.

Mistaken Identity: Memory Lane Suing…Memory Lane

Memory Lane

Classmates Inc.’s new branding effort has been nothing but a headache for one sports memorabilia auction house.

Billings, Montana: Signed Babe Ruth Ball Hotbed

High grade Babe Ruth ball

The Babe’s visit to Montana just months before his death has produced yet another autographed ball and enough memorabilia for one auction company to pay a visit.

Home Run Bats, Vintage Card Sets Top Auction

Ernie Banks home run 512 bat

Two historic home run bats and some top level vintage card sets were prime targets in Memory Lane Inc’s latest auction.

Top Level Vintage Sets Up for Bid

1955 Bowman Mickey Mantle

In addition to a dizzying array of high grade vintage sports cards and memorabilia in its upcoming Spring 2010 Catalog Sale, Memory Lane Inc. is offering an incredible group of complete vintage sports card sets, may of which are among the finest in the hobby. ”It’s the best group we’ve ever offered,” said Memory Lane’s […]

Memory Lane Ready to Launch Spring Auction

1955 Bowman graded set in boxes

High-grade vintage stars and sets from all sports go on the auction block later this week.

Rare Football Cards Top MLI’s Big Game Auction

Dozens of the most important football cards ever issued were sold over the weekend in Memory Lane’s first-ever all-football event.