Mickey Mantle


Topps’ Double-Zero Cards Of The 1960s Had Some Big Names

You (almost) always knew a player was a big deal when his Topps card number ended in double zero.

PSA 10 1961 Topps Clemente Brings $131,450

Two more cards crack the six-figure barrier at auction, each netting the owner a tidy profit while more Jerry Kramer Collection items find new homes.

Mantle Cards Crush Records in MLI Auction

The Mickey Mantle market continues to sizzle with the finest basic set of his cards on PSA’s registry selling for more than $750,000 at Memory Lane.

Photo of the Day: Mantle Stares at His Future

A 1951 photo taken just days into Mickey Mantle’s big league career and now at auction, shows him staring at another player wearing number 7.

Most Expensive Sports Memorabilia of 2015

Iconic trading cards, game-used bats and game-worn jerseys pushed to new heights. A look at the ten most expensive sports memorabilia of 2015.

1952 Topps Mickey Mantle: Looking to Own One?

Some believe the 1952 Topps Mickey Mantle is the most popular baseball card of all-time. A picture-perfect presentation of a star being born in New York, the Mantle card is a favorite of those seeking to invest in sports memorabilia and also of those who understand its significance in the hobby. Mantle, of course, was […]

Joe Carter Charity Auction Includes Signed Mantle Painting

An auction of vintage hockey cards, championship jewelry, autographs and more will support Joe Carter’s annual fundraiser benefitting youth programs.

1964 Rawlings Premium Set an Attractive Challenge

Packed with baseball gloves, the Rawlings Premium set actually spans three seasons and includes two Mickey Mantle cards.

Happy Anniversary: 1965 Bazooka Baseball Cards

Fifty years after its release, our Vintage Set of the Week is 1965 Bazooka Baseball, which brought back the usual Hall of Famers and mixed in some newcomers.

Ramblings: Mantle’s Youth Lives on Through Cardboard

Mickey Mantle left us 20 years ago this month. Rich Klein recalls getting a chance to see him play during his final season, bringing his cards to life.

Heritage Auction Has Chicago Flair, PSA 8 Mantle

Memorabilia of Chicago icons and this 1952 Topps Mickey Mantle, are generating plenty of interest at Heritage Auctions’ Summer Platinum Night.

Notes: Sy Berger’s Family to Attend Honor

An honor for the late Sy Berger this weekend. The info, plus the story of a couple of historic baseball pieces, Max Scherzer’s charity autograph program and more.

Vintage Set of the Week: 1955 Bowman Baseball

Who needs Sandy Koufax when you can have umpires inside tiny wood-grained television sets? At least the 1955 Bowman set made the impending Topps monopoly easier to swallow.

Vintage Set of the Week: 1965 Topps Baseball

Casey Stengel’s last card, Joe Morgan with a caliber on his cap, and the rookie card of the great “Tim” Hunter helped make 1965 Topps baseball set a collector favorite.

Vintage Set of the Week: 1961 Topps Baseball

What has two Cubs Hall of Fame rookie cards, a reluctant home run champ, and killer high numbers? It’s the 1961 Topps baseball set, an all-time classic with no asterisk required.

Photo Used for 1950s Mantle Regional Cards Up for Bid

Amid-1950s photograph, the same image used on some of Mickey Mantle’s baseball cards is our Vintage Photo of the Day.

1959 Topps Baseball Set Took Collectors Through the Porthole

Roger Maris in a fishbowl? The 1959 Topps baseball set featured an unusual design that let collectors set sail with their favorite players.

Vintage Set of the Week: 1964 Topps Baseball Might Rub Off on You

The 1964 Topps baseball set may lack big-name rookies, but it offers collectors an affordable glimpse into baseball at the tail-end of a Yankees dynasty.

5 Great Mickey Mantle Cards on a Budget

Building a nice little collection of Mickey Mantle cards which offer a career retrospective doesn’t have to be out of your league.

Mantle Items, Top End 1957 Topps Set Pace SCP Sale

An early Mickey Mantle bat and jersey sold for over $470,000 while one of the best known sets of 1957 Topps baseball cards hit more than $200,000.