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

1964 Topps Mantle

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.

New Gehrig Bat Uncovered; Was Used as Homeowner’s Protection

Bat Rite Lou Gehrig bat barrel

A bat once kept by a door to be used in case of break-in and nearly given away, was actually a Lou Gehrig game model. It’s now heading to auction.

Man Who Caught A-Rod’s 660th Home Run Ball May Sell

Shuster

A Red Sox fan and sports collector caught the ball hit by Alex Rodriguez for his 660th home run. He’s mulling his options.

Photo Used for Mantle’s 1958 Topps All-Star Card at Auction

Mickey Mantle photo 1956

An 8×10 photo taken two years earlier and used as the basis for the 1958 Topps Mickey Mantle All-Star card is at RMY Auctions.

Jeffrey Maier’s Glove Goes on Auction Block

Jeffrey Maier catch

Jeffrey Maier’s glove, famous for hauling in a Derek Jeter drive in the 1996 ALCS, robbing the Orioles of a potential victory, has already been sold once.

1924 Yankees Team Photo Shows Young Gehrig

Yankees 1924 team photo

He was soon bound for Hartford and Lou Gehrig defers to his veteran teammates on a newly discovered 1924 Yankees team photo.

1922 Ruth ‘Suspension Photo’ Headlines RMY Auction

Babe Ruth 1922 photo

A rare photo of Babe Ruth during his barnstorming suspension of 1922 recalls a clash of wills with Commissioner Landis.

Image Captures Mickey Mantle’s Powerful Swing During ’61 Chase

1961 Mickey Mantle photograph

A rare wire photo of Mickey Mantle taking a powerful swing at a pitch during the 1961 home run chase is among the featured items at RMY Auctions.

Billy Martin Cards Chronicle Fast, Furious Life

Billy Martin 1969 Topps

Billy Martin baseball cards are many, spread over four decades in the game. It was on Christmas 1989 when baseball lost one of its most colorful figures.

Photo of the Day: Hockey and the Iron Horse

1934 New York Rangers Lou Gehrig

The Yankees star first baseman’s streak was underway and he took time out to greet some NHL colleagues who were doing the same in this rare photograph.

Remembering a Young Jeter’s First Card Show

Joe Ferguson

A North Carolina man recalls lining up a young Derek Jeter for a card show autograph session for less than you’ll pay for one signed item today.

Babe Ruth’s 1923 World Series Watch Coming to Auction

1923 World Series watch Babe Ruth

The 1923 World Series championship watch presented to Babe Ruth has emerged from one of the world’s best baseball memorabilia collections and will be sold at auction.

Leyritz Selling Big Home Run Bats, Jersey, ’96 World Series Ring

Leyritz 1999 bat

He had a knack for clutch homers in the playoffs, but now some of the big home run bats used by Jim Leyritz are being sold at auction.

First Items from Dreier Collection Up for Sale

Dreier Collection T206 Wagner PSA 4

Eight items from the massive collection of baseball memorabilia belonging to Chad and Doug Dreier have been unveiled.

1927 Yankees Uniform to Be Auctioned

Ray Morehart 1927 Yankees uniform

A rare original and complete 1927 New York Yankees uniform, worn by infielder Ray Morehart, has been consigned to a 2012 auction.

Chris Chambliss’ 1976 Yankees ALCS Jersey to be Auctioned

Chris Chambliss game jersey 1976 ALCS

The jersey Chris Chambliss was wearing when he propelled the Yankees to their 1970s glory is among the items up for bid on a new auction platform.

Derek Jeter Honored by Slugger Museum

Louisville Slugger Museum Jeter statue

Fans will get a chance to handle a game-used Derek Jeter bat while taking a gander at a new statue of the Yankee great.

Jeter’s 3,000th Hit Ball: What’s it Worth?

game used baseball

He’ll have to wait until July to continue the chase, but if Derek Jeter’s 3000th hit winds up in the stands, the sky’s the limit.

Richie Ashburn Items, Vintage Material in Huggins & Scott Auction

Game used Richie Ashburn glove

More than three dozen pieces associated with Richie Ashburn lead off the industry’s latest sports memorabilia catalog auction.

Saints, LeBron Among Top eBay Sellers in 2010

ebay

Some interesting stats from eBay on selling figures from the sports and sports memorabilia realm this year.