The son of the man who created the Heisman Trophy award in 1935 uses winner signed footballs to raise money for the fight against MS.
Hall of Fame quarterback John Elway has his hands in a lot of different pies, but Monday he was Mr. Football Card.
A Cadillac Escalade pulled up to the home of Miami-based sports and entertainment agent David Sugarman Wednesday. It wasn’t there for a party.
Not only will Panini put autographed cards of the NBA’s top draft pick in its basketball products, the company has also won the rights to sell his jerseys, shoes and more.
Card shop owners are thanking the Washington Nationals for bringing Stephen Strasburg to the majors in time to drive summer sales.
Thanks to a generous benefactor, one of the few surviving 1914 Babe Ruth cards will apparently not be heading for the auction block.
The T206 proof strip featuring Honus Wagner and other goodies from the All-Star FanFest Auction is on a media tour and WPIX TV offers a little show and tell.
You never know who’s browsing eBay.
Upper Deck is bringing in fresh blood to steer the company forward.
After 64 years in storage, it was time to put that signed Yankee ball up for bid. Update: Ball Sold for $9,000.
Part two of our excerpt from the new book ‘Mint Condition; How Baseball Cards Became an American Obsession’ by Dave Jamieson. In the second half of Chapter One, Jamieson chronicles how Goodwin & Company’s insertion of ballplayers’ pictures into its cigarette packs launched a national craze in the late 19th century.
Some tips on giving yourself a better chance to win what you’re after…plus word of a second major auction during this year’s National Sports Collectors Convention. It’s all in this edition of the Insider.
Beckett photo advisor David Rudd Cycleback has a downloadable book that will put some serious photo knowledge in your collecting arsenal.
New feature alert: A look at what’s next on the auction circuit.
How hot are the New Orleans Saints? Fans in another gulf coast town had a shopping mall manager bearing bad news before an autograph session even started.
A 52 year-old pack of hockey cards was opened like a time capsule at a recent sports card show. Steady hands and a prayer were required. A good sense of humor helped.
Curt Flood’s family has consigned items from the late outfielder’s historic career to the upcoming Louisville auction which was worthy of a show-and-tell on St. Louis TV.
Can’t make it to Toronto? Grab a gander at some of the greatest hockey garb ever.
He’s still the king, but for those trying to wrap their arms around the history of Babe Ruth baseball cards, the history actually spans a few decades.