Iconic debut aside, Topps trumped Bowman then–and now–if eBay stats are any indication.
Collectors have wondered for years what became of the jersey Bobby Thomson was wearing when he hit the ‘Shot Heard ‘Round the World’. It may have been sitting in one man’s collection for the last six years.
It’s definitely the year of the collector on reality TV. Producers of a new TV show want to hear about your collecting obsession.
The arrival of cable TV turned a lot of people into Atlanta Braves fans. One blogger remembers the revolution–and the part that baseball cards played in developing his affection for a new powerhouse.
James Spence Authentication has made an investment in card grading firm SGC, while personnel moves are also happening.
What’s being tagged in this year’s World Series? A better question…what isn’t?
His gesture on the medal stand in Mexico City created a firestorm 42 years ago. Now, Tommie Smith’s gold is up for sale.
Helping himself to sports cards intended for others was just part of the problem.
24 years ago, Willie Mays left hundreds standing in line at a card show in Illinois.
A 1957 Parkhurst hockey set made it to a Canadian post office, but then what?
From 1961-63 John F. Kennedy threw out the first pitch at Griffith Stadium. Now, a signed JFK ball from that final opening day is on the auction block. But why is the family selling?
A Michigan man is hoping you’ll help his wife get her car in the garage by buying his cards.
Mickey Mantle memorabilia and cards are still the gold standard for post-War era collectors…but that also means those items are an inviting target for crooks.
I read on a blog post by a Wisconsin collector that LeRoy Kilps, the president of the Wisconsin Sports Collectors Association, has passed away. LeRoy has been with the group in some capacity for a very long time, helping run the monthly shows at Gonzaga Hall in Milwaukee. The WSCA has held them there for close to 30 […]