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All PSA 10 1989 Upper Deck Baseball Set on the Market

PSA 10 Ken Griffey Jr. Upper Deck rookie card

The world’s only complete PSA 10 graded set of 1989 Upper Deck baseball cards is on the market.

Rich Klein’s Ramblings: A Chat with PSA’s Joe Orlando

PSA DNA President Joe Orlando

He was one of the company’s earliest supporters back in the 1990’s and a few years later, PSA recruited Joe Orlando. He’s been there ever since.

Minnesota Collector Wins $12,000 Mathewson Card

Cracker Jack Christy Mathewson PSA 8 1915

A vintage card collector from Minnesota and four others are getting prizes and PSA’s Set Registry grew a bunch during the company’s recent contest.

PSA Parent Company Sets Revenue Record in 4th Quarter

Collectors Universe

The demand for PSA and PSA/DNA services along with coin grading services helped boost revenue at Collectors Universe.

Manziel Not Penalized (Much) for Autographs but Case Remains Open (Sort of)

Johnny Manziel autographed photo

The NCAA and Texas A&M say they have no evidence that Johnny Manziel was paid for signing thousands of autographs for dealers but the case may not be closed.

4th Rated PSA Set of 1914 Cracker Jacks Hits Auction Block

John McGraw 1914 Cracker Jack

A high-ranking set of 1914 Cracker Jack baseball cards is up for grabs in Love of the Game’s current auction, but it’s not certain whether they’ll go one at a time or all to one hungry buyer.

PSA Giving Away 1915 Cracker Jack Christy Mathewson

Cracker Jack Christy Mathewson PSA 8 1915

Four prizes, including a $12,000 Cracker Jack card, will be given away by Professional Sports Authenticator and PSA/DNA Authentication Services in conjunction with the continuing growth of the popular PSA Set Registry and PSA/DNA Set Registry programs. “There are already more than 85,000 sets registered on our website, and we’ll be giving away special prizes […]

PSA Plans Cracker Jack Card Centennial With $2 Million Display, Autographs and Give-Aways at NSCC

The Cracker Jack Collection cover

The upcoming centennial of the vintage Cracker Jack baseball sets will be in focus inside PSA’s booth at this year’s National Sports Collectors Convention.

Market for Super Bowl Tickets & Stubs Shows No Sign of Slowing

Ticket stub Super Bowl III

From the half empty LA Coliseum to the $2 million commercial, the big game has come a long way and that goes for the hobby of collecting Super Bowl tickets. We’ve got a quick glance at what you can expect to pay for some of the biggies.

Stan Musial Rookie Cards, Autographs in Demand After HOFer’s Death

Stan Musial autographed baseball

Fondly remembered by fans who saw him play or met him later, Stan Musial’s rookie cards and autographs sold briskly over the weekend.

Jumbo Wagner Going Back on the Block

Honus Wagner T206 PSA 5 MC

A PSA 5 T206 Honus Wagner card, carrying extra large borders and a ‘miscut’ designation is coming up for sale, 4 years after it went for $1.62 million.

1951 Bowman Mickey Mantle: The Smart Collector’s Better Buy?

1951 Bowman Mickey Mantle rookie card

His 1952 Topps card may be on the Mt. Rushmore of collecting, but the 1951 Bowman Mickey Mantle seems comparatively undervalued.

PSA/DNA Releases List of 2012’s Most Faked Autographs

Babe Ruth non-genuine signed baseball

Babe Ruth, Lou Gehrig, Mickey Mantle, Kobe Bryant and Ted Williams are among those on PSA/DNA’s list of the most faked sports autographs of 2012 but the list also includes entertainers and a recently deceased astronaut.

Is the Time Right to Buy a 1952 Topps Mickey Mantle?

1952 Topps Mantle ungraded

A card that once kept sales figure chart arrows pointing upward has seen dips at certain grade levels over the last couple of years. It may be a buyer’s market for the 1952 Topps Mickey Mantle.

1933 George C. Miller Set: Beat But Beautiful

Bill Terry card 1933 George C Miller

You’ve heard of Goudey cards but they have a contemporary that’s much harder to find but even more attractive. Meet the 1933 George C. Miller baseball set.

Fleer Tried to Appease Collectors Looking for 1959 Ted Williams Card #68

Ted Williams card 68 1959 Fleer

The 1959 Fleer Ted Williams set had one missing card but the company did its best to appease collectors who asked more than 50 years ago.

Infographic: 1975 Topps Rookie Cards

Infographic 1975 Topps rookie cards

Most consider it “the” set to have from the 1970s. So which of the four major rookie cards in the 1975 Topps baseball set is toughest to find in NM/MT condition?

1954 Clemente Winter League Contract, Ruth, Young Autos Part of Auction

Sporting News questionnaire Cy Young autograph

A 1954 Puerto Rican Winter League contract signed by a 20-year-old Roberto Clemente is among 700 lots up for bid at Iconic Memorabilia. Babe Ruth autographs, a Sporting News baseball questionnaire filled out by Cy Young…and a pair of John Lennon’s old specs are also on the block.

Sweet Caporal Pins 1910-1912

Sweet Caporal Ty Cobb

Think you can’t afford any pre-WWI tobacco-related baseball memorabilia? Think again. Sweet Caporal pins are similar to T205 and much cheaper.

PSA Reaches 20 Million Items Certified

Bryce Harper 2011 Bowman Chrome auto

From 200 or 300 items certified per month to more than one million per year, PSA’s ongoing growth has pushed the company to a new milestone.