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Young Collector at SoCal Show Indicates Bright Hobby Future

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You think kids don’t appreciate history? We found one young baseball card collector in southern California with a passion for the old stuff.

Ramblings: Pieces of History or Sacrilege?

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Rich Klein catches up with Josh Evans of Lelands at the National where the discussion is about why it’s OK for parts from one plane crash to be in a Hall of Fame but Roberto Clemente’s plane is off limits.

Remarkable Rookie Card Collection Coming to Auction via Memory Lane

PSA 9 1951 Bowman Mickey Mantle

Collectors attending the National Sports Collectors Convention in Chicago this week will be able to feast their eyes on one of the most remarkable high grade collections of rookie cards featuring members of the Baseball Hall of Fame, all of it coming to the auction block next month. The “Graham Collection”, pieced together by a […]

Holy Mystery: Branch Rickey’s 1953 Pirates Signed Bible Falls into Library Group’s Hands

1953 Pirates signed Bible

We’re betting you’ve never seen one of these: a Bible signed by the 1953 Pittsburgh Pirates and dedicated to Branch Rickey. How’d it wind up with the Sacramento Public Library?

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.

Memory Lane’s I Own it Now Sale Includes 3 High End Babe Ruth Signed Baseballs

Babe Ruth autographed baseball grade 8.5

Among the 1,000+ lots in the private sale catalog are three Babe Ruth signed baseballs, all grading between PSA 7.5 and 8.5.

Topps Will Feature Roberto Clemente in 2012 Baseball Cards

1955 Topps Roberto Clemente PSA 10

You’ll see more of the late, great Roberto Clemente inside Topps’ 2012 products.

Berra’s 1956 World Series Jersey Brings $564,930

Yogi Berra 1956 World Series jersey

A game-worn relic from one of baseball’s most famous days sells at auction.

Blog: Thefts at Chicago Sun-Times Show

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Sticky fingered guests cost a couple of dealers at last weekend’s Sun-Times show.

Game-Worn Jerseys, Championship Rings Highlight Auction

Yogi Berra 1956 World Series jersey

Three major championship rings join Yogi Berra’s 1956 World Series jersey among the heavy hitters Grey Flannel’s current auction.