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Dreaming: Gretzky in the Olympics

Gretzky Rookie Card 1979-Topps BVG 8.5

The Wayne Gretzky rookie card is already valuable but would The Great One be even more legendary if pros had been in the Olympics in 1980?

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.

Nice Return: 1914 Babe Ruth Rookie Card Sold Privately

1914 Babe Ruth rookie card Baltimore Sun

A 1914 Babe Ruth Baltimore Sun rookie card from the Bambino’s minor league days, has earned the collector/investor who bought it five years ago, a tidy profit.

Quarterbacks Driving Modern Football Card Market

Cam Newton 1/1

Cam Newton and Andy Dalton proved you can become an instant hobby star as a rookie quarterback. Now, new faces try their hand and collectors haven’t been shy about rolling the dice.

Griffin Rookie Cards Not As Pricey a Year Later

Griffin

In spite of recent headlines, the sales prices of last year’s top NBA rookie have dipped.

Watch With eBay Puts TV, Auctions in Your Lap

Watch with eBay

There’s no telling how many times we’ve been watching something on TV and had it trigger the urge to check out something related on eBay. A breakout performance by a certain player might have us ready to make a move on his rookie card. A clip from an old championship game might have us wanting […]

Remembering the 1979 NCAA Championship

ESPN was barely a blip on the sports radar screen. Home computers were still more than a decade away. No blogs. No YouTube. No college hoops on TV every night. Whatever hype surrounded the 1979 NCAA Championship game was largely because the country had read about Magic Johnson and Larry Bird in their daily newspapers […]