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2012 Topps Prime 9 Program Opens with Willie Mays

Willie Mays Prime 9 Topps 2012

Pull redemption card #1 from the 2012 Topps Prime 9 promotion? Take it to your local hobby shop and exchange it for a Willie Mays.

2011 Bowman Chrome Review

2011 Bowman Chrome

Our box buster says 2011 Bowman Chrome is hot (again) as it offers a prospecting buzz and ten years of history.

Roger Maris Both Prominent and Scarce in Cooperstown

Maris auto

You won’t find a Roger Maris plaque at the Baseball Hall of Fame. He’s never been inducted. But you’ll find a special exhibit on the 50th anniversary of his record-breaking year. Finding Maris memorabilia at Cooperstown shops isn’t quite as easy.

Joe Montana Rookie Card Still Cool

1981 Topps Joe Montana

If you had the foresight to invest in Joe Montana cards before the Super Bowls…and before Jerry Rice…you did OK.

FanFest Auction Includes Schilling Collection, Ruth Bat

World Series signed jersey Curt Schilling

A large portion of Curt Schilling’s personal collection and a bat Babe Ruth used to hit a legendary home run highlight the annual MLB All-Star FanFest Auction in Phoenix next month.

New Exhibit Highlights Baseball Records

Aaron 715 home run batting helmet

The Baseball Hall of Fame will salute the game’s records and the stories behind them in ‘One for the Books’, a new exhibit that features some big-time baseball memorabilia.

Richie Ashburn Items, Vintage Material in Huggins & Scott Auction

Game used Richie Ashburn glove

More than three dozen pieces associated with Richie Ashburn lead off the industry’s latest sports memorabilia catalog auction.

Showing Off Slugger Auction Items

Babe Ruth 702nd home run ball

Louisville’s ABC affiliate spends a morning at the Louisville Slugger Museum, previewing the appraisal fair and auction.

Maz Man: Retired Teacher Turns Room into Shrine

It doesn’t take long to figure out who Chuck Bogorae’s favorite player is.

Historic Ruth Home Run Bat Story Ready for TV

Babe Ruth inscribed home run bat

TLC’s ‘Accidental Fortune’ will tell the tale of how Babe Ruth’s contest award turned into a million dollar souvenir.

Memory Lane Ready to Launch Spring Auction

1955 Bowman graded set in boxes

High-grade vintage stars and sets from all sports go on the auction block later this week.

Alex Rodriguez 500th Home Run Ball Sold for $103,579

Bidders showed no hesitation in chasing the ball that put ARod in a club with less than two dozen members.

News and Notes

Marc Ecko, the hip-hop fashion mogul who bought Barry Bonds’ 756th home run ball for over $750,000 two years ago, is apparently having some financial trouble. The ball wound up having an asterisk placed on it after fan voting and landed in the Hall of Fame. The New York Post reports that Ecko’s business hasn’t […]

Kramer to hold auction for needy retired NFL players

Jerry Kramer, one of the key players in the Green Bay Packers’ championship run during the 1960s, has announced a special auction to benefit long-retired NFL players who need help for medical care.