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Another Big Find: Thousands of Tobacco Cards Including 2 Joe Jackson Rookies Snared by SCP Auctions

T206-T3 baseball cards

Suddenly, America’s attics are raining century-old baseball cards. More than 1,000 tobacco cards including some super scarce T206 backs and a pair of Old Mill Joe Jacksons are about to hit the hobby.

Babe’s Jersey Will Be Showcased at NSCC

Yankees Ruth jersey

No, they won’t let you try it on, but the Babe’s jersey is coming back to Baltimore.

1920s Ty Cobb Bat, Ruth Autographs, Championship Rings in New SCP Auction

Game used Ty Cobb bat 1920s

A Ty Cobb bat and some Babe Ruth autographed items are among the headliners as SCP Auctions gets set to open its next auction.

$4.4 Million Babe Ruth Jersey Loaned to Hall of Fame for Display

1920 Babe Ruth photo

We still don’t know who he is, but the buyer of the most expensive piece of sports memorabilia ever sold wasted little time deciding what to do with it. The 1920 era Babe Ruth game worn jersey is heading for the Baseball Hall of Fame.

1920 Babe Ruth Jersey Could Fetch $1 Million Plus

Babe Ruth 1920 jersey Yankees

A Babe Ruth jersey dating from his first season with the New York Yankees will be sold at auction later this spring.

Editor’s Blog: Dr. J Part II, Cabinet Full ‘O Cards, Your 1970 Topps Memories

1983 NBA All Star uniform Julius Erving

Big money for Dr. J’s All-Star rings and ’83 All Star jersey, a file cabinet full of Topps boxes found at Walmart and we need your 1970 Topps input.

Dr. J Items Bring $3.5 Million; Gehrig Bat $403,664 for SCP

Game worn Dr. J items

Hall of Famer Julius “Dr. J” Erving’s 1974 New York Nets ABA World Championship ring sold for $460,741 and set a record price for a sports ring in SCP Auctions’ November auction which concluded early Sunday.

Lakers Collection is Hoops Heaven

Game worn Jerry West jersey

You don’t have to be a fan of the team to appreciate the history behind David Kohler’s Lakers collection. Get a video tour of the shrine.

Auerbach Collection Getting Boston Buzz

Red Auerbach

His first contract as coach of the Celtics is just one of the pieces of NBA history in the Red Auerbach collection. SCP Auctions made the cross-country trip to showcase some of the items to fans in New England in a morning TV appearance.

Private Collections, T206 Wagner Highlight SCP Auction

Honus Wagmer T206 Baseball Card

Over 1,400 lots–including some items seeing the market for the first time– are packed into a bulked up catalog set to be unveiled later this month.

Joe Jackson Baseball Cards: The Dynamic Duo

E90 Joe Jackson

You’ve just inherited some money. Shoeless Joe’s rookie…or his much scarcer Old Mill?

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.

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.