Wagner, Plank, Ruth, Mathewson Among Highlights in New Catalog

Scarce and rare vintage baseball cards are just some of the items up for grabs beginning later this week in an event where patience is sometimes a virtue…and sometimes a mistake.

2012 Topps Baseball: Christmas or Craziness?

For collectors, ‘Opening Day’ means ripping the first packs of the year’s first cards, when celebrity collectors blog, dealers bust mountains of cases and buyers and sellers test eBay’s servers.

Gold Ticket Redemptions Part of Topps’ 2012 Promo Push

Topps Gold Ticket Redemptions will be scarce, but they’ll be good for a triple signed baseball from three big names.

Bruins Stanley Cup Game 6 Jerseys on the Block

The Boston Bruins jerseys from the biggest home win in 39 years are being sold at auction.

2011 SAGE Hit High Series Blaster Box Break

We tackle the 2011 SAGE High Series football cards to get a look at more cards of this year’s draftees.

1981 Changed Baseball Cards Forever

Thirty years ago this month, collectors were scrambling to make sense of a new era in baseball cards.

Almost Ready: REA Catalog Packed With Historic Pieces

“Baseball Treasures, 1859-2009” features a whopping 1700 lots including some never-before-seen items and super scarce cards.

Upper Deck Releases 2010-11 O-Pee-Chee Hockey

The 600-card set offers retro variations, autographs and jersey cards at less than $2 per pack.

Memory Lane Brings High Grade, Rare Items to New Event

Some of the best vintage card sets you’ll find are just part of “Own it Now”…a new sales initiative designed to complement Memory Lane Inc’s regular auction events.

1964 Topps Coin Grading Yields Dividends

Baseball coins aren’t chump change when the grader smiles on your submission.

Topps Announces Plans for Team USA Set

Members of the US National baseball teams are the subject of an upcoming set from Topps.

Tiger Woods Golf Clubs Bring $57,242

Perhaps the first sports memorabilia auction to include a lie detector test as part of the provenance comes to a close. And what’s a 53-year-old green jacket worth?


Tiger Slam Irons Back on Auction Block

Polygraph tests and a sworn oath are part of the documentation behind a new auction of Tiger Woods-used irons said to be those used when he won four straight major championships.

John Rogers Photo Archive Tally: 32 million in 15 months

Collector John Rogers has built a huge business through a unique business model that has brought millions of historic sports photos into the hobby.

Tiger’s $250K Irons or…Not?

A former Titleist employee is sticking by his story, despite eBay pulling off what he claimed are a set of irons used by Tiger to win four majors.

Vintage Cards, Sets Strong for Heritage

Graded sets, a T206 Plank and a top end Shoeless Joe went for big bucks in the latest big catalog auction.

MeiGray, USA Hockey Forge Jersey Deal

Jerseys from the Vancouver Olympic Games are among the first being sold as part of a new agreement between MeiGray and USA Hockey.

Paterson’s Corbeau is Hockey Card Holy Grail

Like so many vintage sports card issues, the 1923-24 Paterson’s hockey set teased kids something fierce. When candy-loving children in Canada bought the company’s “hockey bar”, they found a free trading card inside. There were 40 of them in all and if you could collect an entire set, you could mail them in and get […]

Easy Come, Easy Go: $25 Million in Signed Sports Art

The man who owned a famous set of 1970s Andy Warhol athlete portraits–signed by the subjects–has cancelled his insurance claim.

Best Sports Card Sets Get PSA Honors

Minty fresh and entombed, get a peek at some of the top sports card sets in the world as PSA hands out its annual Set Registry awards.