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Historic Early Helms Hall of Fame Collection Set for Auction

Game used Herb Pennock glove 1927 World Series

Sports artifacts from America’s first ‘Hall of Fame’ museum including a circa 1955 Heisman Trophy, join items from Jack Dempsey, Herb Pennock and others.

A Piece of the Game TV Looking for Memorabilia to Feature

Lou Gehrig bat Cal Ripken Jr.

Producers of the Emmy Award-winning reality series A Piece of the Game will be taping two new episodes this month and are looking for collectors with sports memorabilia that has a story to tell.  The show, which was recently picked up for national syndication on Fox Sports and Comcast Sportsnet, will tape at Chisox Bar & […]

Museum’s Collection to be Sold at Auction

Newport Sports Museum collection

Thousands of items that were part of a southern California man’s sports memorabilia museum will be sold at auction this spring.

Best Sports Memorabilia Finds of 2012

E98 Black Swamp Honus Wagner

A stack of virtually untouched E-98 cards from over 100 years ago was just one of the best sports memorabilia finds of 2012.

Auction Insider: Bidding for Business

Some of the E-98 Black Swamp cards

The sports memorabilia auction business continues to boom with new entries, big finds and a never ending quest for consignments. The Auction Insider returns as we chat wabout the year that was–and what could be coming.

2012 Thanksgiving Weekend Sports Memorabilia Deals Underway

black friday

2012 Black Friday sports memorabilia deals are underway online. Here are some sites offering specials for collectors and gift givers.

Darrell Royal Auction Will Raise Money for Alzheimer’s Research

Sugar Bowl program 1949

The upcoming Darrell Royal auction in Texas will offer important memorabilia from the legendary coach’s career.

Auction Reps Offer Advice to Would Be Sports Collectors

Mickey Mantle 1952 Topps

Want to collect the good stuff but aren’t sure where to start? Auction house officials tell us what they tell new clients.

Biggest Challenges in the Auction Business

PSA 10 Roberto Clemente 1955

Auction company reps discuss the most challenging aspects of running their business.

The Memorabilia Market: Eye on the Future

1953 Mickey Mantle All Star Game Bat

In the fifth of a ten-part question and answer session, some auction house reps talk about what types of sports memorabilia have solid potential for growth.

Auction House Execs Talk About What’s Hot

Mickey Mantle 1952 Topps

On the other end of the phone or email is the next potential major consignment and more profit. So what type of items are sports-centered auction companies hoping to get right now?

Steiner: Go for the Sure Thing When Buying Sports Memorabilia

Brandon Steiner book You Gotta Have Balls

Brandon Steiner talks about the health of the sports memorabilia market and why you shouldn’t get burned in 2012.

Selling on Pawn Stars

Joe Aureliio and Pawn Stars' Rick Harrison

Chicago-based collector and pizza restaurant owner Joe Aurelio packed up a piece of his collection and headed to Vegas where he was picked to appear on Pawn Stars.

Tips for Making Your Sports Memorabilia Display Stand Out

display sports memorabilia

An interior decorating pro offers some ideas for showcasing your sports memorabilia collection and we get ten tips for building a meaningful display.

eBay to Offer Free Listings For 4 Months

eBay free listings promotion

Got stuff? eBay wants to help you sell it–free–for the rest of the year.

Feds Nail SoCal Man in Fake Babe Ruth Glove Scheme

DOJ

A southern California man is awaiting sentencing after pleading guilty to buying an old glove on eBay and turning it into a Babe Ruth relic.

$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.

Pudge Rodriguez Signs Autograph Deal With MAB

Flickr phot by crymzn

Future Hall of Famer Ivan Rodriguez has time to sign autographs after retiring in April. He’ll have an exclusive deal with MAB Celebrity Services.

Bat Authenticator John Taube Profiled

John Taube

Shore News Today visits with local resident and well-known bat authenticator John Taube.

eBay Expanding Completed Search Function

ebay

eBay is taking a hard look at allowing buyers and sellers to go further back in time to look at sales…and the Mookie Ball goes unsold.