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Vintage Set of the Week: 1953 Bowman Color

PSA 10 1953 Bowman Color Mantle

The 1953 Bowman Color set is among the most popular baseball card issues of all-time.

Notes: Musial Auction Generates $1.2 Million; Collector’s Universe Among Top Small Companies on Forbes List

3000 hit bat Stan Musial

Stan Musial’s estate is distributed among collectors via a giant auction while Collectors Universe, parent company of PSA, is named a top performing company by Forbes.

Musial Collection Highlights’ Largest Catalog in Heritage History

Musialball

Seven decades of personal memorabilia make up the Stan Musial collection and paint a fascinating picture of the late baseball icon.

VIDEO: Stan Musial Auction Opens

Stan Musial 2000th hit ball

Hundreds of items from a Hall of Fame career are up for bid as the Stan Musial auction opens.

Musial Memorabilia Consigned to Heritage for Fall Auction

3000 hit bat Stan Musial

The family of Hall of Famer and St. Louis Cardinals great Stan “The Man” Musial have chosen Heritage Auctions to offer The Stan Musial Collection, more than 500 lots of never-before-offered milestone game-used memorabilia, correspondence and mementos from Musial’s personal collection, as the centerpiece of its fall catalog auction.  The baseballs from Musial’s 1,000th and 2,000th career […]

Rich’s Ramblings: Beckett Brothers, MLB Network Fail, COMC Dialogue

Richs Ramblings

Rich Klein gets together with some old friends from back in day at Beckett wonders why MLB Network wasn’t offering classic Stan Musial and Earl Weaver and why listening is important.

Vintage Card, Memorabilia Auction Lots to Benefit Sandy Victims

T206 Ty Cobb

Goldin Auctions has set aside a portion of its inaugural auction to raise money to benefit victims of Hurricane Sandy through Red Cross Disaster Relief.

Topps All-Time Fan Favorites Will Return With Archives product in 2012

Willie Mays autograph 2012 Fan Favorites

Topps All-Time Fan Favorites autographs will return for the first time in seven years, this time as an insert in the resurrected Topps Archives set. Those from the last decade are still showing market strength.

eBay Celebrity Launches; Sports Stars Signed On

eBay Celebrity Auctions Michael Cooper

Some big names sports stars and entertainers are part of the launch of a new eBay platform that melds charity auctions with fan-star interaction.

2011 Topps Triple Threads Baseball Box Break

Topps Triple Threads baseball box

It’s a commitment with the potential for a big payoff…or not. Here’s what our box buster found inside the 2011 Topps Triple Threads Baseball master box.

MnM Auction Includes Ruth Advertising Piece, Dozens of Signed Baseballs

Lee Whizit overalls

The Babe is dressed in spiffy Lee overalls on one advertising piece that’s part of MnM Sportscards’ upcoming September auction.

Rays’ Throwbacks Thumb Nose at History

Tampa Bay Smokers jerseys

Can you eliminate the coolest part of an old jersey and still call it a throwback? Apparently so. Collectors buying them…beware.

2011 Topps Lineage Set for Summer Release

Topps Lineage Lincecum

Topps will keep the presses rolling later this summer with a new baseball card line that shakes the dust off some vintage designs.

2011 Topps Triple Threads Sneak Peek

Hank Aaron Jason Heyward Auto Relic

Get a look at some of the top cards that will be lurking in this year’s upcoming Topps Triple Threads boxes.

Editor’s Blog: Teen Dealer, Panini Blog, Halper

News, notes, odds and ends from the sports memorabilia world.

Five Must-Have Baseball Cards from the 1940s

1941 Play Ball DiMaggio

World War II put a crimp on the available issues, but here are five cards every collector should consider buying even if the sets are beyond reach.

2010 National Chicle Baseball Short Print List Revealed

2010 Natonal Chicle Baseball

Topps National Chicle short print list includes a Hall of Fame and rookie card roll call.

1949 Leaf Set Confounded Collectors

It’s a vintage set full of superstars, Hall of Famers and short prints–but 60 years after they came out of wax packs, the 1949 Leaf baseball cards are still a little confusing.