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On the anniversary of his 511th and last win, anything original associated with one of the game’s giant figures is worth owning.
Nicknamed for his fielding ability, Hooks Wiltse was Robin to Christy Mathewson’s Batman on the great John McGraw Giants teams more than a century ago.
A lower grade example of Shoeless Joe’s first card brought more than $71,000 but the lone mint PSA graded Standard Caramel Ty Cobb went even higher.
A game embraced by Native Americans, baseball offered opportunity to players like Charles “Chief” Bender and John Adelbert, who is in Helmar’s T206 series.
Mint 1910 E93 cards of Cobb, Mathewson and Wagner lead off the auction, with an Old Mill Joe Jackson batting cleanup.
Newspaper editorial writers came out with guns blazing as kids flocked to the cigarette packs containing what we know today as T206 cards.
Benny Kauff’s life is begging to be made into a movie. Helmar has created a T206 ‘card that never was’ for one of the game’s most interesting characters.
Jimmy Slagle went from Omaha to Grand Rapids to the big leagues, rubbing shoulders with some famous teammates. He missed the original T206 but Helmar has him.
A VG copy of the ‘holy grail’ topped bidding in the $7.5 million Robert Edward Auctions sale, which came to a close early Sunday.
An inherited collection of nearly 70 pre-War baseball cards, more than half of which are Hall of Famers and Hindu T206s, will be sold by Beckett Auctions.
Hundreds of cards from a large collection of original owner T206s were sold through a Maine auction house Wednesday.
An initial offering of T206 and other tobacco cards consigned to a Maine auction house hit the block but some Old Judge glass negatives also caught the eye of bidders.
Shortstop and automobile aficionado, Honus Wagner motors along during the winter of 1909 in a newly discovered photo now up for auction.
You can chase Hall of Famers like Cobb and Mathewson but there are some underrated T205 cards that won’t require a huge cash outlay.
From the underappreciated Hall of Famer to the undervalued scarcity and the notorious dive taker, a handful of underrated T206 cards for your collection.
Collect what you like, but here are some of what many consider the most popular baseball card sets made in the first half of the 20th century.
A minority owner of an MLB franchise chimes in on the Mastro Auctions case, Topps takes Turkey Red to Target and info on a new T206-pure silver product.
Nearly 3,400 lots are now open for bidding including dozens of game-worn college football and NFL jerseys.
On the anniversary of one of his biggest wins, a look at Christy Mathewson cards that won’t deep six your wallet.