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1954 Wilson Franks Set is a Tough One

1954 Wilson Franks uncut sheet set

The 1954 Wilson Franks baseball card set is rife with condition issues, is hard to find anyway and has a Ted Williams card but if you like a challenge…

Ted Williams and Desperation May Have Stacked Deck in Topps’ Favor 60 Years Ago

1954 Topps Baseball box

Digging deep into the list of young prospects may have seemed a desperate move by Topps in 1954 but it seems like a smart move now.

1941 Play Ball Set Actually Spanned Two Years

Joe DiMaggio baseball card 1941 Play Ball

When it comes to star power, reasonable expectations of completion and affordability, it’s hard to top the 1941 Play Ball set. Or should we say the “1941-42 Play Ball Set”?

MEARS to Display Historic Bats, Game Worn Uniforms

Hank Aaron Michael Jordan game jerseys

If you’re heading to the National, MEARS’ booth will be a must stop with game used bats from Ruth, Gehrig, Williams, Cobb and more on display.

Mickey Mantle’s Restaurant in Bankruptcy Auction

Yankee Stadium seats

Everything from signed photos to soda taps will be on the block at the Mickey Mantle’s Restaurant bankruptcy auction.

Williams Leads DiMaggio…in Stamp Stats

Baseball stamps

The Postal Service says demand has been strong for its latest stamps honoring baseball greats and they’re even keeping stats.

Game Worn Swatches Being Used in Jewelry

Yzerman key ring

after all, you can’t wear game-used memorabilia cards.

Fake Autographs Turn into Real Help for Baseball Charity

baseballs

How 2,000 phony autographed baseballs are about to make a big difference for kids baseball around the 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.

Stars, Not Sets are Kendrick’s Motivation

You won’t find him sorting stacks of commons, but you will find him on the hunt for some of the best baseball cards in existence.

Home Run Bats, Vintage Card Sets Top Auction

Ernie Banks home run 512 bat

Two historic home run bats and some top level vintage card sets were prime targets in Memory Lane Inc’s latest auction.

Top Level Vintage Sets Up for Bid

1955 Bowman Mickey Mantle

In addition to a dizzying array of high grade vintage sports cards and memorabilia in its upcoming Spring 2010 Catalog Sale, Memory Lane Inc. is offering an incredible group of complete vintage sports card sets, may of which are among the finest in the hobby. ”It’s the best group we’ve ever offered,” said Memory Lane’s […]

Memory Lane Ready to Launch Spring Auction

1955 Bowman graded set in boxes

High-grade vintage stars and sets from all sports go on the auction block later this week.

Wilson Franks Ted Williams Pilfered

New York State Police are on the case of the wayward Wilson Williams.

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.

Babe Ruth Rookie Card Pacing Auction

The latest Babe Ruth rookie card to hit the market is drawing bidders not shy about chasing one of the hobby’s icons.