Super Bowl Rings Bring Big Money in Auction

New York Giants 2007 Super Bowl ring

Over $200,000 worth of Super Bowl rings changed hands at Goldin Auctions, along with Hakeem Olajuwon’s copy of the signed NBA Greatest Players lithograph.

5 Favorite Multi-player Baseball Cards of the 1950s

1959 Fleer #2 Ted's Idol as shown on PSA.com

Where can you find vintage cards of Mickey Mantle, Yogi Berra, Ted Williams, Babe Ruth, and Willie Mays that just about every collector can afford? Right here on our list of the top 5 multi-player cards of the 1950s.

Top 10 Ted Williams Cards Span 4 Decades

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His career stretches from black and white to Fleer and a list of the top 10 Ted Williams cards has plenty of variety.

Shoeless Joe Jackson’s Scrapbooks Hit Auction Block

Personal scrapbooks Joe Jackson

Three large scrapbooks compiled by Joe Jackson, one containing an eye-opening note pre-dating the Black Sox scandal, join a rare Honus Wagner card at Lelands.

Photo Used to Make Rare 1959 Fleer Ted Williams Card Up for Bid

Bucky Harris-Ted Williams 1959

An image used to make a card that caused a rift between Fleer and Topps and resulted in one of the hobby’s most famous short prints, is our Photo of the Day.

Investment Targets in Baseball’s ‘Golden Age’

1951 Bowman Willie Mays

A look at some of the iconic players of the immediate post-War era and the best cards of their careers.

Ramblings: One Team, Two Manager Cards Just Part of Senators/Rangers Saga

1969 Topps Ted Shows How

The Ron Washington situation is just the latest in a crazy managerial history for a franchise that has two cards of skippers in the 1969 Topps set.

Vintage Set of the Week: 1954 Bowman Baseball

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Topps had more rookies but the 1954 Bowman Baseball set had Mickey Mantle and a controversial short print as the card wars of the 1950’s raged on.

Ted Williams Uniform Sells for $137,274

1955 Ted Williams Red Sox uniform

Other items sold in the Lelands auction included those for a Cassius Clay/Sonny Liston fight ticket and other items.

1954 Topps Baseball Set Offers Ted x 2; Aaron’s Debut

1954 Topps Baseball box

It’s the 60th anniversary of the 1954 Topps Baseball set, which brought Ted Williams back to the fold and introduced kids to prospects Henry, Al and Ernie.

Ramblings: Williams Not Part of the Great Pre-War Rookie Card Debate

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Trying to give players from long ago an ‘official’ rookie card is dicey business.

Thought Lost, Pristine 1941 Play Ball Collection Emerges from Attic

Play Ball 1941 collection

A man who collected 1941 Play Ball cards as a kid stuck them away in his attic, then thought they’d been stolen. He died not knowing what really happened.

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

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