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DiMaggio, Munson Uniforms on the Block

Both originating from player estates, two final season uniforms from Yankee legends Joe DiMaggio and Thurman Munson are among the top items at SCP Auctions.

Notes: Sy Berger’s Family to Attend Honor

An honor for the late Sy Berger this weekend. The info, plus the story of a couple of historic baseball pieces, Max Scherzer’s charity autograph program and more.

Vintage Set of the Week: 1979 Topps Baseball

Jack Chesbro in a pack of new cards? Some fresh-faced future Hall of Famers? A Bump Wills phenomenon? Heavy demand for Marc Hill? The 1979 set has a little bit of everything.

1971 Topps Baseball Was a Dark Ride for Collectors

Are those chipped borders or stars against a night sky? And why have Robby’s teammates stranded him in the desert? It’s all a matter of perspective with the 1971 Topps baseball set.

Jackson, Jordan, Munson Jerseys Head to Auction

Game uniforms from Reggie Jackson and Michael Jordan join a 1971 Thurman Munson Yankees home jersey in a sale set for later this month.

Old Mill Jackson, T206 Cobb With Cobb Back in REA Preview

Some of the hobby’s rarest and most valuable baseball cards will be on the block this spring.

Ramblings: Sloppy Signatures and the Brooklyn Dodgers’ Clubhouse Signer

Rich Klein recalls Beckett having some fun with sloppy signatures and recounts a story about a couple of young autograph seekers visiting Thurman Munson.

Photo of the Day: Thurman Munson at Kent State

No Fu Manchu but Thurman Munson was wearing pinstripes as early as 1967.

Notes from Mickey Mantle’s Final Speech at Auction

The notes from a poignant speech given by Mickey Mantle just weeks before his death are up for bid.

Remembering Thurman Munson Last Flight and Final Cards

35 years ago this summer, his new jet crashed in Ohio. Two others escaped but ‘The Yankee Captain’ did not. Rich Klein looks at Thurman Munson’s last baseball cards.

Ozzie Smith Rookie Card Sells for $20,852

An eye-popping price is laid down by a bidder for one of only four PSA 10-graded 1979 Topps Ozzie Smith rookie cards.

Collection of Signed Topps Baseball Sets Stands at $75,000

There have been only two bids, but that huge collection of signed baseball card sets is pacing the lineup in Collect Auctions’ latest event.

Ultra Rare 1966 Topps Punch Out Tops Auction

There was no shortage of unique pieces in Huggins & Scott’s latest auction, including a super scarce Topps card, the last Thurman Munson signed ball and a card with four famous presidents’ signatures.

Ten 1970s Baseball Cards to Consider

The end of the 1960s signifies the end of the “vintage” era for many collectors. To many, the 70s feel modern somehow. Collectors can find most card sets–all Topps of course–with little trouble. They’re not expensive, unless you’re talking mint sets or graded, mint rookie cards. Still, the latter-year baby boomers entering the hobby and […]

Babe Ruth Autographed Baseball Graded PSA 9 Brings $32K

A high grade Babe Ruth autographed baseball was among some of the bigger ticket items in a sale conducted by Historic Auctions.