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Baseball Photos from Christy Walsh Estate Coming to Auction

World Series photo 1924

A group of original photos featuring Babe Ruth, Lou Gehrig, Ty Cobb, Walter Johnson and other early sports luminaries, open for bidding this week.

Spurned by Card Shop, Find of 1916 M101-4 Cards Heads to Auction

Joe Jackson 1916 Sporting News card

A rare complete set of 1916 Sporting News baseball cards has been discovered and is expected to bring big bucks when Goldin Auctions offers it next month.

Panini’s Latest Hall of Fame Set Leans Higher End

Panini Ty Cobb cut signature

Panini 2014 Hall of Fame 75th Anniversary Baseball will be hit-based when it arrives next month.

14-Year-Old Girl Loves Vintage Cards

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A love of sports has turned into a love of old baseball cards for a 14-year-old Ohio girl, who has already built an impressive collection.

Pre-War Rarities Top Goodwin Auction

1888-89 Old Judge Mike King Kelly

A rare Old Judge Mike ‘King’ Kelly cabinet card from 1888-89 brought the biggest price in Goodwin and Company’s latest auction but it wasn’t the only rarity.

Vintage Buy of the Week: ‘White and Gold Collection’

Bat off shoulder T206 Ty Cobb

Our Vintage Buy of the Week from Just Collect involves a once ‘risky’ $65 investment in Ty Cobb.

Gehrig, Cobb Cards Top Memory Lane’s I Own It Now Results

Lou Gehrig 1933 Delong

A high grade 1933 Delong Gum Lou Gehrig card and a 1932 U.S. Caramel joined a T205 Ty Cobb at the top of the I Own It Now sales chart.

From Ruth to Red Heart, Memory Lane Event Packs Over 1,000 Lots

Double signed Babe Ruth check

Hundreds of high grade and rare sports cards and memorabilia are being offered by Memory Lane Inc., offering collectors the chance to buy outright—or wait for the opportunity to make a better deal.

Ty Cobb Baseball Cards Remain Strong

Ty Cobb T206

Ty Cobb cards remain the hobby’s early 20th century gold standard and a look at eBay shows there are plenty of people focused on the Georgia Peach’s vintage cardboard.

Mint T206 Walter Johnson Among Big Sellers in Memory Lane Event

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Hundreds of rare and high grade vintage sports card and pieces of memorabilia were offered in Memory Lane Inc.’s latest I Own it Now catalog with the holy grail of Walter Johnson cards heading up the sales.

1915 Babe Ruth Red Sox Portrait Part of Rare Negative Collection

Babe Ruth 1915 Fenway Park

A 1915 Babe Ruth portrait and pitching pose and a smiling Ty Cobb are part of a collection of 11 photo negatives set to go on the auction block Monday.

REA’s First Fall Auction Underway; Top T205 Set, Old Judge Poster Among Highlights

Christy Mathewson T205 Wachs Collection

The top-rated T205 baseball set on the PSA Registry is being sold off in the inaugural Robert Edward Auctions’ Fall Auction which also includes an Old Judge advertising display and 1955 Ted Williams jersey.

Rich Klein’s Ramblings: A Chat With Chris Ivy of Heritage Auctions

Heritage Auctions

Rich Klein talks with Heritage Auctions Sports Director Chris Ivy about his start in the business, the Black Swamp Find and more.

Acquired in Local Auction for $15, 1915 Cracker Jack Set Will Bring Thousands

1915 Cracker Jack Ty Cobb

A couple who lucked into a nearly complete set of 1979 Cracker Jack baseball cards at a farm auction in 1979 are about to cash in.

Sweet Caporal Pins 1910-1912

Sweet Caporal Ty Cobb

Think you can’t afford any pre-WWI tobacco-related baseball memorabilia? Think again. Sweet Caporal pins are similar to T205 and much cheaper.

Early Baseball Hall of Famer Autographs, Vintage Unopened Material Highlight Auction

Signed Babe Ruth cut auto

Collect Auctions’ latest catalog event closes this coming week with Ruth, Gehrig, Cobb, Clemente and others among dozens of autographed items up for bid.

T200 and T222 Fatima Cards Provide Interesting Challenge

Fatima T200 Boston

Whether you’re talking 1913 team cards or the T222 single player issue, Fatima Tobacco cards are hard to find in top grade.

Babe’s 1921 Britches Headline Grey Flannel Holiday Auction

Babe Ruth pinstripe pants 1921

Babe Ruth’s first pair of pinstripes is up for bid. A pair of 1921 game pants joins an autographed Ruth ball, a Ty Cobb bat and other items in Grey Flannel Auctions’ catalog sale.

Babe Ruth Signed Ball, Lot of 300+ Tobacco Cards in Live Auction

baseball tobacco cards

A ball signed by Babe Ruth and given to a young ballplayer in 1939 and a big collection of vintage tobacco cards will go on the block Thanksgiving weekend.

Police: Man Stole Dead Friend’s Ty Cobb Card

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Karma may not be kind to an upstate New York man accused of ripping off a deceased friend and then trying to give police a fake.