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Rare, Classic Baseball Photos at Auction

An early Babe Ruth Yankees picture taken by George Grantham Bain and dozens of other classic baseball photos are on the eBay auction block over the next few days.

Gehrig Sits: Iconic Photo at Auction

A poignant photo of Lou Gehrig, taken the day his consecutive games streak came to an end, is among the highlights at RMY Auctions.

‘Photoshopping’ and Other Creative Designs in Early Baseball Photography

Early baseball photographers had wilder imaginations than you might expect. A look at some of the techniques used to produce those memorable images.

Photos Through the Telephone: A History and Guide to Wirephotos

David Cycleback offers a primer on wirephotos, which have a fascinating history but are often misidentified.

Value of Conlon Photos Part of Complex Equation

With legal claims mounting, the glass plate negatives containing the work of Charles Conlon remain in limbo.

Photo Captures New York Giants’ Inaugural Season

Our Photo of the Day is rich in NFL history as the New York Giants thrill a weekday crowd in their first NFL season.

Photo of the Day: Wagner’s Wheels

Shortstop and automobile aficionado, Honus Wagner motors along during the winter of 1909 in a newly discovered photo now up for auction.

Original 1939 Lou Gehrig Day Photo Headlines Yee Auction

Hundreds of historic sports images are on the block this week on eBay including the famously touching photo of Babe Ruth hugging Lou Gehrig on July 4, 1939.

Rare Image of Joe Jackson in Action Kicks off Auction

An intense “Shoeless” Joe Jackson heads for home in a new to the hobby photograph now up for auction.

Video: Quick Tip for Authenticating Antique Photos

Learn this simple and quick technique for determining whether a photograph is old rather than a modern reprint.

From Harry Hooper to Greta Garbo: A Look at Celebrity Photos

Collectors of original photographs have plenty of options but like any specialty, knowledge is critical to building a meaningful collection.

Photo of the Day: Mel and Lou Before the 1936 World Series

Two of the game’s most feared sluggers would meet in the 1936 World Series with this RMY Auctions image capturing Lou Gehrig and Mel Ott before Game 1.

Fresh 1904 Christy Mathewson Photo May Be Conlon’s Work

A previously unknown portrait of a young Christy Mathewson now at auction is our Photo of the Day.

Over 1,000 Vintage Photographs at Auction

Vintage photograph specialist Henry Yee’s latest auction includes rare images of some of the greatest athletes of the 20th century.

Vintage Photo of the Day: Christy Mathewson 1912 Conlon Image Up for Bid

A 1912 Christy Mathewson photo by Charles Conlon is one of the classic images now up for bid via RMY Auctions.

1927 Babe Ruth Photograph Part of RMY’s New Auction

A 1927 Babe Ruth photograph bats leadoff for RMY Auctions as the company launches its 2014 kickoff event.

CBS News Visits Rogers Archive

Visit the offices of the Rogers Photo Archive, where millions of photographs acquired from photographers and news sources get scanned, filed and readied for sale.