Mickey Mantle left us 20 years ago this month. Rich Klein recalls getting a chance to see him play during his final season, bringing his cards to life.
A legendary sports venue is born–and the moment is captured forever. This photograph of the first pitch at Yankee Stadium in 1923 is on the auction block.
The lighted lettering atop the old Yankee Stadium, purchased by Hall of Famer Reggie Jackson in 2008, is coming to Sotheby’s ‘New York Sale’ in three weeks.
A previously unknown stylized news photo of Casey Stengel dates from the day after he crushed the first World Series home run in Yankee Stadium history.
A rare photo of Babe Ruth in his first year with the New York Yankees is generating interest from collectors.
How many of these did Joe DiMaggio receive from the Yankee Stadium crowd during the magical year of 1941?
Just 5 1/2 months earlier, he’d been sold by the Boston Red Sox and our Vintage Photo of the Day from RMY Auctions shows a svelte Babe Ruth posing for the camera.
A pocket watch given to a dying Babe Ruth on his final visit to Yankee Stadium is officially on the block as his grandson discusses what was a special graduation gift.
A baseball hit by Babe Ruth during Yankee Stadium construction and signed by Babe Ruth has been consigned for auction.
Babe Ruth and Yankees owner Jacob Ruppert press the flesh in a Type One image that wound up on the cover of Baseball Magazine.
A gold pocket watch presented by the New York Yankees to Babe Ruth during his last appearance at Yankee Stadium has been consigned to auction by his family.
A Kodak employee tested an early home movie camera in 1929, using his son obtaining a Babe Ruth signed baseball as his script. Now that ball, perhaps the only one with video provenance, is up for bid through Memory Lane.
He’s not around to sign autographs anymore but that didn’t stop collectors and dealers from turning out for the 2nd Mickey Mantle Show.
REA raises the possibility that it’s the bat he used to hit the first home run in Yankee Stadium history.
A former auction company executive will share her observations with fans via some rare and unique pieces of baseball history.
A game-worn relic from one of baseball’s most famous days sells at auction.
TLC’s ‘Accidental Fortune’ will tell the tale of how Babe Ruth’s contest award turned into a million dollar souvenir.
A look at the diamonds on the diamond as the Yankees show off their 2009 ice.
After 64 years in storage, it was time to put that signed Yankee ball up for bid. Update: Ball Sold for $9,000.
Heritage Auctions will cover all four sports in its auction of vintage sports cards and memorabilia this month.