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Vintage Photo of the Day: Farewell Joe, Hello Mickey

Mantle-DiMaggio

One was in his final season, the other in his first. Learn more about the moment the aging veteran met the teenage phenom in this 1951 wire photo.

Lou and a Brew… and a Smoke

Lou Gehrig beer cigarette

A rare image showing Lou Gehrig enjoying a couple of vices after a World Series victory is our Vintage Photo of the Day.

Vintage Photo of the Day: Mantle and Maris in September 1961

1961 Mickey Mantle Roger Maris photo

An original news photo of Mickey Mantle and Roger Maris, taken in September of 1961 during their chase of Babe Ruth’s home run record, is up for auction.

Steiner Clearing Out Some Yankees Game-Used Memorabilia

Yankees game worn jersey Matt Daley

Steiner Sports is selling off some Yankees game used memorabilia from last year as a new season begins.

eBay Card of the Day: Mattingly’s Best Rookie Card Spurs ‘What if?’ Discussion

PSA 9 1984 Donruss Don Mattingly

The 1984 Donruss Don Mattingly was as hot as hot could get when the product arrived on the market–and it still has plenty of fans today, especially among 80′s kids rediscovering their hobby.

Ball Babe Ruth Signed for Injured “Little Johnny” Sylvester in ’26 Sold for $250,641

Johnny Sylvester and Babe Ruth

The legendary baseball on which Babe Ruth promised to hit a homer for “Little Johnny” Sylvester in the 1926 World Series sold to Pete Siegel of Gotta Have It! Collectibles in an auction that ended Thursday night.

Vintage Photo of the Day: Rookie Rizzuto

1941 Yankees Phil Rizzuto rookie year

Our Vintage Photo of the Day from RMY Auctions is this wire service photo from 1941 that shows Phil Rizzuto (or “Phillip” as he’s called on the caption) in his first big league spring training. After being named the minor league player of the year by The Sporting News in 1940, the 23-year-old Scooter joined […]

DiMaggio’s Cards Popular…But What to Collect?

Joe DeMaggio Zeenuts

The New York Yankees bought Joe DiMaggio from the San Francisco Seals for $25,000 and some players on November 21, 1934. His early baseball cards are part of an eclectic mix.

Steiner Auctioning Shoes from Mariano Rivera’s Torn ACL

Torn ACL shoes Mariano Rivera

Steiner Sports is selling the sneakers Mariano Rivera was wearing in May of last year when he tore his ACL while shagging flies in the outfield at Kauffman Stadium.

Mariano Rivera Bobblehead Night Does Not Quite Go as Planned

2013 Mariano Rivera bobble head

Trouble with a truck spelled a lot of confusion and a lot of standing around for fans attending Mariano Rivera bobblehead night. Now, guess what’s on eBay?

Rivera’s Career Countdown Measured in Memorabilia

Mariano Rivera autographed photo

Just two series remain in his regular season career and you’ll have no trouble finding Mariano Rivera memorabilia being sold or given away in the coming days.

Lou Gehrig Photos Are a Passion for Southern California Collector

Lou Gehrig with bats

Jimmy Cantanzaro loves baseball history and his passion has built the world’s best collection of original Lou Gehrig photos.

1951 Bowman Mickey Mantle: The Smart Collector’s Better Buy?

1951 Bowman Mickey Mantle rookie card

His 1952 Topps card may be on the Mt. Rushmore of collecting, but the 1951 Bowman Mickey Mantle seems comparatively undervalued.

1914 Scout’s Scrapbook to Auction; Says White Sox Were Offered Babe Ruth

Ruth-Orioles

Newly discovered correspondence between Charles Comiskey and one of his scouts reveals the White Sox had first shot at buying the young Babe Ruth. Now, the scrapbook that holds the telegrams–and numerous hand-signed letters from the famously tight-fisted Old Roman–are heading to auction.

A Tale of Two Home Run Balls

home run ball

Find out what happens when two potentially valuable home run balls sail to two completely different places.

Historic Collection of Babe Ruth Cards, Photos, Autographs Hits Auction Block

1927 Babe Ruth signed check

Two 1916 Babe Ruth rookie cards and several other vintage cards of the Bambino are being offered in Memory Lane’s upcoming Historic Rarities auction, but you’ll also find some pieces that come with fascinating histories, many consigned by the families who’ve owned them for decades.

Circa 1922 Babe Ruth Yankees Sweater Consigned to Auction

1922 Babe Ruth sweater Yankees

He looked quite debonair wearing it 90 years ago. Now, a Babe Ruth Yankees team sweater is out of storage and into an upcoming auction.

Ichiro’s a Yank: Rookie Cards Perk Up

Ichiro autographed rookie card

The trade to New York puts Ichiro back in the spotlight and action on his rookie cards are already moving.

Whitey Ford Packs ‘em in

Whitey Ford

Fans and collectors who normally have to travel for a big show got to rub elbows with some former stars over the weekend including Yankees great Whitey Ford.

1927 Ruth Bat Hits Block

Babe Ruth bat 1927 Heritage Auctions

A game-used Babe Ruth bat dating from the historic 1927 season will be up for bid next month.