A stack of photographs passed down from one generation to the next yielded one with a unique combination of history and star power. The end result was one expensive auction item.
The memorabilia collectors seek is always fun. The stories behind some of the items are even better.
Undiscovered baseball cards–even a T206 Wagner–sometimes make their way into the hobby. So do old game worn uniforms and autographed baseballs.
Vintage sports photographs can be great collectibles but they also tell some interesting tales. One Canadian woman is smiling this week after one of the heirlooms in a large stack of photos taken by a family member nearly 100 years ago sold for thousands.