The history goes back decades, but there's one undeniable fact. The younger the ring, the bigger the bling. Championship rings, especially Super Bowl rings, may have gotten bigger, more expensive and, let's face it...a little less tasteful. You have the admire the craftsmanship and the intricate design, though, whether you're just looking or adding a unique piece to your … [Read more...] about Players, Collectors Still Dig the Championship Ring
I received an email earlier this month from reader Matthew Clifford in Mendota, Ill. Maybe a vintage collector can tell us if he's onto something. Here's Matthew's note about the 1960 Fleer Baseball Greats card he says pictures someone other than Harry Heilmann: I'm a baseball card fanatic and a old-time baseball researcher. Recently, I began researching the Detroit … [Read more...] about Editor’s Blog: Harry and Larry, Former Times Writer Rips NY Post Over Halper, Jeter Foul Ball
by Paul Davis Collectors know his name, even if they've never seen him play. They'll see plenty of Bryce Harper's face once 2011 Topps baseball products begin to materialize. Harper, the #1 selection in the 2010 MLB draft by the Washington Nationals, has been called by scouts "more talented than Ken Griffey, Jr. or Alex Rodriguez at the same age." The 18-year old Las … [Read more...] about Bryce Harper: The Uber Prospect Awaits
Peyton Manning will become the face of Panini America's football card products in 2010. Manning will be featured on Panini's 2010 NFL/NFLPA packaging, advertising and point-of-sale initiatives including the official NFL sticker/sticker album and NFL Adrenalyn, an interactive trading card game set to debut in August. Manning's autograph and game used materials will also … [Read more...] about Peyton Manning Scores Panini Football Card Deal
A report out of Oklahoma City says Panini America has started talks with Thunder star Kevin Durant about becoming the face of Panini Basketball. The Daily Oklahoman reports that Panini "recently visited Durant and his representatives in Oklahoma City" and that "a deal could be finalized soon" for Durant to become the man whose face would appear on basketball card … [Read more...] about Panini Wooing Durant?
Collectors love his autograph--and fans just love Yogi. Now, the Berra Museum and Learning Center is getting a multi-million dollar face lift. … [Read more...] about More Yankee, Yogi Memorabilia After Renovation