If you’ve been stockpiling rookie cards and autographs of this year’s potential Hall of Famers, you’ve got some courage. The 2012 BBWAA ballot features 27 players, including 13 new candidates and 14 returnees, none of which probably deserves the “legendary” label often applied to Hall of Famers. In fact, in recent years, the ballot has been devoid of huge star power. Bert … [Read more...] about 2012 Hall of Fame Election: Any Impact on Cards, Autos?
What’s Hot in the Shop
-Ed. Note: This week, we launch a new feature on Sports Collectors Daily called 'What's Hot in the Shop'. Keith Neuhart of Neuhart Cards in Delaware, Ohio will be posting a short piece every week, helping us take the pulse of the hobby. He'll tell us what's hot and what's heating up in the retail world of sports cards and sports memorabilia. Keith traded in his stockbroker … [Read more...] about What’s Hot in the Shop
Howe, Hull Headline Hollywood Hockey Signing
Hockey legends Gordie Howe and Bobby Hull will appear together at a private signing in Florida this Saturday, Dec. 10. The signing will take place at the Hollywood Collectibles store, which is located at 3311 Sheridan St. Hollywood. Howe is a 4-time Stanley Cup champion who played for a variety of teams throughout his career, including most notably the Detroit Red Wings. A … [Read more...] about Howe, Hull Headline Hollywood Hockey Signing
1903 World Series Program Headlines Slugger Auction
Hunt Auctions will offer a program from the first World Series in 1903 as part of the 8th Annual Louisville Slugger Museum and Factory Live Auction and Appraisal Fair on Saturday, November 12. The program is expected to fetch upwards of $100,000. The three-day auction event will begin on Thursday, November 10 with the auction preview and complimentary appraisal … [Read more...] about 1903 World Series Program Headlines Slugger Auction
D’Backs Owner Shows Off Collection to Colleagues
The Ultimate Set, an exhibit that opened in April of last year at the Baseball Hall of Fame, features the collection of Ken Kendrick, long-time collector and managing general partner of the Arizona Diamondbacks. The group of 25 cards includes some of the hobby's most iconic and highest quality cards. The exhibit features cards from Kendrick’s collection, which he began as … [Read more...] about D’Backs Owner Shows Off Collection to Colleagues
All Star Fan Fest Includes Appraisal Fair, Auction, Hall of Fame Artifacts
An annual attraction at MLB All-Star FanFest, Hunt Auctions will again conduct daily silent auctions held exclusively for visitors on Friday, July 8 - Monday, July 11 featuring vintage and modern era items for less than $1,000. The auction complements the company's All-Star live catalog auction on July 12. Leading up to Tuesday's events, the company will conduct a … [Read more...] about All Star Fan Fest Includes Appraisal Fair, Auction, Hall of Fame Artifacts
Hockey Hall Says it Has Gretzky Puck
The puck Wayne Gretzky shot into the net to set the NHL's all-time scoring record 22 years ago was sold in a March auction for more than $50,000. Or was it? The Hockey Hall of Fame in Toronto says it has the real puck that broke Gordie Howe's record point-total. Classic Auctions sold a puck to an unidentified Canadian collector that was consigned by someone who had … [Read more...] about Hockey Hall Says it Has Gretzky Puck
KC Residents Wanna Find Out…What’s it Worth?
The city has been home to the Athletics and the Royals. It's home base for the Negro Leagues Hall of Fame. In the summer, there are few places better to enjoy baseball than the city that sits directly in the nation's midsection. Over the weekend, some long-time fans brought memorabilia they've saved throughout the years to into an appraisal fair. The Clean Sweep … [Read more...] about KC Residents Wanna Find Out…What’s it Worth?
Save! Olympic Net Headed to Hockey Hall Instead
It looks like any other net you might find at a high level of hockey. Posts. Netting. A little padding. Yet it's hockey history, especially in Canada. The net into which flew the game-winning goal in the Vancouver Olympics was scheduled to go on the auction block Monday, but is instead headed for the Hockey Hall of Fame. The net into which Sidney Crosby scored the … [Read more...] about Save! Olympic Net Headed to Hockey Hall Instead
Long-Time Vintage Memorabilia Collection Will Be Sold
We don’t have any statistics to prove it, but it’s fair to say Dave Chaffin has one of the biggest collections of sports memorabilia in the Midwest. The Wichita, Kansas restaurant owner has an extensive stash that includes game-worn jerseys and helmets from Hall of Fame football players, autographed pieces, Hartland statues, programs, ticket stubs and even a fight-worn … [Read more...] about Long-Time Vintage Memorabilia Collection Will Be Sold