The Baseball Hall of Fame's roster expanded by six on Sunday night as two committees voted in six former players. Gil Hodges, Jim Kaat, Minnie Miñoso and Tony Oliva were elected by the Golden Days Era Committee, which considered a 10-person ballot comprised of candidates whose primary contribution to the game came from 1950-69. ud Fowler and Buck O’Neil were elected by the … [Read more...] about Rookie Cards of 2022 Golden Age, Early Days Hall of Fame Inductees
SCP Auctions Offers T206 Plank, 1941 Heisman, Championship Rings
One of the planet’s rarest baseball cards will join a red hot basketball card and hundreds of other pieces of historic and one-of-a-kind memorabilia in SCP Auctions’ 2020 Fall Premium catalog, set to open Wednesday. The T206 Eddie Plank, graded VG 3 by SGC, could sell for $100,000 or more and it’ll have some company at the top of the list of realized prices when the auction … [Read more...] about SCP Auctions Offers T206 Plank, 1941 Heisman, Championship Rings
Gil Hodges Cards Still Undervalued?
April 2, 1972 was a comfortably cool, breezy afternoon in West Palm Beach, FL. The day before, major league players had gone on strike, resulting in the cancellation of regular season games. With no settlement imminent, New York Mets manager Gil Hodges joined his coaches for a round of golf. He had already led the franchise to an improbable 1969 World Series title and was … [Read more...] about Gil Hodges Cards Still Undervalued?
Baseball Cards of Golden Era Hall of Fame Nominees
When the ten nominees for what the Hall of Fame now calls the "Golden Age" were announced recently, many pundits compared their careers and then offered opinions about whether any of them were worthy of the Hall of Fame tag. A committee consisting of former players, baseball executives and veteran media members will decide but what’s interesting is that card collectors have … [Read more...] about Baseball Cards of Golden Era Hall of Fame Nominees
Farewell Chuck Noll and Wish You’d Had More Cards
When Chuck Noll took over the Steelers in 1969, the franchise had been to exactly one NFL playoff game in their more than 30 years of existence. While it took Noll a few years to get to the playoffs and then another couple of years to win his first Super Bowl, he helped to build a team which won four Super Bowls in six seasons and may very well have won a fifth if either Franco … [Read more...] about Farewell Chuck Noll and Wish You’d Had More Cards