Joey Votto has redefined himself. The 38-year-old slugger for the Cincinnati Reds has reached 30 home runs this year. It is only the third time in his long career he has reached that milestone. Votto is a shoe-in for the Baseball Hall of Fame, even before his resurgence. He has more than 300 home runs, more than 2,000 hits, and more than 1,000 RBIs. Over the first decade … [Read more...] about Votto Proves He’s a Hall of Famer Despite Being Undervalued in Hobby
Huggins and Scott's upcoming June 1-2, 2011 auction will offer more than 900 consigned lots of vintage and modern sports cards and memorabilia in a two-week auction being conducted by phone and Internet. Bidding began on Wednesday May 18. The auction begins with a pair of vintage signed baseballs featuring three of the game's greatest legends. A dual-autographed Babe … [Read more...] about Vintage Signed Baseballs Highlight Huggins & Scott Auction
The all-new 2010 Topps 206 series hit store shelves this week and features a base set made up completely of players who are not wearing caps. The idea, according to Topps, was a tribute to the original 1909-1911 T206 cards which featured the classic images of players like Ty Cobb, Christy Mathewson, Cy Young and, of course, Honus Wagner. Each base card in the 2010 set … [Read more...] about Yes, There Are 2010 Topps T206 Cap Variations
Carl Yastrzemski was the last player to win the Triple Crown. His 1967 season is the stuff of legend. How tough has it been for a National League player to win the home run, RBI and batting titles in the same year? The last man to do it was Ducky Medwick...in 1937. Now, another Cardinal is making a legitimate run. Albert Pujols leads the NL in homers and RBI and is … [Read more...] about Triple Crown Chase: Pujols Cards Ready for New Spike?
Cincinnati Reds season ticket holders got a little dose of the baseball card hobby when their season tickets arrived this month. The team's ticket design focuses on classic Reds cards through the years, with players who made their mark on the team in one way or another being honored with their Topps card on the face. The images include Chuck Harmon's 1954 card, which … [Read more...] about Reds Tickets Honor Topps Cards