No one's catching Nolan Ryan anytime soon but any pitcher with over 200 wins and three no-hitters is someone to whom even The Express would tip his cap. It's been 14 years since Justin Verlander rookie cards first arrived and as he enters some pretty exclusive company en route to the Hall of Fame, it might be time to take a second look at them. The Verlander … [Read more...] about 3rd No-Hitter Puts Focus on Verlander Rookie Cards
Houston-based TriStar Productions has signed an exclusive autograph contract with Ken Griffey Jr. The company conducted its first private signing session with Griffey earlier this month. TriStar is offering a line of autographed baseballs, bats, photos and jerseys with prices ranging from $249 to $699. Many include a “HOF 16” inscription along with the autograph, … [Read more...] about Ken Griffey Jr. Signs Autograph Deal with TriStar
Recently, a national writer asked (and answered) the following question in one of his daily columns: “Can Clayton Kershaw and Felix Hernandez Be the First All-Pitcher MVP Duo Since 1968?” That same day I had a customer who was considering a dual autograph card of Bob Gibson and Denny McLain (the 1968 MVPs), and so I mentioned the article to him and engaged in some good … [Read more...] about Are King Felix Cards Underrated?
Just days after 2011 Topps Baseball Series 1 released, collectors discovered sparkle variations. The 60 unique cards, which were a nod to the company’s Diamond Anniversary, put eagle-eyed collectors on full alert. Now Topps announces that its just released Series 2 will “spark” collectors to continue the hunt. The first collector to find the “Double Sparkle” cards of … [Read more...] about Topps Giving Away Signed Bat for Double Sparkle Variations