The National Sports Collectors Convention has added two NBA legends to its autograph roster for this summer’s show. Julius Erving and Oscar Robertson will sign in Chicago, as will wrestling legend Goldberg, coach Bob Knight and former Bears’ Super Bowl quarterback Jim McMahon. They join the original opening list of signers released late last month. Arnold Palmer … [Read more...] about Notes: Oscar, Doc to NSCC; Palmer’s Putter; Leaving Las Vegas; Henrik the Hero
For all of Major League Baseball’s nearly obsessive efforts to authenticate each piece of game-used and game-worn gear, not every ball comes with a sticker. Even really important ones. The wild celebration that usually ensues after the final out of a World Series can result in some confusion. Usually, though, the final out ball is one that’s treasured by the player who … [Read more...] about Who’s Got the Final Out Baseball from 2014 World Series?
A cap attributed to use by Babe Ruth during the historic 1934 Tour of Japan is among the items set to go on the block beginning today via Grey Flannel Auctions. The company says the cap was sourced from the Ruth family more than 30 years ago and “is the only example known to have been worn by the Bambino during his 1934 Tour of Japan, which took place only weeks after his … [Read more...] about Notes: Auction Previews, Feller Museum Closes, Dodgers’ GM Loves Cards