Fans tired of seeing big market, big money teams advance in the playoffs aren't complaining about it, but losses by the Red Sox and Yankees cost Steiner Sports at least $1 million in revenue according to the company's CEO. Brandon Steiner's New Rochelle, New York-based company has deals with both teams to sell memorabilia and the Yankees and Bosox are far and away the … [Read more...] about Yankees Loss Cost Steiner
Editor’s Blog: Panini/Donruss Back in the Game
When they came seemingly out of nowhere to buy Donruss/Playoff and grab an NBA license in 2009, Panini vowed to make an impact on the North American trading card market. The goal? Have a presence in all four major sports. They accomplished that on Thursday, announcing an agreement with the MLB Player's Association on a trading card license with Texas Rangers' star Josh … [Read more...] about Editor’s Blog: Panini/Donruss Back in the Game
Do Gold Baseballs Mean End of Recession?
If plain old cowhide just won't cut it, Rawlings has announced a joint venture with New York based Gold Sport Collectibles that will bring official Major League baseballs made with 24-karat gold leather to the baseball collectors' market. Rawlings will serve an integral role in the development and marketing of the baseballs, which are being sold at $325 each. ""The … [Read more...] about Do Gold Baseballs Mean End of Recession?
High-End Sports Memorabilia Holds Up Its End
There appear to be plenty of buyers for big ticket items, but is it wise to buy the Babe instead of being bullish on the market? … [Read more...] about High-End Sports Memorabilia Holds Up Its End
New Card, Collectible Show in Southern California
One local promoter is hoping to feed the appetite for show-starved southern Californians with a bi-monthly event that features a little of everything. … [Read more...] about New Card, Collectible Show in Southern California
Baseball Cards Investment Beating Stocks
High quality collectibles have been kicking your stock portfolio's backside. … [Read more...] about Baseball Cards Investment Beating Stocks
Autographed Sports Memorabilia: Worth the Investment?
By Kelly Johns I saw an article the other day claiming that sports memorabilia is one of the top 10 biggest wastes of money. Chris Pummer, who wrote the article claims that, "This market for the celebrity struck may be the greatest separator of fools and their money ever." He lists premium coffee to go and cigarettes as a few other "biggest wastes of money." I agree … [Read more...] about Autographed Sports Memorabilia: Worth the Investment?