His rookie cards showing him as a member of the Golden State Warriors have been lighting up eBay like he's lit up the scoreboard and two weeks from tomorrow, we'll see our first Jeremy Lin Knicks basketball card. Panini America's 2011-12 NBA Hoops set, delayed because of the NBA lockout, will help kick off a 'better late than never' hoops card campaign on February 29 and the … [Read more...] about Jeremy Lin Knicks Card Coming on Leap Day
Uh oh. I think we may have a new candidate for baseball card artwork. Kyle Morrissey, a former member of the U.S. Navy, has returned to a passion from his younger days. He's an artist, with a keen eye for his hometown team. Morrissey got busy behind the easel after a back injury and completed one of his works just in time to show it to some fans waiting in line for … [Read more...] about New Baseball Artist Has Fans in Angels Clubhouse
It seemed like a good idea at the time. And an honor. Thirty years ago, the Hockey Hall of Fame asked Bill Christian, a member of the 1960 U.S. Olympic hockey team that won a gold medal, if he'd be willing to let them display his jersey and the one his son Dave was wearing when the Miracle on Ice 1980 team brought home gold in Lake Placid twenty years later. Earlier this … [Read more...] about Legal Battle Brewing Over Olympic Jerseys?
The Topps PRIME 9 subject redeemable for week 4 (Redemption card # 4) is the newest member of the 3,000 hit club… Derek Jeter. On a weekly basis, there will be a designated “Prime 9 Player of the Week”. Collectors holding the corresponding Prime 9 Redemption card for that week can bring the card to their participating local HTA store and redeem it for an exclusive limited … [Read more...] about Jeter is Topps PRIME 9 Card No. 4
Babe Ruth and Lou Gehrig didn't do it. Joe DiMaggio fell short. So did Mickey Mantle. As hard as it may be to believe, Derek Jeter will become the first member of the New York Yankees to accumulate 3,000 hits. He'll just have to be a little more patient. A calf injury suffered this week has Jeter on the disabled list, but with just six hits to go before he reaches the … [Read more...] about Jeter’s 3,000th Hit Ball: What’s it Worth?
Whether they'll examine early baseball memorabilia isn't certain, but a new panel has been formed to help piece together the story of how baseball began. John Thorn, the recently named Official Historian of Major League Baseball, will serve as chairman of the "Baseball Origins Committee" as his first official task in his new capacity, Commissioner Bud Selig announced … [Read more...] about Panel to Examine the Story of Baseball’s Beginnings
Collectors live in fear of the dog tearing up a valuable card. A visitor dropping a drink on their autographed Babe Ruth photo. A young family member selling off something for pennies on the dollar. In suburban Chicago, such a scenario actually played itself out between Christmas and New Year's. A police report indicates that a 20-year-old man who was looking for … [Read more...] about Bad Trade: Family Member Swaps Williams Swag for Auto Repair
Ernie Davis, football's first black Heisman Trophy winner, was diagnosed with leukemia as he prepared to play what would have been his final college game in the summer of 1962 as a member of the College All-Stars. Now, the jersey that the late running back would have worn in that game is being cut up for use in Panini trading card products. The Davis jersey sold for over … [Read more...] about Rare Ernie Davis Jersey Dissected for 2010 Leaf Certified
Professional Sports Authenticator (PSA) has introduced the PSA Set RegistrySM "Matching" Program, a new program to assist its members in building their PSA Set Registry sets. Through the program, PSA matches the Set Registry members’ want lists with what an auction company or dealer is offering at auction or for retail sale. The Set Registry member receives a direct email … [Read more...] about PSA Will Match Collectors Want Lists with Auction Lots
The School Sisters of Notre Dame in Baltimore are about to receive a little divine love from the Holy Grail of Baseball Cards. A newly discovered T206 Honus Wagner card, left to the convent by the brother of a member of the order when he passed away, will be auctioned off on Nov. 4 in Dallas as part of Heritage Auctions’ upcoming sports memorabilia auction. The card is … [Read more...] about T206 Honus Wagner Sale Will Benefit Nuns’ Ministry