Avron B. Fogelman once was a part-owner of the Kansas City Royals. But the memorabilia collection the successful businessman has assembled is positively regal. Fogelman, 79, has spent most of his life building a large memorabilia collection. Wednesday, he unveiled where his collection will be housed— in a 3,500-square-foot museum located on the campus of Florida Atlantic … [Read more...] about Fogelman Collection Will Be Housed In New Museum in South Florida
Panini America has signed R.J. Barrett to a card and autograph deal. The former Duke star is expected to be among the first few picks in the upcoming NBA Draft. Barrett’s first officially licensed trading cards and autographs will drop this summer in Panini America's 2019 Contenders Draft Picks Basketball. His first officially licensed NBA trading cards and autographs … [Read more...] about Notes: Barrett Signs with Panini; NSCC Notes; Berg Exhibit; Vintage Card…Clothing?
The 1939 Play Ball set is one of the more popular pre-war issues. It features real black and white images of players, which some collectors feel are more appealing than color art lithographs. While the set has a few expensive cards, including those of Ted Williams and Joe DiMaggio, a few bargains can be found inside of it as well. Here are five that offer a solid bang for your … [Read more...] about 5 Bargains in the 1939 Play Ball Set
Young baseball card collectors had some choices during the mid-1930s. Goudey Gum Company was producing them, although their 1934 and '35 sets weren’t nearly as comprehensive as their landmark 1933 issue. Massachusetts-based National Chicle was also trying to sell gum and during the years 1934-36, they came out with a couple of sets: the Diamond Stars issue … [Read more...] about 1934-36 Batter Up Cards Offer Unique Challenges
Huggins and Scott’s final auction of 2016, the November Auction, will open for bidding on Monday October 31st and close on Thursday night November 10th with the 30-minute rule beginning at 11:00pm ET. A “Kork Grip” Babe Ruth bat that matches ordering records for the 1923 opening of Yankee Stadium is among hundreds of items in the new Huggins and Scott auction that opened … [Read more...] about Ruth Kork-Grip Bat Leads off Huggins and Scott Auction
There are two types of players who tend to have longer careers then their abilities seem to predict. The first is now known as the left-handed pitching specialist. When you hear of people such as Tony Fossas or Jesse Orosco pitching into their 40’s, one realizes if you can throw a strike to a left-handed batter as a left-handed pitcher, you just might have a long career ahead … [Read more...] about Moe Berg: The Spy and His Baseball Cards
Topps is putting the wraps on the 2009 baseball card year with a post-season release of its Sterling issue, one that includes a healthy list of cut signatures. … [Read more...] about Topps Releases Sterling 09 Cut Signature List