It was a season of tragedy that ended in triumph. A year in which off the field headlines about what had transpired the season before often overshadowed what was playing out on the diamond. Against the backdrop of a scandal that threatened the integrity of professional baseball itself, the Cleveland Indians quietly put together a championship run 101 years ago. … [Read more...] about 1920 Tribe Photo, with Chapman, Reaches Auction
RMY Auctions July 2021
The first one had been an idea cooked up by a sportswriter and turned out to be a smashing success. Little did Arch Ward know that his “game of stars” would still be going strong into the next century. As important as the first one was back in 1933, the second All-Star Game was a history maker in its own right and let the baseball world know that the concept was … [Read more...] about Photo of the Day: Babe and the 1934 AL All-Star Outfield
He was still just a minor leaguer when he posed for cameras some time in 1988, a top overall draft pick with a great pedigree and an even better swing. One of those photos of Ken Griffey Jr. wound up on a Donruss baseball card. Now, a similar image is on the market for the first time. The 8x10 photo of the future Hall of Famer posing in his Seattle Mariners … [Read more...] about Photo of the Day: Young Ken Griffey Jr.
He may have signed more free autographs than any player in sports history. You could almost say Babe Ruth made collecting baseball autographs popular. The large, flowing, eminently legible strokes seemed to get better as his career and life went on. Now, the earliest photo of the Bambino putting his name on a piece of memorabilia is up for auction. RMY … [Read more...] about Earliest Photo of Babe Ruth Signing Autographs Up for Auction