For the second time in three years, Cooperstown is set to become “San Francisco-East” as game used memorabilia from the Giants’ remarkable World Series run arrives at the National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum. Eight artifacts from the 2012 World Series have already been delivered to the Museum and will soon be on display in the Museum’s Autumn Glory exhibit, which … [Read more...] about Game Used World Series Gear Arrives in Cooperstown
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Giants the Most Bargain Priced 2-Time Series Champ?
With their World Series sweep of the Tigers Sunday night, the Giants became the first National League team to win two titles in three years since the Big Red Machine in the mid-1970s. That team was stacked with future Hall of Famers and superstars. Johnny Bench. Pete Rose. Joe Morgan. Tony Perez. The Giants have Buster, Marco, Pablo and Sergio. Who? Well, maybe you … [Read more...] about Giants the Most Bargain Priced 2-Time Series Champ?
Giants Named Topps Organization of the Year
Topps has handed out its annual’ “Organization of the Year Award” to the San Francisco Giants. This achievement by the Giants marks the second win for the organization in the last three years. The Organization of the Year award dates back to 1966 and highlights the Major League team that has shown outstanding performance, depth and talent throughout their Major and Minor … [Read more...] about Giants Named Topps Organization of the Year
New Sports Memorabilia Auction Venture Will Also Aid Player Charities
The 8D Network, a new auction house specializing in sports memorabilia with a mission of advancing charities supported by athletes, has been launched and is preparing for its inaugural auction this December. The 8D Network comes from the team of professionals who have operated Game Used Universe since 2005, but who have decided to step up their efforts by donating 10% of … [Read more...] about New Sports Memorabilia Auction Venture Will Also Aid Player Charities
Police Seek Sonata, Stretch Stealer
It was a thief's dream. A car with the keys in the ignition. In Walnut Creek, Calif., Monday, a man who inadvertently left them there saw someone driving away from the McDonald's parking lot where the vehicle was parked. Also inside...some autographed San Francisco Giants and Willie McCovey memorabilia. Police aren't saying how many items there were, but they do say … [Read more...] about Police Seek Sonata, Stretch Stealer
White Sox Offer Game Used Caps for Charity
The Chicago White Sox will auction autographed, game-worn caps from the starting lineup of Wednesday's spring training game against the San Francisco Giants, with proceeds from the sale benefiting "From The Heart," a Glendale, Ariz.-based agency. Fans will have the opportunity to bid on the caps at whitesox.com, beginning Monday, March 21 at 3:00 p.m. CT. Caps worn by … [Read more...] about White Sox Offer Game Used Caps for Charity
Saints, LeBron Among Top eBay Sellers in 2010
eBay has announced its annual “Top Shopped” report, revealing some of the top trends that captivated shoppers’ curiosity – and cash – in 2010. For sports fans and collectors, the New Orleans Saints, LeBron James and Peyton Manning were among the leaders. eBay analyzed sales and search data across categories in the Marketplace to identify the year’s … [Read more...] about Saints, LeBron Among Top eBay Sellers in 2010
Giant Victory for Bay Area Card Shops
The Bay Area may be one of North America's more underrated regions when it comes to sports collecting. There's a strong base of collectors who have, in the past at least, supported a number of large shows. With the San Francisco Giants earning their first World Series title in the city nearly two months ago, shops in the area are seeing a boost in business. Long-time … [Read more...] about Giant Victory for Bay Area Card Shops