Most may not sell for the premium prices attained by some of the industry's premier trading cards or autographs, but vintage sports programs are often more scarce, more interesting and occasionally, more valuable. It's also a segment of the hobby not dominated by baseball. Old football programs from pro and college sports were among the highest selling sports publications … [Read more...] about Sports History: Top 5 Selling Game Programs on eBay
He's one of a small number of players active before World War II who appeared on more than a handful of baseball cards while in his prime. Babe Ruth is the guy every company wanted to promote its product. Every maker of trading cards wanted to have him in their set. Not all athletes could help sell something. Ruth was the exception. That's why … [Read more...] about Vintage Babe Ruth Cards: Bargain Hunting
They may be owned by a European based outfit these days, but most North American collectors still have fuzzy feelings for the name Donruss. Panini isn't dumb. They're holding onto the brand that established itself in 1981 and they trot it out again for the new 2010-11 Donruss Basketball issue. Open one pack and its obvious the design was a shout out to perhaps the … [Read more...] about 2010-11 Donruss Basketball Review
Collectors of the 1955 Topps Hocus Focus set have two new cards to chase. Collector Jason Eggert, who runs JackieRobinson.net, recently bought a lot of nine cards from the obscure issue because it included a Robinson. After doing some online research, he discovered that two of the cards he had were previously unknown. Mel Parnell and Hal Smith are the two new … [Read more...] about 1955 Topps Hocus Focus: 2 New Cards Found
The '70s gave us plenty. Secretariat. Watergate. Bicentennial. And crazy-looking baseball players. Gold and Brown Padres uniforms. Rainbow Astros. Big Red Cleveland Indians. White Sox in Shorts. Call it awful, but the '70s are gaining new respect thanks in part to the writing of Josh Wilker, an author and prolific blogger about Topps cards from the 1970s. Give … [Read more...] about 1970s Baseball Cards Define a Decade
Donald Trump was not happy with the ESPN documentary on the USFL. But at least he autographed the nasty note. … [Read more...] about Trump Letter: Ultimate USFL Collectible?
Leave the friendly confines of southern Indiana and what happens? … [Read more...] about Hello From Chicago