So you think collecting autographs through the mail is a relatively new phenomenon? Check out this story from the Mankato (MN) Free Press. The most interesting part of the story is that it's a collection owned by a municipality. The photos and autographs collected by late local resident Fred Johnson were obtained over a 50-year period dating back to the 19th … [Read more...] about Editor’s Blog: Gigantic Old Signed Photo Collection, HOF Podcast, Heritage Auction Facts
Bidding has begun in the October MEARS Online Auction. Over 800 lots are offered from a variety of sports. In honor of the 2011 World Series, MEARS has a wide array of baseball related items. Game used bats top the list, with over 170+ graded examples offered. The bats range from the early 1920s to modern day. Both Hall of Famers and obscure commons are included. Each bat … [Read more...] about MEARS Auction Salutes Fall Classic
Some of sports’ greatest have come from this lively city on the banks of the Ohio River. Now one of those Louisville legends is honoring another as The Greatest – Muhammad Ali and his unsurpassed achievements in boxing and humanity are noted on a new, limited edition and numbered collectible bat from Louisville Slugger. “Two great sluggers from Louisville are united with the … [Read more...] about Muhammad Ali Baseball Bat Released
The Omaha Zoo Foundation announced Monday that will hold an auction to sell memorabilia items from the College World Series stadium, allowing the public to own a part of the Rosenblatt legacy. The Foundation took ownership of Rosenblatt Stadium on June 9. The live auction will take place Thursday, June 23 but collectors will be able to participate online. All proceeds will … [Read more...] about College World Series Stadium Auction Set
Back in April, the company introduced a service to provide custom-made encapsulation inserts for personally designed trading cards. "We've had cards submitted of Little League players, high school and college athletes and weekend athletes who want to have a splendid memento of their achievements," said PSA President Joe Orlando. "We've also had grandparents sending in … [Read more...] about PSA Says Personalized Holders Selling Well
Visitors to the 2010 National Sports Collectors Convention will have an opportunity to see an exhibit of rare Babe Ruth baseball cards and also have an opportunity to receive a free magazine and book from Professional Sports Authenticator (www.PSAcard.com). The show will be held in the Baltimore, Maryland Convention Center, August 4 - 8, 2010. “Baltimore is the birthplace … [Read more...] about PSA Will Display Babe Ruth Cards at National
Internet search engine powerhouse Google is now showing us where and what we're looking for. Survey says....Newark, New Jersey loves it's baseball cards. … [Read more...] about Newark Loves it’s baseball cards !?!