SCD readers weigh in on their firsts in autographs, games seen and who gave them their first sports crush.
Columnist Larry Canale takes a look inside America’s attics and closets in search of sports collectibles as part of "Antiques Roadshow" events across the country. Some of the pieces – and people bringing them in – are recognizable.
After Larry Canale covered numerous topics in his Classic Collectibles column in SCD, from The Mick to postcards to rhe best quartet of quarterbacks, readers shared their own opinions. The following is a collection of some of those letters.
Even as his career fades further into the past, Mickey Mantle still has a stronghold on many of his fans – as witnessed by some of these memories from those who saw him play.
If you are looking for a relatively cheap collectible category related to sports, try collecting poscards – of which the subjects are many and they are pretty easy to find.
Some NFL franchises just have a knack for acquiring top quarterbacks. Other teams go for decades without a true stud at the position. This article looks at which franchises had the best quartet of quarterbacks in their histories. Can you guess who is on top?
Some of baseball’s best – and most collectible – played to a ripe old age, at least for ballplayers.
While the 2008 edition of the Detroit Lions were a laughing stock on the field, there are few spotlighted star, such as Calvin Johnson. But it’s the Lions of old that get most of the attention in the collecting community.