Baseball’s beginnings were front and center when an early 1870s collection of Boston Red Stockings memorabilia made headlines at an Antiques Roadshow event. Go behind the scenes on the memorabilia and the team itself.
Atlanta Braves fans were in nirvana in Cooperstown this year when three of their own made baseball’s biggest stage – Bobby Cox, Greg Maddux and Tom Glavine.
Modern cards aren’t thought to bring values their vintage counterparts bring, but all that has changed with third-party grading. Gem Mint cards are being scooped up by the high-rollers at skyrocketing prices.
Weekend bidding got heated during SCP Auctions latest sale, totaling $2.9 million. The auction was led by items from the Helms/LA84 Collection and the second part of the Newport Sports Museum collection.
With little jabs at the hobby here and there, Bill Simmons and fellow writer Rembert Browne take on The National, making the rounds and commenting all the while.
The Long Beach Expo will be held Sept. 4-6, complete with great sports displays and the chance to hold a bat of the great Bambino.
Vintage cards, especially those in high grades, continue to set new standards in the industry. Memory Lane’s latest auction saw records fall for a Paul Hornung rookie card and a 1933 Goudey Babe Ruth card among an impressive list of prices realized.
Bidding concludes Saturday, Aug. 23 for SCP Auctions’ latest sale, which includes a rare Lou Gehrig watch celebrating the 1928 Yankees, Johnny Manziel’s 2012 Texas A&M jersey and great pieces from the Helms Foundation and Newport Sports Museum.
More than 20 rows of sports collectibles made the I-X Center in Cleveland a mecca for collectors during the 2014 National Convention.
The National’s return to Cleveland after five years posted positive results, with good crowds through the first four days and plenty activity on the floor.