Memory Lane closes out 2013 with an impressive lineup of high-grade cards, complete sets, signed beauties and even a 1956 Topps uncut sheet. Ring in the New Year with some treasures.
Two-sport pro Clarence ‘Ace’ Parker, one of the oldest former players in baseball and football, lived a life most of us could only dream about. From high school through Duke and the pros, he turned heads everywhere he went.
Last year no one was voted in by the writers for the Baseball Hall of Fame. In 2014, it could be a crowded stage. The ballot has been released, and the debates can begin.
The Highland Mint is providing 20 percent of the profits of the sale of its latest Signature Frames to benefit the Naval Special Warfare Family Foundation.
Latest throwback set issued by Topps shines in photography, inserts and stars, but some changes would make a bigger impact. Here is a review f of the 2013 Topps Archives Football set.
Heritage Auctions will offer the second part of the Sam Snead Collection. The first sale brought $1.1 million in August, with this round featuring Snead’s 1949 Masters Championship Trophy and 1951 Ryder’s Cup Captain’s Trophy.
Grey Flannel Auctions’ current sale, ending Dec. 11, offers another amazing selection of game-used material, from Michael Jordan’s shoes form the “flu” game in the 1997 Finals to game-used jerseys from every sport and seemingly every star.
The Toronto Expo keep s bringing in fans north of the border, thanks to an ever-growing list of impressive signers. But the behind-the-scenes cooperation between the NHL, manufacturers and dealers has led to greater sales in the hobby as well.
Topps has featured Mark McGwire on its baseball cards before. However, a recent deal has led to the first McGwire-signed cards in Topps history.
A T206 Walter Johnson (Portrait), graded PSA 9 netted $77,625 to lead the finest I Own It Now sale conducted by Memory Lane to date. Other highlights included a A206 Ty Cobb ($20,700) and 1954 Topps Al Kaline rookie ($15,812).