Unique sports awards and Hall of Famers’ game-worn jerseys lead Grey Flannel’s June 5 Summer Games Auction, with highlights including: 1947 Mel Ott Giants jersey, Jim Brown Rookie of the Year Trophy and Larry Holmes Heavyweight World Championship Belt.
Operation Bullpen author Kevin Nelson helped expose a major forgery ring with his published work on the FBI raid, but he knows the problem still exists. Here are his Top 10 list on what you can do to help stem the tide.
The last known glove worn by Jackie Robinson isn’t the only game-used artifact drawing attention from Steiner Sports. The firm’s “Ground-Breaking” Auction also hosts jerseys from Stan Musial, Gil Hodges and Walter Payton, along with some memorable balls linked to Babe Ruth.
Mile High Card Co. rolls out an auction filled with trading cards dedicated to the four major sports, headlined by complete sets in baseball, football and hockey that are among the best in the PSA Set Registry.
This time we turn to the gridiron to compile an All-Star team of oldest living former football players who appeared on cards, led by Ace Parker and continuing with some formidable foes, including Chuck Bednarik. The East team gets first dibs.
Looking for a great vacation idea this summer and also love baseball? Now’s your chance to enjoy the best of both worlds. A pair of “Baseball Legends” cruises is slated aboard the American Queen, where along with usual cruise perks will be the chance to hear baseball stories, seek out memorabilia and trivia contests.
When Steiner Sports puts on an auction, they don’t mess around. The latest lineup features 1,866 lots, headlined by a Jackie Robinson game-used glove, but includes price points to satisfy nearly any collector.
In today’s spring training atmosphere, Hall of Famers walk around the ballparks unnoticed, while unproven players and minor leaguers are besieged by autograph seekers. And the signatures themselves? Ouch.
Memory Lane knew it had a great set in its latest auction: a 1932 U.S. Caramel complete set, all graded PSA 8. The only question was whether it would sell as a set or individually. The set was broken up, with Ruth, Gehrig and Hornsby leading the way.
From the Operation Bullpen author Kevin Nelson comes the latest installment on celebrity and historic and political forgeries. If a photo, album or poster is filled with multiple signatures and it seems to good to be true, it probably is. Getting the cast or group to all sign a piece is often a foolhardy thought.