Tristar’s Houston show shook off a winter storm and provided an outlet for sports memorabilia collectors and fans. A guest lineup of Dwight Howard, Andy Pettitte, Tony Dorsett, Earl Campbell, “Sugar” Ray Leonard, Mike Singletary and Clyde Drexler, among others, didn’t hurt.
RareInk has introduced a new 10-piece art collection featuring the starting lineups for the 2014 NBA All-Star game, featuring Durant, Griffin, Wade and James, among others.
Goldin Auctions kicked off its 2014 season with a $2.3 million sale that included top-of-the-line game-used bats belonging to Jackie Robinson and Mickey Mantle and an assortment of football championship rings that added much ca-ching to the bling.
Big names abound in Heritage Auctions Platinum Night event planned for Feb. 22-23. Bidding is live now for a 1923 Babe Ruth N.Y. Yankees championship watch, Cassius Clay gloves used in his first bout with Sonny Liston and an early Joe Jackson bat.
Theater and sports is always a sketchy call. Often details like facts and accurate portrayals are out the window. So how does ‘Bronx Bombers’ bring several Yankee greats across generations together on one stage and make it work? Paul Ferrante explains in his 3 out of 4 stars review.
Collectors still scooping up the 1961 Nu-Card football issue; here is a behind-the-scenes look at the often-forgotten set that includes some popular players such as Ernie Davis, John Hadl and Roman Gabriel. Plus, there are some Navy gentlemen in helmets.
For my first visit, I went to County Stadium with my uncle, who probably had season tickets at the time. The weather was lousy, cold and drizzly, yet none of that bothered me. Of course, that was mostly due to being seated in the “heated” mezzanine section, complete with a roof over my head. I distinctly remember the source of the warmth was a strand of wire which emitted heat. The primitive method worked for me – I was comfortable.
Collectors looking to buy vintage cards don’t have to go to a card dealer or online – all they have to do is buy Leaf’s latest release: Legends of the Diamond. The latest product is full of buyback cards and original art cards.
Classic autobiography of the unique manager Casey Stengel shows the joy and pain ghostwriter Harry T. Paxton experienced in writing the project.
As the world counts down to Super Bowl Sunday, here is some NFL trivia to get you in the football frame of mind. Some are easy; others are not. Good luck.