With the 100th anniversary of Wrigley Field in the rearview mirror, here are some collectibles to keep an eye on, with more coming in 2015. There’s more to look forward to than new bleachers and more bathrooms this season.
Topps digital programs continue to grow. Topps BUNT 2015 is now available, and Topps has provided some stunning stats. For instance, Topps BUNT players have collected more than 150 million digital baseball cards since its inception.
Tony Gwynn will always be remembered as Mr. Padre. The Hall of Famer passed away at age 54 due to complications from cancer. Memorabilia from his career will be offered in SCP Auctions April 25 sale.
Panini America signed former Oregon Ducks quarterback and 2014 Heisman Trophy winner Marcus Mariota to a trading card and autograph agreement for the 2015 season that will include Mariota’s first licensed NFL and collegiate trading cards and autographed trading cards.
JPRS honors veteran dealer Ron Vitro with ‘Award of Excellence’ during its Winter Extravaganza; award will live on in his name.
A 35th anniversary celebration of the 1980 U.S. Men’s Hockey Team
in Lake Placid brings back memories of a milestone moment. Players share their memories from the Games – noticing that many more people than the 9,000 the stadium held said they were there.
The high-end items keep coming from SCP Auctions. The California company has announced a trio of amazing Mickey Mantle items for its April auction: One of The Mick’s Earliest known bats, his 1952 Yankees jersey and his 1956 Player of the Year award.
Records were set in the March Mile High Card Co. auction, with many bringing the higher prices just months after their previous sale, proving yet again that high-grade cards are exploding in price and worthy of an investment.
It’s not every day you find an 1887 relic in a used book. But one couple found an 1887 Four Base Hits John Clarkson Card in an old Bible, being used as a bookmark. Turns out it’s the only complete version to be graded in the market.
The 2015 Daytona 500 champion sits down with SCD to discuss his collecting passion and his charitable foundation. Like his job, his collecting pursuits also surround the automotive world.