Memory Lane’s I Own It Now Sale once again proves the market value of cards in high grades, from vintage specimens you’d expect to 1980s varieties you wouldn’t.
Gary Cieradkowski loved sharing baseball trivia with his dad. Now he’s dispensing the little known facts of baseball through his custom card set. With a book in the works, here’s an introduction to the author, artist, creator and baseball fan.
Card finds don’t happen often, especially when it comes to minor league card issues from 1940. Yet Kevin Savage Cards has found a 1940 Buffalo Bisons stash of 50 cards, including a neat set of 22 of the 24 cards. Previously, just two examples of this set had been graded total.
The 1923-24 Tomas Gutierrez set of Cuban baseball cards aren’t easy to find to begin with, much less a complete set. Yet Hake’s is offering all 84 cards from the set in its current sale, with bidding already at $50,000.
‘Jeff Pearlman’s latest book – Showtime – The Los Angeles Lakers Dynasty of the 1980s’ – relives the Lakers glory days of the 1980s, complete with murder, mayhem, mystery and basketball games, too. The stories behind the ‘shine’ of the team is one fun ride.
The iconic Ken Griffey Jr. rookie card from 1989 kicked everything off for Upper Deck. Now 25 years later, the company is celebrating its 25th anniversary with a commemorative card set and giveaways planned throughout the year.
Bonhams upcoming sale, “Treasures from The Caren Archive” on April 7, will include an exceedingly rare color poster advertisement for an early professional baseball game between the Boston Unions and the Philadelphia Keystones.
Goldin Auctions has a big Babe Ruth sale planned for July in Baltimore. Prior to that, the company is hitting the road looking for more Ruth gems to add to the sale. Check out when the Goldin Auctions Roadshow is coming near you.
Newest release from Leaf Trading Cards features Leaf’s Metal technology, on-card autographs and a checklist packed with future NFL talent, such as Jadeveon Clowney, Johnny Manziel and many more.
You’ll hear about them all soon enough, but you can get them in cards even sooner: Johnny Manziel, Teddy Bridgewater, Michael Sam, Blake Bortles and other top prospects sign deals to appear in 2014 Upper Deck Football.