“This is a truly unique auction,” said Auction Director Al Crisafulli. “It’s filled with rare and valuable material, whether it be tough 19th century cards and memorabilia, high-end football cards or hard-to-find Negro Leagues items, we think the auction will be interesting to collectors because it’s got a lot of things they may never have seen before.” Bidding ends Mar. 28.
From E cards and T206 examples through the heyday of Topps and Bowman releases from the 1950s, Greg Bussineau’s spring auction is loaded with must-see examples. Check out the full lineup.
Much like Ernie Banks, Minnie Minoso was a Chicago staple on the South Side, enjoying every moment he could be around baseball.
For major auction sales of high-end items, prices keep skyrocketing; new website helps keep track of the escalating market. Plus all of this begs the question: Collecting for hobby enjoyment or for investing?
The personal collections of athletes continue to head to the auction block. The latest to use the services of SCP Auctions is Rod Woodson, who will have rings, trophies and jerseys among the 70 lots in the April sale.
Cardboard paradise awaits bidders in the upcoming Mile High Card Co. auction, with highest-graded examples, set breaks and more.
When it comes to MLB prospects to keep an eye on, dealers say the Chicago Cubs farm system and Cuban refugees top the list. From Kris Bryant to Yoan Moncada, card sales are heating up.
Jim Abbott, the heralded pitcher who was born without a right hand, credits his no-hitter in 1993 for instilling part of his five core values in life. He discusses his baseball career and his role as a motivational speaker.
The collection of 1910-11 M116 Sporting Life baseball cards, which encompasses nearly half of the 288-card set, came to Goldin Auctions from a family in the Midwest while going through their grandfather’s holdings earlier this year.
Changing the pace of play in baseball because of the short attention span of today’s younger generation rubs me the wrong way. Don’t step out of that batter’s box!