National Sports Collectors Convention filled with giveaways, access to unique memorabilia and plenty of exclusive trading cards courtesy if card manufacturers. The hobby’s five-day main event is ready to kick off in Rosemont, Ill.
A-Rod’s signed, inscribed Louisville Slugger from his first MLB hit expected to fetch more than $20,000 in SCP Auctions’ August 22 sale.
Artist Daniel Duffy has created a masterpiece showcasing the history of the Cubs in the essence of Wrigley Field. The painting, offered in Goldin Auctions live event July 31, will be completed during the National Convention.
J. Leslie Wilkinson formed the Kansas City Monarchs yet remained an unknown figure until his Hall of Fame induction in 2006. Learn about the man and his signature.
More than a century ago the Chicago Cubs frequented the World Series – really! Baseball cards and programs celebrate the event, as we recall the famous Tinker, Evers and Chance triumvirate.
Silver and gold engraved keepsake gifted to English fighter Charley Mitchell for lasting three, rain-soaked hours with Boston’s John L. Sullivan may bring $30,000 at auction. Bidding is currently at $8,500 leading up to the July 30 live event.
More than 30 boxing greats converged in New York for the induction of Riddick Bowe, Ray ‘Boom Boom’ Mancini, Naseem Hamed and Yoko Gushiken. The Boxing HOF once again did an impressive job of getting former greats to attend and making them available to the public.
A collection of rare personal memorabilia from Pittsburgh Pirates hurler Harvey Haddix, including items from his 12-inning near-perfect game and 1960 World Series title are up for bids in the 2015 Goldin Auctions Summer Auction.
SCP auctions will present the Chuck Daly Estate Collection in its August sale, complete with Dream Team-sign basketballs, personal notes, Olympic torch and artifacts from his coaching days with the Detroit Pistons.
In addition to daily giveaways, PSA will be handing out free copies of the ‘Evolution of the Baseball Card’ poster at the National Sports Collectors Convention while supplies last.