Fifteen years after the big bust, ‘Operation Bullpen’ scam still has legs; mainstream media and movie interest continues to grow.
One of the draws for baseball collectors in the 1960s was Topps’ World Series cards, offering highlights and additional star cards of Mickey Mantle, Sandy Koufax, Roger Maris and a host of others.
Nearly 3,400 lots are now open for bidding in one of the largest auctions in Heritage history. Bidding ends Nov. 6-8 and features game-used football jerseys from the John Kindler Collection, more from the Black Swamp Find and artifacts from the 1980 Miracle On Ice U.S. Hockey Team.
Bernie Williams, always gracious during his 16-year career with the N.Y. Yankees, has continued his charitable efforts in retirement.
Part 2: A Look through the Standard Catalog of Vintage Baseball Cards at what’s next for the card collector attempting to get a piece of everything. It’s not feasible, but it’s sure worth a shot.
The 1888 Scrapps Tobacco were known to have originated somewhere differently than their fictional name, but the answer wasn’t clear until LOTG’s Al Crisafulli put on his Sherlock Holmes hat.
In the first part of a multi-part series, George Vrechek looks through the Standard Catalog at what’s next for the card collector in the attempt to try and collect everything. Just how cards are out there?
As Derek Jeter Heads for home, his memorabilia surges in popularity and price to rival other Yankees greats. What’s selling and where can you get it? Everything gets funneled, seemingly, through one man.
When an athlete’s collectible popularity goes south, shop dealers local and nationwide feel the impact and adjust. Here is what some dealers are doing with Ray Rice and Adrian Peterson memorabilia.
It’s no wonder after Goldin Auctions sold Babe Ruth’s 1918 Boston Red Sox player’s contact for more than $1 million that more Ruth contracts would surface. Goldin Auctions is now offering The Babe’s first and last contract with the Yankees.