Classic autobiography of the unique manager Casey Stengel shows the joy and pain ghostwriter Harry T. Paxton experienced in writing the project.
As part of its Platinum Night Auction on Feb,. 22, Heritage auctions in introducing the 1923 N.Y. Yankee World Championship watch awarded to Babe Ruth. The watch was later given to a good friend of Ruth’s – the entire lineage of the watch is detailed here and why it’s such an important piece of sports memorabilia. Early estimates by Heritage say the watch with bring more than $750,000.
In 1955, Bowman introduced a quirky baseball set that couldn’t match Topps’ allure, yet collectors are still seeking its rewards. Today, the TV set design and brown borders drive collectors crazy.
This year marks the sixth year Upper Deck has run this event as a way not only to thank existing collectors for their support, but more importantly, to encourage hockey fans, youngsters and lapsed collectors to enjoy the fun of opening a pack of new hockey cards. Fans throughout Canada and the United States simply need to visit a participating retailer on Saturday, Jan. 18 to receive a free pack of Upper Deck’s National Hockey Card Day cards.
The NFL Experience takes its show outside in NYC; take a stroll up the boulevard and see what plans are in store.
The question follows former Cleveland Browns kicker Don Cockroft to this day – why didn’t you kick it? – so he decided to write about it and and the 1980 season. Here is a SCD exclusive interview with Cockroft talking about the kick, his career and who he considers to be the best kickers today.
From Mark Fidrych to Willie Stargell, 2013′s baseball books cover nearly every topic imaginable – and they are all fun to read! Here’s the conclusion to SCD’s annual Best of the Year list.
A challenge for Baseball Hall of Fame autograph collectors is nabbing signatures of the Spink and Frick Award winners. Here are some of the tough ones to get and which baseball card set features some of the signatures.
Among the best baseball books published this year were two on Ted Williams and one each on Ty Cobb, Hank Greenberg and the DiMaggios – superstars long before the advent of World War II. Check these out and two dozen more in this review.
Not many collectors found the 1972 Topps Football 3rd Series in their stores. More than 40 years later, they are still looking. Here is a review of the popular high numbers from that set.