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.
Muggsy Bogues, formerly the NBA’s mighty mini mite, signs through the mail and has plenty of display-worthy photos, including those with Manute Bol and Michael Jordan.
Behind the scenes at every game, Major League Baseball authenticators, usually current or former members of law enforcement, are taking artifacts from the playing field and making them available to fans – in a rapid fashion and filling custom orders.
Alonzo Mourning and Mitch Richmond headline the Class of 2014, but David Stern brings out the biggest supporters, including Bill Russell. And would Mourning’s poor signing habits change on his induction weekend?
Sylvia Fowles of the Chicago Sky adds paint presence, an Olympic pedigree and defensive dominance on the court, and plenty of signatures off of it.
A look at the 1974 Topps Football set, from its stars to its role in the Parker Brothers game, Pro Draft.
The man behind Topps baseball cards still brings a smile to your face at age 91. Sy’s family weighs in on their father’s career and his home life in an exclusive interview with George Vrechek.
Baseball’s beginnings were front and center when an early 1870s collection of Boston Red Stockings memorabilia made headlines at an Antiques Roadshow event. Go behind the scenes on the memorabilia and the team itself.
Atlanta Braves fans were in nirvana in Cooperstown this year when three of their own made baseball’s biggest stage – Bobby Cox, Greg Maddux and Tom Glavine.