Collectors on the hunt for Topps insert posters from the late 1960s. Condition, paper quality and use upon opening all lead to scarce versions in top grade. So pin ’em up!
Before reaching the major leagues with the Braves, John Smoltz
pitched in Glens Falls, N.Y., just part of the city’s minor league lore. Here is a look back from the former owners and staff of the Glens Falls Tigers.
Butch Jacobs explains how Topps got photos of the players, who picked the photos for the cards, why some cards appear to be slanted and what the company did when featuring players who were traded in mid-season.
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.