A Top 10 list of unusual vintage items collectors should have on their radar this holiday shopping season includes rulers, Coke caps, posters and stamps – all featuring the stars of sports.
The Big Ten’s headquarters in Chicago also houses the Big Ten Experience, which is full of interactive exhibits, features on the leagues biggest names – but no memorabilia.
The Baseball HOF is hard at work during the World Series, collecting game-used artifacts from important moments and wading into the celebratory locker room for more from the championship team. Here’s the 2014 story.
Grant DePorter – known for blowing up the ‘Bartman Ball’ – helps launch the Chicago Sports Museum, part of the Harry Caray restaurant chain. Inside you’ll find Caray’s glasses, Jordan’s jerseys and the remnants of the most famous ball in Chicago history.
A T206 Honus Wagner PSA 1, 1949 game-used bat from Jackie Robinson, Bill “Moose” Skowron’s championship rings, USC trophies and some of the best game-used baseball jerseys available all make up the lineup of SCP Auctions latest sale, slated to end Dec. 6.
The Kindler Collection of rare football jerseys collection shows strength in fall catalog auction, totaling $450,000 for Heritage Auctions, as part of its $7.15 million sale.
From two-sport dreams to a Hall of Fame career, Tom Glavine cherishes the memories and mementoes he earned along the way.
Bobby Cox struck out as a player, but he worked his way up through the minors to the pinnacle of managing success – the Baseball Hall of Fame.
A $15,000 reward is being offered for information that would solve an Oct. 8 break-in at the Yogi Berra Museum and Learning Center. Thieves made off with two of the beloved Yankee Hall of Famer’s three Most Valuable Player Awards and several of his 10 World Championship rings.
The Chicago Sun-Times Show is now the Fanatics Authentic Sports Spectacular, but the show guests and dealers remain a draw for collectors and fans. Get the lowdown on the new owners and the upcoming show.