Modern cards aren’t thought to bring values their vintage counterparts bring, but all that has changed with third-party grading. Gem Mint cards are being scooped up by the high-rollers at skyrocketing prices.
Vintage cards, especially those in high grades, continue to set new standards in the industry. Memory Lane’s latest auction saw records fall for a Paul Hornung rookie card and a 1933 Goudey Babe Ruth card among an impressive list of prices realized.
Bidding concludes Saturday, Aug. 23 for SCP Auctions’ latest sale, which includes a rare Lou Gehrig watch celebrating the 1928 Yankees, Johnny Manziel’s 2012 Texas A&M jersey and great pieces from the Helms Foundation and Newport Sports Museum.
More than 20 rows of sports collectibles made the I-X Center in Cleveland a mecca for collectors during the 2014 National Convention.
Cooperstown was bustling and back to big crowds thanks to a large induction class, drawing many other major leaguers to the mix. Here’s the rundown of signers and the scene in upstate New York.
Former hockey player Tom Glavine scores baseball’s ultimate goal with induction into the Hall of Fame. He dishes on his professional sports choice, the wisdom of Greg Maddux and John Smoltz and his time with the N.Y. Mets.
Information is hard to come by on some prewar card issues, especially when it comes to postcards. Featured here is exhaustive and informative information on the rare 1908-09 Rose Company Postcards, complete with recent sales.
Mad-dogged determination gets pitcher Greg Maddux into baseball immortality. Maddux discusses his career and his craft.
A look at color barrier pioneer Larry Doby, fireball legend Satchel Paige and the late 1940s Cleveland Indians.
The National Sports Collectors Convention, opening July 30, has numerous giveaways, rare displays and more; here’s a guide to make sure you get to all of the attractions. You have until Aug. 3 to see everything.