The 1930s U.S. Caramel sports set had a lot to offer – from Ruth and Gehrig to Presidents – although only in bite-size chunks.
Rick Barry, the NBA Hall of Famer and champion, says confidence, natural ability and good genes go a long way in a pro career. Here is one of many interviews we have with signers at the upcoming National Sports Collectors Convention.
Upward of 100 outstanding lots from former Milwaukee Brewers superstar Robin Yount will be up for bid through SCP Auctions, ranging from both his “3,000th Hit” bat and baseball (Sept. 9, 1992) to multiple game-worn Brewers jerseys.
For nearly 40 years in a row, collectors could find one or both cards of lefty pitchers Warren Spahn and Tommy John. Here’s a rundown of the hurlers and their cards.
A contract from 1973 that links Muhammad Ali to Kobe Bryant will be part of a large, live event during the National Sports Collectors Convention courtesy of Goldin Auctions.
The 1964 Topps Giants offering features a unique size, great photography and plenty of stars to chase.
‘Terror in the City of Champions’ proves to be a killer read about the Depression, 1935 World Series and the Black Legion. Ron Keurajian calls it one of the oddest baseball books he’s ever read.
Following the ‘53 season, Brooklyn Skipper Charlie Dressen insisted on a multi-year contract to continue as Dodgers’ skipper. Brooklyn Owner Walter O’Malley balked at the demand and to everyone’s surprise chose the little known Walter Alston to pilot the club. Four World Series titles later…..
The 1965 Old London baseball coins still bring some crunch, with Hall of Fame players available by the handful. A reasonably priced offering for those who enjoy a little coin in their pockets.
Together, Dan Hunt and Robert Casterline have selected the rarest, most valuable and most significant pieces of the 300,000-plus card collection to be displayed publicly for the first time in this one-of-a-kind exhibit. It is an unbelievable marriage of art, sports, and pop culture that dates back to 1888.