The autograph pavilion at the National Convention is a bustling place. With more than 90 signers in 2013, the activity was greater than ever. If you wanted one “regular item” signed by every guest at the 2013 National, it would have cost $5,640.
By the early 1970s, Major League Baseball had finally decided to market itself, and the book ‘This Great Game’ was one of the ways it did so.
‘Heart of a Tiger’ is a charming baseball tale of a Hall of Famer who many already had a preconceived notion about – Ty Cobb. His grandson shares the details.
Five days seems long, unless those days are filled with trading cards, memorabilia and dealers from across the country. Here is George Vrechek’s journey from the granddaddy of card shows in 2013.
From new baseball pinball games to the rarest of memorabilia, the National Sports Collectors Convention never ceases to amaze. Here’s the journey of SCD contributor Ross Forman.
The 2013 Baseball Hall of Fame induction weekend lacked marquee names, rain prevailed and attendance was paltry as a result. However, a stable of Hall of Fame members and other baseball noteworthys still showed up, creating opportunities for autographs and some stories.
With fewer cards and a noticeably missing Babe Ruth, the 1934 Goudey set will never be as popular as its 1933 sibling, but there are still plenty of reasons to give it a look.
Owner Jacob Ruppert brought the N.Y. Yankees to the top echelon of Major League Baseball, a position that hasn’t changed to date. Here’s a look at the 2013 Baseball Hall of Fame inductee, his trials as an owner and other endeavors in his life.
The artifacts on display at the National Convention are simply amazing. One-of-kind artifacts are available at every turn, and now comes the news that SCP Auctions is not only displaying a 1936 Olympic gold medal of Jesse Owens, but the company will also be offering the famous relic in its November auction.
Artist Jamie Cooper captures Bronx Bomber royalty on canvas in his latest masterpiece: “Yankees Dream Scene” picturing Ruth, Gehrig, DiMaggio, Mantle and Jeter.