The Baseball Hall of Fame was right in the middle of the Royal’s World Series celebration, grabbing new game-used pieces for the “Autumn Glory” exhibit. See what’s on display and news about a new exhibit, “Whole New Ballgame.”
Heritage Auctions is offering the No. 5-rated Master Set of the coveted 1952 Topps Baseball issue, broken down with some amazing high-graded examples of the most popular postwar cards, including Mantle, Mays and Pafko.
Mike Berkus, the founder and director of the National Sports Collectors Convention, passed away Nov. 20 after a brief battle with brain cancer. He was 69.
For years big retail catalogs played a large role in the holiday gift arena, and sports items had a solid spot in the lineup. Player-endorsed products remain highly collectible today.
A collection of high-grade baseball cards that chronicles Mickey Mantle’s entire career will come to auction later this month courtesy of Memory Lane, including a PSA 7.5 1952 Topps Mantle pasteboard.
A George Mikan rookie card graded PSA 10 is expected to sell well into the six figures, but that’s not the only big-ticket item in SCP auctions’ Fall Premier. Look for Joe DiMaggio’s 1951 Yankees uniform and a 1923-25 Lou Gehrig sidewritten bat, among other gems.
A lineup of five mini busts of Hall of Famers Montana, Payton, Namath, Bradshaw and Emmitt Smith, first debuting in Canton, are now available nationwide. Cost is $29.99 each.
Michael Jordan’s final regular season Bulls jersey sets record at $173,240, leading a nearly $3 million sale by Goldin Auctions. A 1916 D329 Weil Baking Co. #151 Babe Ruth rookie card topped $89,000.
Heritage wrapped up its 2015 Sports Auction season with a $12 million sale, pushing its yearly total in sports auctions past $40 million. High-grade singles, Brooks Robinson and hockey memorabilia lead the way.
Prices for unopened vintage packs, boxes and cases soar for deep-pocketed pack-busters and investors. Hear from the experts on this growing trend, as well as what to watch for if entering the buying market.