While Babe Ruth was lauded in newspapers, biographies of the great slugger came after his stardom; here’s one from 1930 – ‘Babe Ruth: The Idol of the American Boy.’
Back-to-back years with multiple first-time inductees into the Baseball Hall of Fame hasn’t happened very often but will likely take place in 2015. Randy Johnson, Pedro Martinez and John Smoltz among the frontrunners.
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.