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.
The sale features sports and non-sports cards and memorabilia from the late 19th century to the present, highlighted by the amazing Dennis Clotworthy Collection of Detroit Tigers memorabilia. Clotworthy, a former Tigers batboy, has contributed more than 100 lots to this auction. But that’s just the tip of the iceberg.
Louisville Slugger Museum celebrates 20th year with attendance records and a baseball exhibit based on Ripley’s Believe It or Not! Per the Ripley’s norm, some of the attractions are out of this world.
Billy Wagner wanted to be a center fielder but couldn’t hit, so he relished the regular role pitching in relief provided.