It’s not every day you find an 1887 relic in a used book. But one couple found an 1887 Four Base Hits John Clarkson Card in an old Bible, being used as a bookmark. Turns out it’s the only complete version to be graded in the market.
Originating from the Foxx estate, both items are being offered for the first time publicly as part of SCP’s Spring Premier Auction April 8-25: Jimmie Foxx’s 1933 American League MVP Award and 1934 Tour of Japan game-worn uniform.
Much like Ernie Banks, Minnie Minoso was a Chicago staple on the South Side, enjoying every moment he could be around baseball.
Changing the pace of play in baseball because of the short attention span of today’s younger generation rubs me the wrong way. Don’t step out of that batter’s box!
Topps continues to bring in big names to move the needle in its digital operations, naming Steven Chiang to its board of directors.
SCP Auctions wants the world to know of its success in the sports memorabilia business, and felt a new website look would provide that. The new look is now available to collectors.
For the second consecutive year, three first-ballot candidates were added to Baseball’s Hall of Fame. Craig Biggio joins John Smoltz, Pedro Martinez and Randy Johnson for baseball’s most coveted honor.
Effective immediately, the exclusive manufacturer of of NASCAR trading cards, Press Pass Inc., has announced its closure. Outstanding redemptions will not be honored.
The MLB Network’s “Baseball Seasons” telecast caught my eye when the focus was on the 1982 season, ending with a St. Louis Cardinals victory over the Milwaukee Brewers in the World Series.
Beckett Media has announced the acquisition of Goodwin & Co. Bill Goodwin will still head the auctions he is known for in the industry.