When the dust settled, Goldin Auctions’ second sale had a total of $3.2 million in bids, led by a T206 Honus Wagner for $2.1 million. Other famous cards also did well, as did an iconic Knicks jersey.
In a great marketing and community relations move, Dean’s Cards has supplied cards for display and purchase at the Cincinnati Reds Hall of Fame, including a Joe Morgan exhibit, that will go a long way toward sales and baseball card awareness.
The next time you’re looking for a fast food spot, you might want to try Taco Bell, where kids can get a pack of cards with their meal.
A bunch of national sports shows are on the horizon, including two stops in Chicago and the popular Chantilly Show in Virginia. Check out who’s signing and how you can get tickets.
As part of a mysterious, high-end redemption program for 2013 Leaf Metal and Leaf Valiant Football, Leaf announced the card would be a Johnny Manziel signed pasteboard featuring original artwork.
Thanks to everyone who has played over the years. This will be the last edition of Beat the Blogger. Cast your picks and we’ll have some special prizes for the winners(s).
Get your predicting skills in place before March Madness begins. Pick the winner of 10 games and have the chance at a signed 8×10.
ESPN’s Grantland takes a look at the baseball card hobby, specifically the most famous of the T206 Wagner cards, is a 15-minute video that features Keith Olbermann and PSA’s David Hall.
Heritage Auctions pulled out some big pieces of memorabilia in its Platinum Night auction in New York, with several millions in sales. Leading the way was Lou Gehrig, Mike Eruzione’s collection of game-used items from the 1980 Winter Olympics and a memorable bloody sock.
You can learn a lot about today’s game of baseball by reading about its past. I tend to do so through biographies of such luminaries as Leo Durocher and Bill Veeck.