It’s no surprise the leading items in SCP Auctions’ latest sale are the 1956 Sandy Koufax Dodgers jersey and 1857 ‘Laws of Base Ball’ documents. Bidding wraps up April 23.
The jersey Mike Piazza wore during the first Mets home game after 9/11 in which he hit the game-winning home run sold privately for $365,000. The jersey will be on a rotating display at the National Baseball Hall of Fame in Cooperstown, the 9/11 Memorial Museum and Citi Field.
The talk of attracting a younger generation has been going on for decades. Perhaps card manufacturers need to just look at what gaming companies are doing.
Only known additional casting of Gehrig’s 1939 bronze Baseball Hall of Fame plaque art to be auctioned March 23.
Through the month of February, you can pick up both the latest Standard Catalog of Vintage Baseball Cards and a copy of Picker’s Pocket Guide to Baseball Memorabilia for just $16.99 in the Let’s Play Two! Baseball Bundle.
Nearly 80 lots comprise The Babe Ruth Auction by Goldin Auction, with all of the items connected to Babe Ruth, from game-used bats, contracts, trading cards, ticket stubs to photos, personal items and advertisements. Proceeds will benefit the Babe Ruth Birthplace Museum.
Joshua Shores, 41, of Bel Air, Md., has been charged with wire fraud in conjunction with dealing in counterfeit and fraudulent sports memorabilia in federal court in Pennsylvania.
Longtime hobby participant and head of Robert Edward Auctions, Rob Lifson has stated he plans to retire in 2016.
In court proceeding involving dealer and photo archive accumulator John Rogers, a judge has given the green light for the sale of the Conlon Collection of glass-plate negatives.
Fourteen of the 21 cards in the Mickey Mantle Empire State Collection sold for the highest price ever recorded for their grades. That basic set helped vault Memory Lane past $2 million in its Winter Classic sale.