The Minnesota Twins have announced details for TwinsFest, to take place Jan. 23-25. Attendees get seek out autographs, compete against players in various games and take home game-used memorabilia.
Elemetal specializes in precious metals and minting. They are using that expertise to produce a silver bar series of T206 baseball greats, kicking off with Honus Wagner.
Derek Jeter signed cards, buy-backs of original Donruss-branded cards, will be appearing in select Panini baseball products, starting with Classics Baseball in November.
Sports led the way in Philip Weiss’ recent sports comics and animation sale. A Lou Gehrig signed check topped $22,000 and a Ruth-sign card flew pat $14,000.
The 1888 Scrapps Tobacco were known to have originated somewhere differently than their fictional name, but the answer wasn’t clear until LOTG’s Al Crisafulli put on his Sherlock Holmes hat.
The U.S. Postal Service announced two commemorative Wilt Chamberlain stamps will be produced, one depicting him with the Philadelphia Warriors and the other showing him with the Los Angeles Lakers.
Upper Deck’s Ultimate Man Cave Contest searches for the five best man caves in North America to help decorate with exclusive memorabilia.
A software flaw when purchasing cards was exploited by three former employees of Dave & Adam’s Card World to the tune of $1.3 million.
Some consignment announcements are boring. Not for Leland’s, who is looking to pay top dollar for items on its Boston area ‘”hit list.”
With little jabs at the hobby here and there, Bill Simmons and fellow writer Rembert Browne take on The National, making the rounds and commenting all the while.