Back-to-back years with multiple first-time inductees into the Baseball Hall of Fame hasn’t happened very often but will likely take place in 2015. Randy Johnson, Pedro Martinez and John Smoltz among the frontrunners.
Steiner Sports is bringing a fresh line of memorabilia to the hobby. Called ‘In Their Own Words’ a star-studded lineup of athletes past and present describe some of the greatest sports moments they were involved in.
The Jewish Sports Heritage Association has released a 13-card set featuring Jewish men and women who have changed sports for the better.
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.