Fifteen years after the big bust, ‘Operation Bullpen’ scam still has legs; mainstream media and movie interest continues to grow.
The University of Georgia, University of Kentucky and University of Miami have come to terms with Panini, allowing the card manufacturer to exclusively produce cards bearing their marks.
A total of 75 lots will be featured covering everything from his multiple World Series rings to game-used bats used for personal milestones (i.e., 1,500 career hit and his 200th career home run) to team-signed New York Yankees baseballs from the 1950s.
Mike Trout signed baseball cards will only come from Topps, and the superstar outfielder remains the face of the Topps BUNT moblie app.
Panini Super Bowl Kid Reporter Contest returns for a second year, with Trent Dilfer coaching the lucky winner on media relations. Panini Super Bowl Kid Reporter entry cards are inserted into every pack of the company’s 2014 Score, 2014 Rookies & Stars, 2014 Prizm, 2014 Absolute and 2014 Contenders NFL trading card products.
LOTG Auctions rolls out an impressive lineup headlined by Lajoie, E93s, Red Hearts, T206s, some guy named Ruth and if you register today, you’ll receive the company’s first catalog.
Bernie Williams, always gracious during his 16-year career with the N.Y. Yankees, has continued his charitable efforts in retirement.
Part 2: A Look through the Standard Catalog of Vintage Baseball Cards at what’s next for the card collector attempting to get a piece of everything. It’s not feasible, but it’s sure worth a shot.
SCP Auctions will offer the Bill Riddell Collection. The accumulation of Riddel, who passed away earlier this year, includes an amazing array of game-used bats from the likes of Roberto Clemente and Mickey Cochrane.
The bat that launched Derek Jeter’s only All-Star Game home run, a T206 Eddie Plank and a 1910 E98 Ty Cobb graded PSA 8 are among the headliners in Memory Lane’s current Own It Now Sale.