The Baseball Hall of Fame was right in the middle of the Royal’s World Series celebration, grabbing new game-used pieces for the “Autumn Glory” exhibit. See what’s on display and news about a new exhibit, “Whole New Ballgame.”
Heritage Auctions is offering the No. 5-rated Master Set of the coveted 1952 Topps Baseball issue, broken down with some amazing high-graded examples of the most popular postwar cards, including Mantle, Mays and Pafko.
Mike Berkus, the founder and director of the National Sports Collectors Convention, passed away Nov. 20 after a brief battle with brain cancer. He was 69.
Grey Flannel Auctions trots out game-used jerseys across the major sports, rare signed baseballs, NBA awards and more. Looks for examples from Favre, Jeter, Pete Rose, Gretzky, Butkus and hundreds more.
For years big retail catalogs played a large role in the holiday gift arena, and sports items had a solid spot in the lineup. Player-endorsed products remain highly collectible today.
A collection of high-grade baseball cards that chronicles Mickey Mantle’s entire career will come to auction later this month courtesy of Memory Lane, including a PSA 7.5 1952 Topps Mantle pasteboard.
A George Mikan rookie card graded PSA 10 is expected to sell well into the six figures, but that’s not the only big-ticket item in SCP auctions’ Fall Premier. Look for Joe DiMaggio’s 1951 Yankees uniform and a 1923-25 Lou Gehrig sidewritten bat, among other gems.
A lineup of five mini busts of Hall of Famers Montana, Payton, Namath, Bradshaw and Emmitt Smith, first debuting in Canton, are now available nationwide. Cost is $29.99 each.
Michael Jordan’s final regular season Bulls jersey sets record at $173,240, leading a nearly $3 million sale by Goldin Auctions. A 1916 D329 Weil Baking Co. #151 Babe Ruth rookie card topped $89,000.
Collect Auctions debuts one of the finest unopened product lineups to date, along with complete sets, signed gems and a Mays bat. Look for a 1981 Topps Baseball unopened vending case, 1971-72 Topps Basketball vending box and 1973 Topps Baseball 4th Series unopened wax box, among others.