Following the ‘53 season, Brooklyn Skipper Charlie Dressen insisted on a multi-year contract to continue as Dodgers’ skipper. Brooklyn Owner Walter O’Malley balked at the demand and to everyone’s surprise chose the little known Walter Alston to pilot the club. Four World Series titles later…..
The 1965 Old London baseball coins still bring some crunch, with Hall of Fame players available by the handful. A reasonably priced offering for those who enjoy a little coin in their pockets.
Together, Dan Hunt and Robert Casterline have selected the rarest, most valuable and most significant pieces of the 300,000-plus card collection to be displayed publicly for the first time in this one-of-a-kind exhibit. It is an unbelievable marriage of art, sports, and pop culture that dates back to 1888.
The sale features sports and non-sports cards and memorabilia from the late 19th century to the present, highlighted by the amazing Dennis Clotworthy Collection of Detroit Tigers memorabilia. Clotworthy, a former Tigers batboy, has contributed more than 100 lots to this auction. But that’s just the tip of the iceberg.
Based on the success of Topps Now, Panini has announced its own real-time trading cards with Panini Instant. Sports moments will be available as cards the next day, offered for 24 hours.
Louisville Slugger Museum celebrates 20th year with attendance records and a baseball exhibit based on Ripley’s Believe It or Not! Per the Ripley’s norm, some of the attractions are out of this world.
Topps, New Era partner for a new trading card set available exclusively at LIDS stores in the U.S. The promotion starts June 3 and features nine players.
Billy Wagner wanted to be a center fielder but couldn’t hit, so he relished the regular role pitching in relief provided.
Aruba might be far from the central sports scene, but several natives have made their mark in the big leagues and are considered heroes. Here is a report from a recent first-hand visit to the island.
Longtime sports collector and show promoter Nick Shoff looks at the hobby from many directions. With more than 40 years in the business as a dealer and promoter, he’s seen it all and shares some of his thoughts.