A Dream Team signed basketball from the Chuck Daly Estate topped $230,000 and a 1968 Ernie Banks Cubs jersey totaled #137,865 to lead SCP Auctions’ latest sale that topped $2.5 million.
Five days at the National Sports Collectors Convention and still didn’t see it all. From Nixon to Snoop Dogg and everything in between, here’s what I did see.
Cooperstown hosted a Top 5 crowd in its history for the induction of John Smoltz, Randy Johnson, Pedro Martinez and Craig Biggio, and the action was just as hot in the village, where 49 living Hall of Fame members were present for signings.
Mickey Mantle cards from the 1950s and other high-grade vintage material climbed to new heights as Memory Lane closed out its latest catalog auction with more than $2.1 million in sales.
Among the more than1,000 lots in SCP Auctions’ current sale are more than a dozen Olympic-related collectibles, including Great Britain’s Jimmy Foster’s 1936 gold medal.
The National celebrates 36 years, seeing an uptick in vintage cards, grading and a generational shift toward case breaking. Dealers, customers weigh in on the latest incarnation in Chicago.
Collectors on the hunt for Topps insert posters from the late 1960s. Condition, paper quality and use upon opening all lead to scarce versions in top grade. So pin ’em up!
Before reaching the major leagues with the Braves, John Smoltz
pitched in Glens Falls, N.Y., just part of the city’s minor league lore. Here is a look back from the former owners and staff of the Glens Falls Tigers.
The high-profile auctions just keep coming. SCP Auctions is offering a 1968 Ernie Banks game-used jersey. 1936 Olympic gold medal, the Johnny Murphy Collection and one of the best 1912 T202 Hassan Triple Folder sets in existence. Bidding ends Aug. 22.
A match made in heaven: books about baseball cards. Here are the 13 best baseball card books published to date, ranging from card histories to the companies that produced them.