George Johnson has spent nearly 30 years in the sports collectibles industry. He has seen mob scenes and guests that delighted crowds. He reflects on his Midwest shows and discusses a new opportunity in Arizona.
‘New Century, New Team: The 1901 Boston Americans’ looks at the beginnings of the Red Sox, American League and the important role played by Charles Somers. Who is Somers? Read on to find out.
In an annual tradition at SCD, Dan Schlossberg provides his list of the best baseball books produced in the previous 12 months. In the first of two parts, here are the Top 25.
Hall of Famer Ozzie Smith receives more accolades with the Louisville Slugger Living Legends Award in a special night for fans. Smith toured the factory and then spent an intimate evening with fans discussing the game and his time in St. Louis.
Football card collectors weren’t looking for quirky keepsakes that adorn their fingers in 1966, but that is what Topps provided. Check out this overview of 1966 Topps Football Funny Rings.
Goldin Auctions will featured nine lots of Oscar Taveras memorabilia from a single-owner collection. The consignor said his proceeds from the sale will go to the Taveras family.
Part 3 in trying to collect it all focuses on football cards, from the popular sets to the local and regional issues. Here is an overview of what’s on the market, foreign and domestic, and how many football cards that are available for the taking.
Fanatics Authentic Sports Spectacular brings holiday cheer to the Windy City; a report from the show floor, including what was selling and who was signing.
Sy Berger, the man behind the first Topps cards and the man responsible for signing all of the players featured on cards back in the day, has passed away at age 91.
While Babe Ruth was lauded in newspapers, biographies of the great slugger came after his stardom; here’s one from 1930 – ‘Babe Ruth: The Idol of the American Boy.’