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.’
A Top 10 list of unusual vintage items collectors should have on their radar this holiday shopping season includes rulers, Coke caps, posters and stamps – all featuring the stars of sports.
The Big Ten’s headquarters in Chicago also houses the Big Ten Experience, which is full of interactive exhibits, features on the leagues biggest names – but no memorabilia.
Seeded into packs of 2015 Topps Baseball Series 1 are game cards that harken back to the scratcher games frequently found in packs of Topps in the early 1980s, called Babe Ruth’s Call Your Shot Game. Prizes include a trip to the World Series.
Topps has released its annual list of Major League Baseball Rookie All-Stars. Each player will have the recognizable trophy picture on its cards in 2015.
Mile High Card Co. ends 2014 with more than 500 premium quality lots, including rare pieces of memorabilia, the highest graded samples of select rookies and high-ranking sets from the PSA Set Registry.
A $15,000 reward is being offered for information that would solve an Oct. 8 break-in at the Yogi Berra Museum and Learning Center. Thieves made off with two of the beloved Yankee Hall of Famer’s three Most Valuable Player Awards and several of his 10 World Championship rings.
The Chicago Sun-Times Show is now the Fanatics Authentic Sports Spectacular, but the show guests and dealers remain a draw for collectors and fans. Get the lowdown on the new owners and the upcoming show.
Panini America has reached exclusive trading card agreements with more than 200 additional universities that will allow the company to use the schools’ team logos and university marks in its trading card products for college specific trading card sets.
If recent events have you thinking heroes are hard to find, look no further than Hall of Fame quarterback Bart Starr – a role model if there ever was one. Enjoy the recap of his stellar career and how his collectibles fare in the market.