The Toronto Expo is known as the best hockey show in North America, and rightly so, considering its location. But for the spring event, baseball shared some of the focus, including spotlight on Bert Campaneris and card artist Paul Madden.
Heritage Auctions’ latest sale netted $8.3 million, with many records set along the way. Impressive prices were set by some unusual suspects, including a 1984 Topps USFL issue of Reggie White, PSA 10, selling for $10,755. More results here.
Dave & Adam’s makes a giant push in the collectibles world, literally, with a 46,000-sq.-ft. store themed like a fanfest event. From non-sports cards to Michael Jordan signed jersey, the store will be an attraction for sports and entertainment fans.
Ty Cobb has a reputation, often gleaned from misinformation and poetic license. Here’s an unbiased look at ‘The Georgia Peach’ in a biography penned by Charles Leerhsen.
‘Strange Inheritance’ brings to life the items and stories behind the family heirlooms passed down through generations. Here is an exclusive interview with the show’s host and executive producer discussing some of the segments of the show, including the Black Swamp Find.
The market for high-grade rookie cards continues to rise. the latest example was Memory Lane’s Spring Break Auction, where records were blown out of the water for Mays, Mantle Bowman rookie, along with many other vintage cards.
Super Bowl rings net $200,000+; Hakeem Olajuwon’s 50 Greatest Player litho sells for $75,000+ and Davey Lopes Collection tallies $50,000+ in Goldin Auctions’ Opening Day sale that nets $2 million.
The 1955 Topps Double Header set produced a fun twist for its time, complete with stars, “twin” Bills and hidden imagery. Here is an overview of the set, including who grades what from this set, values and other quirks.
Rare cut signature of Frank Selee headlines Clean Sweep sale; joins Ruth, Clemente, Howe among great HOF items in the lineup.
The annual spring training report is in from David Moriah. This year’s scene was in Arizona, where some sparkling new stadiums reside and the teams still make signing autographs a priority.