Records fell by the wayside for three Hall of Famers in Grey Flannel’s $2 million Summer Games auction. Game-worn relics from Johnny Unitas, Wilt Chamberlain and Bill Russell all topped six figures in the sale.
Goldin Auctions will offer the second part of the Mike Schmidt Collection: 21 items from the Hall of Famer, including his 1979 N.L. Gold Glove, 1974 Sultan of Swat Crown, Little League Baseball Cap and historic HR bats and balls.
Taking a whirlwind around the hobby, exploring Sy Berger, Marshall Merrell mysteries, oldest players, ‘footy’ cards and some questions regarding eBay. Hop aboard the Hobby Train.
PSA 9 examples of E93 Cobb, Wagner, Mathewson lead high-grade parade at Mile High – Gem Mint Montana, Rice rookies, too
Jameis Winston and Marcus Mariota went one-two in the NFL Draft; collectors aren’t waiting to see success on the field before buying. Winston is leading out of the gate, with his card values rising.
Despite flooding in Texas, Rockets and Astros stars draw fans to the autograph area, while collectors seek out Koufax, T205s
Lelands to feature ‘Deflategate’ football, original ‘Time Magazine’ cover paintings, Peck & Synder CDV and more horse racing items, this time from Man O’ War and Secretariat.
Mile High Card Co. will offer the only PSA 9 examples of Ty Cobb, Honus Wagner, Christy Mathewson and Deacon Philippe of the E93 Standard Caramel issue as part of its July Auction.
Roosevelt Stadium might ring a bell with Brooklyn Dodger fans as part of a stadium dispute, but relics rarely surface from the edifice. A couple of stadium seats surfaced, sending the author down memory lane.
The Sugar Daddy cards of the mid-1970s gave collectors something extra to chew on, with designs that recalled sets of the past and a lineup of Hall of Famers across the major sports.