Muhammad Ali’s actions transcended sports, yet one personal interaction spoke volumes about the man in hobby circles.
For nearly 40 years in a row, collectors could find one or both cards of lefty pitchers Warren Spahn and Tommy John. Here’s a rundown of the hurlers and their cards.
A contract from 1973 that links Muhammad Ali to Kobe Bryant will be part of a large, live event during the National Sports Collectors Convention courtesy of Goldin Auctions.
The 1964 Topps Giants offering features a unique size, great photography and plenty of stars to chase.
Steiner Sports’ Spring Fling Auction is now live, ending June 26, with 1,700 lots of sports memorabilia ranging from one-of-a-kind game-used gems to autographs from Hall of Famers. Plenty of Yankees stuff, too.
‘Terror in the City of Champions’ proves to be a killer read about the Depression, 1935 World Series and the Black Legion. Ron Keurajian calls it one of the oddest baseball books he’s ever read.
World Cup trophies, World Cup medals and personal artifacts among the more than 2,000 items sold from Pele’s collection at Julien’s.
Following the ‘53 season, Brooklyn Skipper Charlie Dressen insisted on a multi-year contract to continue as Dodgers’ skipper. Brooklyn Owner Walter O’Malley balked at the demand and to everyone’s surprise chose the little known Walter Alston to pilot the club. Four World Series titles later…..
The 1965 Old London baseball coins still bring some crunch, with Hall of Fame players available by the handful. A reasonably priced offering for those who enjoy a little coin in their pockets.
Together, Dan Hunt and Robert Casterline have selected the rarest, most valuable and most significant pieces of the 300,000-plus card collection to be displayed publicly for the first time in this one-of-a-kind exhibit. It is an unbelievable marriage of art, sports, and pop culture that dates back to 1888.