Upper Deck’s Richard McWilliam passed away in January, leaving behind many innovations in the sportscard industry and a legacy of hard-nosed business practices.
We’ve recently introduced the concept of a Super-Senior All-Star Game featuring the oldest living major leaguers, showcasing the National League. Now here come the American Leaguers, with Bobby Doerr, Al Rosen and Connie Marrero leading the pack.
It’s like Christmas in late January for baseball fans and card collectors – 2013 Topps Series 1 Baseball released on Wednesday, and for the past few days, people have been talking about the set’s features. Here is what’s available.
Goudey sets, Gold Borders, Cap Anson letters, multi-signed programs Eddie Yost jersey and hundreds of other lots are featured in the current Huggins and Scott auction that ends Feb. 7.
In this fantasy world, we look at the oldest living former major leaguers and compile a National League All-Star squad. Some of the names you’ll definitely know, and others you might want to further check on. Oh, and the players must have appeared on a baseball card to be included.
Collecting pioneer Frank Keetz has explored the spectrum of baseball card collecting, publishing five books along the way in his specialty. See what he has worked on and how you may have been impacted by his work without even knowing it.
The sale features baseball and football memorabilia from the late 19th century to the early 1970s, highlighted by a 1935 Silver Certificate autographed by Babe Ruth, a beautiful 1935 National Chicle Bronko Nagurski (PSA 5), an original Arthur K. Miller painting of Hall of Famer Nap Lajoie and a rare 1889 Hartley Studios cabinet photograph of new Hall of Fame inductee Hank O’Day.
Clean Sweep is offering one of its finest lineups to date, as the company celebrates its 200th auction. Among the offerings are the rare 1894 Mayo “Anonymous” John Dunlop card, stacks of T206 selections and plenty of signed artifacts.
Upper Deck has announced the passing of its founder and CEO, Richard McWilliam. McWilliam started the company in 1989 and is credited with many of the innovations now taken for granted in the sportscard industry.
Topps released details for its 2013 Archives Baseball issue, which includes popular designs from the 1970s, ’80s and ’90s. Look for Mini Tall Boys, Topps Originals and much more.