Gary Cieradkowski loved sharing baseball trivia with his dad. Now he’s dispensing the little known facts of baseball through his custom card set. With a book in the works, here’s an introduction to the author, artist, creator and baseball fan.
Card finds don’t happen often, especially when it comes to minor league card issues from 1940. Yet Kevin Savage Cards has found a 1940 Buffalo Bisons stash of 50 cards, including a neat set of 22 of the 24 cards. Previously, just two examples of this set had been graded total.
Memory Lane will be taking offers starting Feb. 27 in its latest I Own It Now sale. Headliners include a Red Heart complete set, Babe Ruth signed checks, high-grade sets and a PSA 9 1935 National Chicle Knute Rockne.
The seventh edition of Jewish Major Leaguer Baseball Cards features Detroit manager Brad Ausmus, World Baseball Classic highlights and new Jewish players among the 50-card set.
In 1955, Bowman introduced a quirky baseball set that couldn’t match Topps’ allure, yet collectors are still seeking its rewards. Today, the TV set design and brown borders drive collectors crazy.
The 2013 version of Leaf’s Metal Draft Baseball has all of the top prospects, including Cuban refugee Jose Abreu. And with a 33 percent cut in production run, every signature is on-card.
The Blue Wave wrapper redemption programs have been a big hit with Topps, often exhausting supplies in little or no time. the latest involves Bowman Chrome Baseball, and you can start sending in UPC codes and wrappers today.
Memory Lane offered an amazing assortment of rookie cards in its latest sale, including a 1951 Bowman Mickey Mantle that brought $220,150 and an eye-popping $11,718 price for a 1976 Topps Dennis Eckersley.
The Graham Collection of high-grade rookies, including a 1951 Bowman Mantle PSA 9 and 1939 Play Ball Ted Williams PSA 9, and Dr. William McAvoy’s oddball sets raise the bar in Memory Lane’s latest sale that ends Thursday.
Love of the Game Auctions’ latest sale ends Saturday, and leading the pack currently is a near set of 1914 Cracker Jacks that are rated No. 4 on the PSA Set Registry. Not far behind is a T206 Eddie Plank and a great high-grade set of 1964 Topps Baseball.