M.P. & Co. created cartoonish-style baseball cards during World War II, a time when few baseball cards were released to the public.
The 1954 Topps Scoop set and its newspaper format still make for interesting reading for collectors and fans.
For years big retail catalogs played a large role in the holiday gift arena, and sports items had a solid spot in the lineup. Player-endorsed products remain highly collectible today.
Lelands has composed a “Million Dollar Hit List” for the National Convention. The target is for some super rare Cleveland Indians jerseys.
PSA will once again reward those who sign up for PSA’s Collectors Club by giving away “cards that never were” – recreations of the 1934 Diamond Stars set this time featuring, Ruth, DiMaggio, Gehrig and Feller.
Al Crisafulli has a new lineup of goodies on sales, and collectors of high-grade vintage cards, baseball memorabilia, card sets and signed items will have the pick of the litter in the auction that ends May 31.
Street & Smith’s Baseball Yearbook held in high esteem as America’s sports bible for previews and predictions. Athlete-written stories about the game also held in high regard. Values for past issues quite affordable.
Bob Feller passed away in 2010. Now the museum bearing his name has reveled its doors won’t remain open for long if supporters don’t step forward financially. Membership has dwindled to 100 supporters.