After being picked with the first overall pick in the Major League Baseball Draft Chipper Jones spent his whole career with the Atlanta Braves.
As is usual in a Collect Auctions sale, there are plenty of cards, autographs and memorabilia for collectors to chase after.
At the inaugural Chop Fest, which was hosted in Atlanta Jan. 26-28, Atlanta Braves players were on hand to sign autographs and there was plenty of memorabilia available to purchase.
Four new members were elected by baseball writers to be inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame – Chipper Jones, Vladimir Guerrero, Jim Thome and Trevor Hoffman.
Sports Collectors Digest freelance writer Dan Schlossberg shares his list of the best 50 baseball books that were published in 2017.
Sports Collectors Digest freelance writer David Moriah discusses which players might be inducted into the Baseball Hall in 2018.
The Bowman brand is known for its rookie cards, but in 2017 the set will also commemorate its 70th anniversary with several special insert sets.
When working on ‘When the Braves Ruled the Diamond,’ Topps cards were added to liven up the illustrations, along with some great Ronnie Joyner illustrations.
John Smoltz was dominant on the mound as both a starter and a closer. Off the field, he wouldn’t play for any team that wouldn’t let him golf, and he likes to joke around, even with his Hall of Fame teammates.
Blake Bortles didn’t know where he’d up during the 2014 NFL Draft. However, when it comes to collecting, he knows what he likes in a card and what he’ll be gathering in the future.