Rare Christy Mathewson sterling silver set presented to the star pitcher in 1917 at auction, along with a ceremonial sword presented to former University of Texas football coach Darrell K. Royal.
Kevin Nelson, author of “Operation Bullpen: The Biggest Forgery Scam in American History” debuts his exclusive series on baseball forgeries for SCD, using photos obtained from the FBI and stories he ran across in writing the book. Some of these photos have not previously been seen in public.
The 1911 T201 Mecca Double Folders set gives collectors extra tobacco-era style. Come along on this writer’s journey to complete a mid-grade set of these quirky cards that featured two players – if you dared to fold them over.
Gotta Have It is celebrating the new baseball season with a special auction – most of it consisting of baseball memorabilia – that ends Friday, April 13.