The most coveted spot in Topps’ annual baseball card set is the first spot, No. 1. For 2016, Topps is allowing fans to vote which player will slide into that slot. Every team will be represented and voting pared down from there.
With an Aug. 22 ending date looming, there’s many opportunities to grab game-worn N.Y. Yankees jerseys from Jackie Robinson Day celebrations over the past several years.
SCP Auctions will showcase items for its august auction during the National Sports Collectors Convention, including jerseys from Ted Williams and Ernie Banks and Olympic and championship relics.
Collect Auctions delivers its largest offering of unopened product to date, headlined by a 1975 Topps Baseball vending case and nearly 50 other lots.
Sandy Koufax, Willie Mays and Bud Selig draw crowds with today’s best,
including Clayton Kershaw, Jose Abreu, Jacob deGrom and Corey Kluber in New York chapter awards dinner of the BBWAA.
A 1942 Joe DiMaggio jersey brought $169,400; a 1920 autographed Chicago White Sox baseball featuring six players banned in the Black Sox scandal, including Joe Jackson, sold for $81,070; and a 1952 Topps Baseball graded near set rang up at $72,600 in Goldin Auctions’ recent sale.
In an annual tradition at SCD, Dan Schlossberg provides his list of the best baseball books produced in the previous 12 months. In the first of two parts, here are the Top 25.
Goldin Auctions latest sale ended Nov. 1 with nearly $3 million in total sales, led by Babe Ruth’s final contract with the N.Y. Yankees and a game-used bat, along with personal awards won by Schmidt, such as his 1984 Gold Glove Award.
Derek Jeter signed cards, buy-backs of original Donruss-branded cards, will be appearing in select Panini baseball products, starting with Classics Baseball in November.
The bat that launched Derek Jeter’s only All-Star Game home run, a T206 Eddie Plank and a 1910 E98 Ty Cobb graded PSA 8 are among the headliners in Memory Lane’s current Own It Now Sale.