The 1948 Swell Sports Thrills baseball set had it all, covering the stars and big moments from the 1930s through 1947. Hard to find in top condition, even mid-range cards are becoming rather valuable.
Roosevelt Stadium might ring a bell with Brooklyn Dodger fans as part of a stadium dispute, but relics rarely surface from the edifice. A couple of stadium seats surfaced, sending the author down memory lane.
The 1955 Topps Double Header set produced a fun twist for its time, complete with stars, “twin” Bills and hidden imagery. Here is an overview of the set, including who grades what from this set, values and other quirks.
A PSA 1 Wagner topped $400,000 and a PSA Mantle established a new high water mark at $258,664 to lead SCP Auctions’ latest sale.
Bidding is past $275,000 for the T206 Wagner. The Ernie Banks jersey is approaching $75,000 and there are two days left to bid in a loaded auction conducted by SCP Auctions.
A T206 Honus Wagner PSA 1, 1949 game-used bat from Jackie Robinson, Bill “Moose” Skowron’s championship rings, USC trophies and some of the best game-used baseball jerseys available all make up the lineup of SCP Auctions latest sale, slated to end Dec. 6.
A look at color barrier pioneer Larry Doby, fireball legend Satchel Paige and the late 1940s Cleveland Indians.
Gary Cypres has created one of the collecting wonders of the world with his Sports Museum of L.A. He estimates the collection at north of $20 million, and you could get lost in the sights and history for hours.
The Babe Ruth watch got a lot of attention, propelling the relic to sell for more than $650,000 in SCP Auctions latest sale. The watch was joined by a Koufax Jersey and Satchel Paige’s HOF ring among the big bids placed in the weekend sale.
In an auction that is sure to bring millions of dollars and plenty of media attention, SCP Auctions has kicked off a sale that ends May 17 with a Babe Ruth watch, Lou Gehrig signed letter to his doctor, game-used jerseys galore and championships rings from across the generations.