By John McMurray The 1971 Topps baseball set ushered in the modern era of baseball cards. In contrast to cards with white borders, which had characterized most baseball card sets up to that point, Topps’ black-bordered cards represented its boldest …
20th annual San Francisco Collectors Show celebrates California athletes, hosts unusual sports memorabilia. A report from the show.
SCP Auctions will offer the Bill Riddell Collection. The accumulation of Riddel, who passed away earlier this year, includes an amazing array of game-used bats from the likes of Roberto Clemente and Mickey Cochrane.
Dyersville, Iowa, will come alive this weekend with a HOF-seeded celebrity softball game and corresponding sports collectibles show that is sponsored by Leaf Trading Cards. The company will also issue a commemorative card set for the event.
The line “If you build it, they will come” is from”‘Field of Dreams” but it also applies to corporate events and the legendary ballplayers they attract. And even while they are paid handsomely to be there, that doesn’t mean they will cater to the fans.
Johnny bench is more active than ever, thanks to hip replacement surgery, and he still sports the trademark wit when out in public.