The newest members of the Baseball Hall of Fame are Ken Griffey Jr. and Mike Piazza. Griffey Jr. was named on all but three ballots, the highest percentage to date.
Cooperstown hosted a Top 5 crowd in its history for the induction of John Smoltz, Randy Johnson, Pedro Martinez and Craig Biggio, and the action was just as hot in the village, where 49 living Hall of Fame members were present for signings.
The Kindler Collection of rare football jerseys collection shows strength in fall catalog auction, totaling $450,000 for Heritage Auctions, as part of its $7.15 million sale.
Upper Deck turned the hobby on its head in 1989, led by the signature card for the modern-era collector – Ken Griffey Jr.
The iconic Ken Griffey Jr. rookie card from 1989 kicked everything off for Upper Deck. Now 25 years later, the company is celebrating its 25th anniversary with a commemorative card set and giveaways planned throughout the year.
A hobby shop is giving away a Golden Ticket offered through Topps which entitles the winner to a 24k gold baseball signed by Ken Griffey Jr., Hank Aaron and Willie Mays.