Why do forgers go for the big names? Because that is where the demand lies. From Arnold Palmer, Muhammad Ali and Michael Jordan to Mark McGwire and Sammy Sosa, the big names and their big achievements lead to demand, and the forgers supply the goods.
Michael Jordan cards don’t go away, they just get more expensive. Upper Deck has provided details on a new Jordan Master set from his North Carolina Years that will include Jordan signed card, championship rings and much more. $5,000 for the set?
In a twist from its usual auction lineup, Legendary Auctions is rolling out an Internet auction focusing solely on autographed memorabilia, with an emphasis on Upper Deck Authentics’ signed items featuring Jordan, Woods and LeBron.
The “Opening Day” Auction is now live, courtesy of Love of the Game Auctions. The sale features a great single-owner prewar collection, beautiful, glossy T3s and signed memorabilia from Ty Cobb and Hank Greenberg.
Goldin Auctions introduced itself to the world at the National. Now the company has announced top lots for its October auction. Pieces include a 1934 Yankees team-signed ball, Roberto Alomar’s Gold GLove Award, Ty Cobb game-used bat and a Michael Jordan game-used jersey.
The annual Basketball Hall of Fame auction conducted by Grey Flannel Auctions is now taking place, culminating in the Sept. 7 live portion of the event taking place in Springfield, Mass. Leading the pace thus far are the 1991 All-Star Game jerseys of Michael Jordan and Magic Johnson.
Michael Jordan, Jim Brown and Barry Sanders lead the list of athletes who retired in their prime. Who is missing from the list?