Early 1970s Topps Candy Lids present condition challenges, yet the confection curiosities are popular with player, team collectors. Hall of Famers abound, but good luck finding them well centered in any of the three years of issue.
A February sports show in Houston sounds nice, and collectors came up in force for the Tristar Productions event. A solid autograph lineup helped the cause.
Former umpire Al Clark has seen his share of memorable moments on the diamond, and he’s experienced not-so-great moments off the field. He shares them all in the book ‘Called Out But Safe: A Baseball Umpire’s Journey.’
Al Crisafulli has a new lineup of goodies on sales, and collectors of high-grade vintage cards, baseball memorabilia, card sets and signed items will have the pick of the litter in the auction that ends May 31.
Topps Baseball Series 2 is releasing this week, and Topps has announced a pair of programs within the set that will make collectors happy: Exclusive signed cards and a wrapper redemption program for hobby and retail packs.
Compiling a Top 10 list of the most collectibles pitchers isn’t easy, which is why this list contains 12 pitchers. In part one of a series, here is a glance at Nos. 12 through 5 in descending order.