The hobby is filled with stories of collectors finding treasures in unexpected locations, keeping hope alive for other collectors to do the same.
Collectors of sports memorabilia will collect just about anything sports related, and an item that is seeing an increased interest from collectors is game tickets that feature an image of a player on them.
Sports Illustrated magazines were not released with the intention of them being collectible, but over the years that is exactly what has happened.
Often thought of a great place to purchase sports trading cards, several autographed Babe Ruth baseballs have been strong sellers on eBay.
Sports trading cards that have been left in safe deposit boxes and unclaimed in Nebraska are available for purchase through eBay auctions.
Babe Ruth, Lou Gehrig, Mickey Mantle and Roger Maris cards and photos were the tops sellers in the most recent Memory Lane auction.
Legends of the Game Steiner Sports Auction ends tonight. Bid now on great items pertaining to all of the great Yankees, plus numerous stars in all of the major sports.
One of the draws for baseball collectors in the 1960s was Topps’ World Series cards, offering highlights and additional star cards of Mickey Mantle, Sandy Koufax, Roger Maris and a host of others.
A total of 75 lots will be featured covering everything from his multiple World Series rings to game-used bats used for personal milestones (i.e., 1,500 career hit and his 200th career home run) to team-signed New York Yankees baseballs from the 1950s.
Collect Auctions brings more unopened cases of sportscards to the market, joining some Ruth and Gehrig signed beauties in its next sale that starts Mar. 24 and ends April 3.