The 1957 Topps Baseball set that brought the standard size to baseball cards fulfilled collectors with HOFers and provided plenty of quirks throughout. This lengthy article covers the set from every angle, thanks to plenty of dealer input. Which card is your favorite of the bunch?
The Summer Games happened a little earlier this year. ‘Summer Games’ happened to be the title of Grey Flannel’s latest auction, which saw items from the Maravich Collection, along with gamers from Mel Ott, Willie Mays and Barry Sanders lead to record bidding results for the company.
The complete sets stole the show at the recent Mile High Card Co. auction. A 1966 Topps set totaled nearly $130,000, with impressive prices reached for football and hockey sets as well.
Newest Baseball Hall of Fame exhibit focuses on scouts and their legacy on the game and an amazing database of scouting reports that is accessible to anyone. Just another reason to head to Cooperstown.
The Elgin Baylor Collection, highlighting day one of the two-day Julien’s sale, will feature memorabilia big and small, including MVP award, championship rings all the way down to signed bobble heads. Day two will include memorabilia across the board.
The Mickey Vernon Museum will host an appraisal event July 13, with the help of Ron Oser of Legendary Auctions, inviting guests to bring in their sports memorabilia for a free appraisal event at the museum’s new location in the Granite Run Mall in Media, Pa.
Unique sports awards and Hall of Famers’ game-worn jerseys lead Grey Flannel’s June 5 Summer Games Auction, with highlights including: 1947 Mel Ott Giants jersey, Jim Brown Rookie of the Year Trophy and Larry Holmes Heavyweight World Championship Belt.
Mile High Card Co. rolls out an auction filled with trading cards dedicated to the four major sports, headlined by complete sets in baseball, football and hockey that are among the best in the PSA Set Registry.
The latest SCP Auctions sale didn’t need any hype – the line of sports memorabilia spoke volumes on its own with the personal collections of Rollie Fingers, George Sisler, Chris Mullin, Bret Saberhagen, John Havlicek and Steve Garvey.
Records fell by the wayside in the latest Heritage Auctions event that tallied more than $6.2 million. Babe Ruth, Joe Jackson and Lou Gehrig took top honors in different collecting categories, with Ruth’s 1935 unworn jersey topping them all at $286,800.