SCD columnist Doug Koztoski takes a closer look at the “wish” books from Sears from the 1960s that had kids dreaming of Christmas presents.
Known for his many paintings, Norman Rockwell also shared the spirit of baseball in a few of them which are displayed at the Baseball Hall of Fame.
Strolling around the 2016 National Sports Collectors Convention made for some entertaining times with Hank Thomas, Denny McLain and some amazing sports memorabilia.
SCP Auctions is in the midst of its Mid Summer Classic, with high prices already set for many high-grade cards, including examples for Jackson, Ruth, Mantle and more.
During baseball’s heyday, you could find pins and pennants of the game’s stars courtesy of American Nut & Chocolate Co.
Over the decades, 1960 Fleer Greats have earned a solid place in the hobby with the help of some famous faces. Prices for high-grade examples have seen an increase as well.
The 1952 Wheaties cards give collectors many options in terms of stars from different sports, similar to the Goudey Sport Kings. The shape you’ll find the cards in, however, is all over the place.
The high-profile auctions just keep coming. SCP Auctions is offering a 1968 Ernie Banks game-used jersey. 1936 Olympic gold medal, the Johnny Murphy Collection and one of the best 1912 T202 Hassan Triple Folder sets in existence. Bidding ends Aug. 22.
SCP Auctions will showcase items for its august auction during the National Sports Collectors Convention, including jerseys from Ted Williams and Ernie Banks and Olympic and championship relics.
The 1948 Swell Sports Thrills baseball set had it all, covering the stars and big moments from the 1930s through 1947. Hard to find in top condition, even mid-range cards are becoming rather valuable.