Five days at the National Sports Collectors Convention and still didn’t see it all. From Nixon to Snoop Dogg and everything in between, here’s what I did see.
Cappie Pondexter bring veteran experience, Olympic knowledge and plenty of grit to the Chicago Sky. Here is an exclusive interview with the All-Star and former Big East Player of the Year. And she signs, often.
PSA will be giving away items related to Chicago’s sports immortals, and a new “vintage break” will offer high-end items, for a high-end entry fee.
Rickey Henderson, Walter Payton and Tony Dorsett Gem Mint rookies went for record prices in the latest Elite Extra Innings Auction at Mile High.
Hank Stram’s Super Bowl IV ring, a 1997 Ryder Cup Trophy and a 1988 Los Angeles Dodgers World Series Trophy are among the items up for bids at Worthridge Auction.
Grant DePorter – known for blowing up the ‘Bartman Ball’ – helps launch the Chicago Sports Museum, part of the Harry Caray restaurant chain. Inside you’ll find Caray’s glasses, Jordan’s jerseys and the remnants of the most famous ball in Chicago history.
Vintage cards, especially those in high grades, continue to set new standards in the industry. Memory Lane’s latest auction saw records fall for a Paul Hornung rookie card and a 1933 Goudey Babe Ruth card among an impressive list of prices realized.
More than 20 rows of sports collectibles made the I-X Center in Cleveland a mecca for collectors during the 2014 National Convention.
Leaf Trading Cards is offering a full-size helmet with boxes of Leaf Autographed Helmet Football, and the helmets will be signed by Hall of Famers, MVPs, NFL Draft Prospects and even the likes of Madonna.
KEEPR is a USB port that features interviews, game highlights and video reviews of famous plays for 10 of the greatest NFL players in NFL history.