The Wayne Gretzky trade in 1988 changed the course of two NHL franchises as well as the hockey collectibles landscape for collectors.
If a collector couldn’t find the collectibles they were looking for at the National Sports Collectors Convention chances are they didn’t look hard enough.
With more than 1,000 lots of sports memorabilia available to bid on, the current auction hosted by Goldin Auctions is sure to draw plenty of interest.
More than 80 cards from the 1880s and newly discovered 1952 Topps Mickey Mantle cards anchor the Summer Sports Trading Card Auction hosted by Heritage.
Eric Lindros was a highly regarded hockey player when he was ready to join the NHL, and hockey card collectors took notice by chasing after his cards.
The spring Toronto Sports Card and Memorabilia Expo was the gathering place for hockey greats and families to mingle with each other.
Sports Collectors Digest takes a look at the top rookie cards of the modern era that have been influential in the trading card hobby.
Gordie Howe game-used Detroit Red Wings jersey at sCP Auctions approaching $70,000 with the auction closing Saturday, Aug. 20.
Grey Flannel Auctions trots out game-used jerseys across the major sports, rare signed baseballs, NBA awards and more. Looks for examples from Favre, Jeter, Pete Rose, Gretzky, Butkus and hundreds more.
A George Mikan rookie card graded PSA 10 is expected to sell well into the six figures, but that’s not the only big-ticket item in SCP auctions’ Fall Premier. Look for Joe DiMaggio’s 1951 Yankees uniform and a 1923-25 Lou Gehrig sidewritten bat, among other gems.