The fun challenge in getting your hands on the bouncy, foggy 1970 Chemtoy Major League Baseball rubber balls. Here is a rundown of the quirky release.
Muhammad Ali’s “The Rumble In The Jungle” trunks, Michael Jordan’s 1992 Men’s Olympic Basketball “Dream Team” jersey, Willie Mays N.Y. Giants flannel and the ultimate Kobe Bryant game-used collection all appearing at Grey Flannel’s Summer Games auction.
Even with hatless wonders, 1966 Topps Baseball turns 50 with a short prints chase that never gets old. Come along for a review of the set, along with some positives and negatives of the set.
The latest Fanatics Authentics Sports Spectacular Show was held Mar. 18-20, bringing a healthy autograph lineup and items to the show floor that aren’t seen at most shows. Come along for a tour.
Heritage Auctions is offering the No. 5-rated Master Set of the coveted 1952 Topps Baseball issue, broken down with some amazing high-graded examples of the most popular postwar cards, including Mantle, Mays and Pafko.
They come in different denominations, features Hall of Famers and other stars, but are often centered poorly, have folds and printing quirks. Welcome to the 1962 Topps Bucks, issued in baseball and football versions.
The online selling world was abuzz over Yogi Berra’s death, but selling prices are still affordable. Plus news on Willie Mays and Jim “Catfish” Hunter.
Taking a spin around online auctions, Larry Canale spotlights the Mets starting pitchers, some big-money altered cards, Willie Mays and a running back looking to get back to hobby prominence, Adrian Peterson.
Early 1970s Topps Candy Lids present condition challenges, yet the confection curiosities are popular with player, team collectors. Hall of Famers abound, but good luck finding them well centered in any of the three years of issue.
Collectors on the hunt for Topps insert posters from the late 1960s. Condition, paper quality and use upon opening all lead to scarce versions in top grade. So pin ’em up!