Len Brown’s first big job at Topps involved the 1960 Topps Baseball issue; Brown details his involvement here, from writing the backs, to dealing with trades to the gray vs/ white colors.
George Johnson has spent nearly 30 years in the sports collectibles industry. He has seen mob scenes and guests that delighted crowds. He reflects on his Midwest shows and discusses a new opportunity in Arizona.
In an annual tradition at SCD, Dan Schlossberg provides his list of the best baseball books produced in the previous 12 months. In the first of two parts, here are the Top 25.
Sy Berger, the man behind the first Topps cards and the man responsible for signing all of the players featured on cards back in the day, has passed away at age 91.
A PSA 1 Wagner topped $400,000 and a PSA Mantle established a new high water mark at $258,664 to lead SCP Auctions’ latest sale.
Bidding is past $275,000 for the T206 Wagner. The Ernie Banks jersey is approaching $75,000 and there are two days left to bid in a loaded auction conducted by SCP Auctions.
Collectors of T206 cards, Babe Ruth fans and sports cards enthusiasts will want to check out the auction lineup at Wheatland Auctions, with bidding closing Dec. 7.
A T206 Honus Wagner PSA 1, 1949 game-used bat from Jackie Robinson, Bill “Moose” Skowron’s championship rings, USC trophies and some of the best game-used baseball jerseys available all make up the lineup of SCP Auctions latest sale, slated to end Dec. 6.
Another bonanza selection of game-used jerseys is set to enter the market with the second part of the Delbert Mickel Estate Collection offered this fall, courtesy of SCP Auctions. Mays, Musial, Aaron among the selections.
The man behind Topps baseball cards still brings a smile to your face at age 91. Sy’s family weighs in on their father’s career and his home life in an exclusive interview with George Vrechek.