Doug McWilliams first shot from the stands to make his own cards before moving to a professional role thanks to Vida Blue. He would go on to shot for Topps and run elbows with many greats associated with various sports.
Records fell by the wayside for three Hall of Famers in Grey Flannel’s $2 million Summer Games auction. Game-worn relics from Johnny Unitas, Wilt Chamberlain and Bill Russell all topped six figures in the sale.
Grey Flannel’s Summer Games auction headlined by 1961-62 Wilt Chamberlain, 1960s Bill Russell jerseys, championship rings and much more.
The U.S. Postal Service announced two commemorative Wilt Chamberlain stamps will be produced, one depicting him with the Philadelphia Warriors and the other showing him with the Los Angeles Lakers.
Memory Lane has acquired what is dubbed The Rocky Mountain Collection consisting of more than 300 of the tops cards in the hobby in unheard of grades. The collection ranks No. 3 on the PSA Set Registry.
Sports artifacts from America’s first ‘Hall of Fame’ museum include a circa 1955 Heisman Trophy and boxing gloves and robes belonging to Jack Dempsey and Gene Tunney. Auction kicks off Aug. 6.
The Helms Athletic Foundation (HAF) was a Los Angeles-based sports organization founded in 1936 and home to some of the most prized pieces of sports memorabilia in the 1940s and ’50s. Now some of those pieces will be in the upcoming SCP Auctions sale.
Autographed cards from stars like Paul Pierce, Bill Self, Roy Williams, Danny Manning and other popular Kansas alumni are sprinkled throughout the product from Upper Deck.
Grey Flannel’s annual Basketball Hall of Fame auction is one of the marquee events of the year for game-used basketball jerseys and related artifacts from some of the biggest names in the sport. This year’s list of collectibles are linked to names like Jerry Lucas, Wilt Chamberlain and Oscar Robertson.
For SCD columnist T.J. Schwartz, the move to the West Coast as a young adult provided unique opportunities to meet some big-time athletes. The comedy writer/cabbie shares a couple of priceless stories from his past.