It was a good news, bad news kind of day for McFarlane collectors. The company followed up the announcement of their 2012 SportsPicks lineup by also announcing the closure of their online message boards.
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Bill Buckner’s error in Game 6 of the 1986 World Series is one of the most notorious plays in sports history. The ball, which was once owned by Charlie Sheen, is about to be put up for sale on eBay.
San Francisco Giants fans celebrated Star Wars Day on Sunday with costumes, a screening of The Empire Strikes Back and one of the coolest giveaways ever: Brian Wilson in Carbonite.
The Baseball Heritage Museum in Cleveland, Ohio aims to celebrate the game of baseball in its many forms outside of MLB. It features many exhibits that are sure to excite baseball historians and collectors.
Who is Larry Bernandez? Probably the most popular fictional baseball player since Major League’s Ricky “Wild Thing” Vaughn. And now Felix Hernandez alter ego has his very own bobblehead that is already proving to be popular on the secondary market.
McFarlane Toys has announced both the Sportspicks MLB 29 and Playmakers 3 lineups, scheduled for release in February. MLB 29 features two players making their McFarlane debuts.
Florida police finally nab a serial forger who allegedly sold more than 30 fake Babe Ruth signed baseballs to pawn shops. Part of the ruse included forged PSA/DNA authentication.
Even though he’s one of baseball’s good guys, Jim Thome has never been a major force in the hobby. Now that he’s joined the exclusive 600 Home Run Club, we look at the impact it might have on his cards and memorabilia.
The FBI sent a message to fraudulent sports memorabilia dealers with the arrest of Steven Jensen at the National.
In Law of Cards, Paul Lesko highlights a recent case where an attorney is taking legal action after spending hundreds of thousands of dollars on fake trophy balls.
The jersey Derek Jeter wore when he got his 3,000 hit is on display at the New York Yankees museum in Yankee Stadium. Also on display at the museum is a Latino Living Legends exhibit celebrating the six living Latino Baseball Hall of Fame members.
Recent Roberto Alomar bobblehead and Frank Thomas bronze mini-statue stadium giveaways are creating a lot buzz in the hobby as out-of-town collectors try to track them down.
Thursday morning Steven Jensen, owner of Vintage Sports Authentics, was arrested by U.S. postal inspectors at his NSCC booth on charges of mail fraud and wire fraud in connection with the sale of fraudulent sports memorabilia online.
A foul ball from Derek Jeter’s 3,000th hit at-bat is headed for the auction block. This comes after the actual 3,000 hit ball was given to Jeter without any expectations for anything in return.
Derek Jeter and Serena Williams have topped a poll naming America’s favorite male and female athletes.
David Price is the latest person to get a deal stemming from Derek Jeter’s 3,000th hit. The pitcher, who gave up the home run, has signed with Steiner Sports to provide autographs for their “DJ3K” line of baseball memorabilia.
Miller High Life and other companies are stepping up to cover Christian Lopez’s tax bill as a result of gifts received for returning Derek Jeter’s 3,000th hit ball. Topps has also announced they’ll be producing a Lopez card later this year.
Although the 2011 MLB FanFest is winding down, there’s still a handful of exclusive giveaways for collectors.