Among the many high-end items sold at the 2011 August Chicago Signature Vintage Sports Collectibles Platinum Auction were a game-used Cy Young jersey and “Shoeless” Joe Jackson “Black Betsy” game-used bat. The auction brought in nearly $5 million.
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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.
A 1953 Bowman Color Baseball complete set and 1955 Topps Baseball Roberto Clemente rookie card are among the many highlights of the weekly sale from Heritage Auctions, which ends August 7.
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.
The Atlanta Braves are hold a baseball memorabilia auction to benefit victims of the recent tornadoes in Alabama.
A collection of Willie McCovey baseball memorabilia is recovered after going missing in a bizarre California car theft.
A trio of Chicago Cubs past and present are scheduled to appear and sign autographs at the Brookfield Zoo on July 23 and 24.
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.
Nineteen autographed 500 Home Run Club baseballs highlight the latest of Heritage Auctions’ weekly sports memorabilia offerings.
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.
Keith Carmickle, a fan who almost plunged from the stands grabbing a ball at the 2011 Home Run Derby, is selling two derby balls to benefit the Shannon Stone Memorial Fund.
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.
Seats and commemorative bricks from Omaha’s Rosenblatt Stadium are now on sale to the general public following an initial offering to season ticket holders.
Although the 2011 MLB FanFest is winding down, there’s still a handful of exclusive giveaways for collectors.