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.
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Although the 2011 MLB FanFest is winding down, there’s still a handful of exclusive giveaways for collectors.
Steiner Sports has announced a line of 3,000 hit baseball memorabilia celebrating Derek Jeter’s milestone achievement. The DJ3K line includes several exclusive autographed pieces.
When he left for Yankee Stadium on Saturday, Christian Lopez was just another fan. When he caught the ball that marked Derek Jeter’s 3,000th hit, he became part of history. After returning the ball, Lopez instantly made himself part of baseball lore.
Bringing together science and sport, the 2011 Home Run Derby will include baseballs infused with 24K gold. The special balls are already available for collectors.
A jersey worn by Lou Gehrig in the 1934 Tour of Japan and a game-used 1908 Cy Young jersey highlight a high-end auction being held by Heritage Auctions on August 4 at the National in Chicago.
The 2011 Fan Fest Auction at the All-Star Game boasts over 550 lots and includes Curt Schilling’s private collection of over 200 items that will be auctioned for charity. The items will be on display starting July 8th at the Phoenix Convention Center. Some of the many highlights of the auction are included below with […]
Heritage Auctions is at again with another Sunday Internet Sports Collectibles Auction. The auction has a good amount of baseball items as well as several items from each of the other sports. Bidding amounts on most items are well below the estimated value so prices should pick up considerably as the auction nears its end. […]
The yearly sports auction by Robert Edward Auctions (REA) is a premiere event for baseball cards and memorabilia, and this year was no different. REA has released the final numbers from their May 7th auctions and the 1,743 lot auction combined for $9.532 million in sales. Among the many highlights of the auction, several items […]
A live and silent auction of Philadelphia Phillies memorabilia was one of the highlights of the 22nd Annual Phillies Phestival on June 13th. The team hosted the event to raise money to find a cure for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), also known as Lou Gehrig’s Disease. Other highlights included 23 autograph stations made up of […]
The stadium that played home to the College World Series for 60 years is being demolished and the memorabilia is being sold at auction. Johnny Rosenblatt Stadium opened in 1948 in Omaha, Nebraska. In addition to the NCAA’s College World Series, the park has housed a variety of minor league baseball teams. The stadium was […]
An image entitled “Joe DiMaggio Boudoir Photo” is causing a stir in the collecting world as it pictures the Yankees legend completely nude. Lelands auction house is selling the image that purportedly shows DiMaggio while in the showers in the Yankees clubhouse. DiMaggio is not wearing any clothing and another man is present in the […]
The inter-league “I-70″ series will take on an additional significance this season as the Kansas City Royals and St. Louis Cardinals unite to play baseball and use special memorabilia pieces to raise money for tornado victims in Joplin, Missouri. When the Royals and Cardinals meet for a three-game series June 17-19, the theme of the […]
The next “Sunday Internet Sports Collectible” auction at Heritage Auctions is scheduled to end this Sunday, June 12th. Although bidding has been slow thus far, it should pick up this weekend as the end nears. Highlights of the auction, coming from several sports and eras, are listed below. 1930’s Babe Ruth, single-signed baseball 2006 Derek […]
Famed broadcaster Ernie Harwell accumulated amazing sports collectibles and mementos over his lifetime. When he gifted them to the Detroit Public Library, he hoped they could be enjoyed by many. Even after his death, they are not being given the reverence they deserve. The collection, with an estimated value of $4 million, should be prominently […]
Yogi Berra’s game-worn uniform from the 1956 World Series game where Don Larsen pitched a perfect game will be on display at the Yogi Berra Museum & Learning Center. The museum has been closed for renovations since last fall and the new addition to the museum will be highlighted in the re-opening on Sunday, June […]
Items have a tendency to disappear over time. Most can attest to having lost and later found valuable things throughout their lives. Often the items only have sentimental value. Susan Trotman, a maintenance worker from Duval County Public Schools, found a box of items in the ceiling of Wolfson High School that turned out to […]
The Cactus League has been a part of MLB spring training since 1946 and now hosts 15 pro teams every spring as they gear up for the regular season. As part of the city of Scottsdale’s 60th anniversary, the “Scottsdale Spring Training History Exhibit” will be on display at the Scottsdale Center for the Performing […]