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.
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Highlights from the Sunday Internet Sports Collectibles Auction ending July 10 include a a signed Joe DiMaggio bat and an autographed Roy Campanella government postcard.
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.
Reggie Jackson is suing American Memorabilia over the pending sale of some personal jewelry pieces. They were loaned to his father with the intention of being returned to Jackson upon his death.
Nikco Sports announces plans for a limited edition baseball commemorating the South Carolina Gamecock’ second consecutive College World Series victory.
Thus far, Ryan Zimmerman has been the standout player on a losing team for his entire MLB career. However, the lack of team success has not dampened his spirits and he has continued to be a strong presence for the Nationals, both on the field and off. Thursday, June 30 marks the second annual “A [...]
More details are emerging about the 2011 Major League Baseball All-Star Fan Fest at the Phoenix Convention Center as the dates come closer. The Baseball Hall of Fame will have an exhibit on-site with plans to bring over 100 artifacts from the museum in Cooperstown. Interesting items that highlight the exhibit include a Dodgers baseball [...]
Johnny Rosenblatt Stadium in Omaha, Nebraska saw its run as host of 60-consecutive College World Series come to an end in 2010. Collectors will now have a chance to hold on to those memories by purchasing the seats from the baseball stadium. S&S Seating was contracted by the Omaha Zoo Foundation to remove and distribute [...]
Using its new promotion, 9 Innings of Summer, USA Baseball hopes to bring attention to the team by giving away memorabilia from players that have worn the red, white and blue. The contest started on June 22nd with the start of the Tournament of Stars and will run until October 25th, the last day of [...]
A 1952 Topps Mickey Mantle and a slew of Yankees memorabilia highlights the latest Heritage Auctions event.
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 [...]