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.
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Just like year’s past, 2011 Topps Allen & Ginter Baseball offers a checklist of non-baseball autographs that ranges from intriguing to downright strange. Get the detailed list of 2011 signers here.
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.
Topps, Leaf, Press Pass and In the Game’s plans, promotions and card giveaways for the 32nd National in Chicago August 3-7.
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.
The Toronto Blue Jays have teamed up with the Fire Marshal’s Public Fire Safety Council in Ontario to produce a set of baseball cards that promote fire safety. More than 200 fire departments throughout the province will be handing out the cards to local youth as a part of the Swing into Summer Safety awareness [...]
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 [...]
Scott Brown, the US Senator from Massachusetts, has incorporated a baseball card of himself into his campaign to boost exposure and raise money in preparation of the 2012 elections. Brown’s card shows him in a batting stance while wearing a white button up shirt to go along with his Boston Red Sox hat. The card’s [...]
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 [...]
Here’s a look at some of the hottest minor league prospects in baseball as well as a list of the top cards currently available. Jonathan Singleton, LF Philadelphia Phillies (D.O.B. 9/18/91) Despite entering the season as one of the game’s top prospects, Jonathan Singleton started 2011 off ice-cold. Part of it may have been that [...]
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 [...]
Details on the 65th-Annual New York Yankees Old Timers’ Day on June 26. More than 50 former Yankees will appear at a ceremony and game including Hall of Famers Yogi Berra and Whitey Ford.
A 1952 Topps Mickey Mantle and a slew of Yankees memorabilia highlights the latest Heritage Auctions event.
Here’s some highlights from baseball prospects who are heading into the official start of summer on a hot streak: Nick Castellanos, 3B Detroit Tigers (D.O.B. 3/4/92) After a tough start to 2011, Nick Castellanos has rebounded, putting together a monster month of June so far. In 17 games he’s hitting .382, to go along with [...]
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 [...]
Before there were cards with pieces of game-used memorabilia embedded in them, before there were variations that sparkled in your eye, even before there were Super Chrome Die-Cut X-Fractor cards, there was the base card–the much maligned, often over-looked, mostly disregarded, common base card. You know, the base card that has proven to be the [...]