Eric Hosmer has broken into the big leagues as one of the top rookies of 2011 and his rookie cards are red hot.
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Mary Jane Elster (now Schriner) was a typical teen living in Bay Village, OH in 1949. That year, a new family moved to town. Sixteen-year-old Mary Jane befriended the family’s son, a young man named George Steinbrenner. When Steinbrenner went away to college at Williams in the 1950s, they maintained their relationship by corresponding though […]
Sixteen players from the Pittsburgh Pirates 1971 World Series Championship team will be attending a sports memorabilia show in Moon Township, PA. Held at Robert Morris University’s (RMU) Sewall Center from May 20th through the 22nd, the show will have 250 tables of cards and memorabilia. All players, with the exception of Hall of Famer […]
Harmon Killebrew, the Hall-of-Famer beloved by many, died this morning at the age of 74 after a battle with esophageal cancer. He announced last week that he would be ending treatment for his cancer as it was incurable. Nicknamed “Killer”, he was an 11-time All-Star in 22 seasons and named AL MVP in 1969 after […]
Fans have already been waiting a long time for the Manny Machado autograph redemption cards. Hopefully, they won’t be waiting much longer. The third pick in the 2010 MLB draft has finally returned his 2010 Donruss Elite Extra Edition autographed cards to Panini headquarters. The delay was a result of busy schedules and a change […]
The New York Yankees are giving some lucky fans a rare opportunity to take batting practice at Yankee Stadium. The one huge catch is that it will cost $1,500 to $3,000 per person, depending on the package. Paying customers, limited to 110 people this year, will have their pictures displayed on the stadium scoreboard while […]
Over $25,000 in stolen Boston Red Sox Memorabilia was recovered in New York recently after the accused thief tried to sell the items in an online auction.
Joe Mauer Rookie Card Checklist. From his 2002 Bowman’s Best Auto Rookie to the mysterious 2002 Bowman Chrome #316 Facsimile Auto, there are plenty of great cards for the Mauer collector to chase.
Charlie Samuels had been the New York Mets clubhouse manager for 27 years when he was fired in November of 2010 after being caught making illegal bets and supplying insider information to the mob. That arrest eventually prompted police to discover a treasure trove of Mets baseball memorabilia scattered between his office and a rented […]
Former Baltimore Orioles manager Earl Weaver has decided that now is the time to sell his valuable collection of baseball memorabilia.
Ever wondered who the hottest players in the baseball card and memorabilia hobby are? Chances are you have. Look around in any large hobby related forum or website (including this one) and chances are you will see at least one player hot list. But as fun as these lists are to read they rely on […]
The AFLAC auto is among the most confusing purchases a collector will ever encounter, especially if the AFLAC auto was seeded in a pre-2009 Bowman product. I’ts important to do your homework before purchasing any AFLAC autograph, we give you some of the keys to making a safe purchase.
Like previous versions of Tribute, it will appeal to those with a big time collecting budget more so than the everyday collector. 2011 Tribute is nearly identical to last season’s with a slightly increased emphasis on legends and slightly revamped card design. The product as a whole is solid, delivering some legendary autographs, relics and autographed relics.
2005 Bowman Chrome 1/1 Superfractor tops the list of recent Troy Tulowitzki sales on eBay. The BGS slabbed 1/1 sold for an impressive $3,600. Tulowitzki’s two most hottest cards are his 2005 Bowman Chrome RC and his 2005 Topps Rookie Cup auto, each of which are available in a variety of parallels.
Mike Trout, Bryce Brentz, Anthony Rizzo and Brett Jackson highlight our baseball card geared look at 11 minor league prospects that have gotten off to a hot start during the first few weeks of the 2011 MiLB season.
Sandy Koufax, Derek Jeter, Babe Ruth, Albert Pujols and Stan Musial dominate first week single card sales from 2011 Topps Tribute Baseball. Koufax accounted for a total of 19 of the top 50 sales.
Jason Heyward, Roy Halladay, Ryan Howard, Hanley Ramirez, Mike Stanton and the best baseball cards from the Atlanta Braves, Philadelphia Phillies, Washington Nationals, Florida Marlins and New York Mets.
Our Great American Baseball Card Tour continues as we look at the top 20 cards from each member of the American League West. The AL West wraps up our American League portion of tour, as next week we will venture in the National League, beginning with the NL Central.