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 [...]
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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.
Steiner Sports held a high profile sports memorabilia auction earlier this week to benefit charity. Among those in attendance were Mariano Rivera, Reggie Jackson, Dave Winfield, and Yogi Berra.
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.
Aroldis Chapman, Alex White, and Lance Berkman are the latest installments in 2011 eTopps Baseball.
Francisco Liriano threw the first no-hitter of the 2011 season on Tuesday night. It could easily be regarded as one of the more improbable no-hitters in a Major League game. Liriano had never pitched a complete game in his career before Tuesday night and was having a less then stellar season, compiling a 1-4 record [...]
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 [...]
In recent investor articles I have focused more directly on short-term or “quick flip” investments. These investments have proven themselves to be lucrative when following the basic guidelines provided in previous investor articles. The investor column is intended to expand your knowledge of collecting or investing in sports cards wisely. In this installation of the [...]
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.
The current “Only in Your Dreams” piece for me and The Dmitri Young Collection is the PSA 10 1951 Bowman Mickey Mantle RC. However, another item seems to be eluding me. It is the Topps 1981 card #302 (Dodgers Future Stars) featuring LA Angels Manager, Mike Scioscia, and former Dodgers Pitcher, Fernando Valenzuela.
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.
As everybody knows, the #1 card in The Dmitri Young Collection is indeed the PSA 10 Hank Aaron rookie card but who’s #2?
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.