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 [...]
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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 [...]
It happens to all of us from time to time. You did everything right, yet it went all wrong. It happened to me on Saturday. I went to my local card shop and bought, what I believed, to be THE box to break. I was feeling awesome, the sun was shining and I looked good [...]
Over the weekend I took a trip to Houston, Texas to attend the TriStar Houston Collectors Show at the Reliant Center. TriStar puts on large-scale sports collectibles events throughout the year that draw lots of collectors to one place to diligently dig through thousands of cards, balls, photos, jerseys, and anything else that could catch [...]
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 story of the Stephen Strasburg Superfractor rivals that of any card produced in the modern era.
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 [...]
Drafted second overall by the Seattle Mariners in the 2009 MLB draft, behind Stephen Strasburg, Dustin Ackley will make his big-league debut tonight. Ackley played first base and outfield at the University of North Carolina before being moved to second base when he signed with Seattle. Ackley struggled at the beginning of the 2011 season, [...]
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 June 6th Major League Baseball draft didn’t have the same buzz and media frenzy as the previous drafts featuring Stephen Strasburg and Bryce Harper as top picks. What the 2011 draft lacked in star power was compensated for by the amount of second-generation players taken during the draft. Baseball games have long been a [...]
As the season reaches mid-June, here’s a look at the top prospects still in Triple-A. This season many teams have jumped prospects from Double-A straight to the Majors. With recent call-ups of big prospects, Mike Moustakas, Anthony Rizzo, and others, Triple-A isn’t loaded with a bunch of top prospects. Here is a look at players [...]
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 [...]
The most important skill a future lawyer takes away from law school is issue spotting. In other words, when given a hypothetical situation, how many potential legal problems can you identify? This helps lawyers protect their clients. It’s also why if you have a lawyer in the family, they probably annoy you when they visit [...]
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 [...]