Scheduled for June 6th, the 2011 MLB draft is swiftly approaching and it promises to be a great one. In what’s being touted as the best draft class in a decade, collectors will surely want to jump on previous and upcoming sets that feature players that are going to be picked. Though there isn’t a [...]
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Collectors can take home a part of the San Francisco Giants’ whirlwind championship on June 18th at an auction that will benefit a local dog rescue. The silent auction will be hosted by Gordon Biersch Brewery & Restaurant in San Francisco and will include such authenticated items as: 2010 World Series official baseball signed by [...]
Officers from the Manitowoc Police Department will be handing out Milwaukee Brewers baseball cards in a program designed to cultivate relationships between police and local youth. Players will be pictured on the front, while card backs will contain crime prevention tips. More than 30 cards are included in the set. The goal of the program [...]
If you were to ask me, I would probably tell you that I’m a vintage card collector. I consider vintage collecting to be much more “cool” than set building. Think about it–anyone can walk into a big-box store, buy a bunch of blaster boxes, and call themselves a set builder (which is what I do). [...]
Huggins and Scott Auctions is hosting a huge, two-day event with almost 900 lots and containing memorabilia and cards from baseball, football, hockey and baseball, as well as some non-sports items. The first day of the auction took place on June 1st and contained such notable items as a Babe Ruth/Lou Gehrig dual-signed baseball, Ty [...]
Mike Stanton rookie card checklist and buying guide. Includes analysis of his top rookie cards including his 2008 Playoff Contenders and 2008 Bowman Chrome RC Autographs.
The Cactus League has been a part of MLB spring training since 1946 and now hosts 15 pro teams every spring as they gear up for the regular season. As part of the city of Scottsdale’s 60th anniversary, the “Scottsdale Spring Training History Exhibit” will be on display at the Scottsdale Center for the Performing [...]
Topps has released the names of the signers for the mystery autograph redemptions found in 2011 Bowman Baseball. The list of signers has five names: Freddie Freeman, Atlanta Braves Aroldis Chapman, Cincinnati Reds Darin Mastroianni, Toronto Blue Jays Jarred Cosart, Philadelphia Phillies Lars Anderson, Boston Red Sox Collectors will not know which card they’re getting [...]
Check out our rookie card checklist of reigning American League home run champion Jose Bautista, who is proving that his breakout performance of 2010 was no fluke. Appearing in several sets from Topps in 2002, Bautista didn’t have any autograph rookies, although Bowman’s Best does feature a base card and several parallels with game-used bat [...]
The second-annual Delta Dugout will be held this weekend, May 20th – 22nd, at Madison Square Park. The interactive fan-centered event is intended to add fun and excitement to the inter-city battle between the New York Yankees and Mets. Each of the three games in the series will be shown on a JumboTron for those [...]
Eric Hosmer has broken into the big leagues as one of the top rookies of 2011 and his rookie cards are red hot.
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 [...]
Many cut signature cards have been made over the past few years. When card companies first started making them, these cards gave manufacturers a way to insert autographs of deceased athletes and personalities into packs and products. Today, almost everyone who has made an impact in their respective sports has had a cut signature card, [...]
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.