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Shaquille O’Neal Teams With Oreo Cookies for Charity Auction

Jun 15, 2011 |

Recently retired NBA great Shaquille O’Neal has partnered with Oreo cookies to raise money for charity. To promote their new “triple double” cookie, Oreo had a package of the new product signed by Shaq. They also included a case of the new cookies to be auctioned with all proceeds going to the Boys and Girls […]

Alexander Ovechkin Returns to In the Game

Jun 15, 2011 |

In the Game announced that Washington Capital’s star Alexander Ovechkin is returning to their product line. The news was released on the blog of Dr. Brian Price, In The Game’s president Ovechkin first appeared as an international prospect in 2004-05 Heroes and Prospects, the first edition of the product. Going forward, Ovechkin will appear in […]

Phillies Phestival Raises Over $893K for Fight Against ALS

Jun 14, 2011 |

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 […]

Topps Opens Up Voting for Final Three Diamond Die Cuts Cards

Jun 14, 2011 |

Topps has announced that they will add three more players to the Diamond Die Cut set currently being offered on the Diamond Giveaway. The categories of players will broken down into Legends, Veterans and Rookies and weekly fan voting will decide the three additions from 24 possible players. This week’s category is Legends and the […]

Olympic Collectors Fair and Topps Auction Added to Events at the National

Jun 14, 2011 |

The National has released information about additional events at this year’s convention including a special Olympic Pavilion as well as an exclusive VIP auction containing Topps items. The Olympin Collectors Club is hosting the 17th Annual Collectors Fair that will be a part of the Olympic Pavilion. It will contain over 100 exhibitors who will […]

College World Series Memorabilia Part of Stadium Auction

Jun 13, 2011 |

The stadium that played home to the College World Series for 60 years is being demolished and the memorabilia is being sold at auction. Johnny Rosenblatt Stadium opened in 1948 in Omaha, Nebraska. In addition to the NCAA’s College World Series, the park has housed a variety of minor league baseball teams. The stadium was […]

Dallas Mavericks Win First NBA Championship

Jun 13, 2011 |

Some will consider it justice served as the Mavericks beat the Heat in Miami on Sunday night to win the NBA Championship. Dallas took down Miami 105-95 and won the best-of-seven series four games to two. This win will cement Dirk Nowitzki’s legacy among the game’s elite and provide Jason Kidd with the title he […]

Nude Photo of Joe DiMaggio Up for Auction

Jun 13, 2011 |

An image entitled “Joe DiMaggio Boudoir Photo” is causing a stir in the collecting world as it pictures the Yankees legend completely nude. Lelands auction house is selling the image that purportedly shows DiMaggio while in the showers in the Yankees clubhouse. DiMaggio is not wearing any clothing and another man is present in the […]

Statistical History of Topps Baseball Card Backs

Jun 13, 2011 |

I think Toby Harrah said it best when he was quoted as saying, “Statistics are like a girl in a fine bikini. It shows a lot, but it doesn’t show everything.” It’s true that statistics don’t show you everything about a player, but they do tell you just about everything you would ever need to […]

2011 Topps Heritage Minor League Baseball

Jun 11, 2011 |

2011 Topps Heritage Minor League Baseball details, card gallery, highlights, hot auctions, price comparison and other information. Paying tribute to 1962 Topps Baseball, highlights include a deep checklist of rising stars and on-card Harper autographs.

2011-12 Parkhurst Champions Hockey

Jun 11, 2011 |

2011-12 Parkhusrt Champions Hockey is an all-legends set that includes a ton of autographed content. Inserts include Wire Photos and Champ’s Minis.

Cardinals and Royals Offer Memorabilia to Raise Money for Joplin Tornado Relief

Jun 10, 2011 |

The inter-league “I-70″ series will take on an additional significance this season as the Kansas City Royals and St. Louis Cardinals unite to play baseball and use special memorabilia pieces to raise money for tornado victims in Joplin, Missouri. When the Royals and Cardinals meet for a three-game series June 17-19, the theme of the […]

Ruth Signed Baseball and Jeter Game-Used Hat Highlight Auction

Jun 10, 2011 |

The next “Sunday Internet Sports Collectible” auction at Heritage Auctions is scheduled to end this Sunday, June 12th. Although bidding has been slow thus far, it should pick up this weekend as the end nears. Highlights of the auction, coming from several sports and eras, are listed below. 1930′s Babe Ruth, single-signed baseball 2006 Derek […]

Sets We Want: 2011 Bowman Lockout Football

Jun 10, 2011 |

As you are undoubtedly aware, the NFL lockout stands ready to ruin not only our fall television watching but football card collecting too. Nevertheless, I believe I have developed a solution that the NFL, NFL Players Association and Topps should consider – 2011 Bowman Lockout. Although I’m intending this as a parody to smile at […]

Dirk Nowitzki Basketball Cards: Rookie Cards Checklist and Buying Guide

Jun 10, 2011 |

Since entering the NBA more than a decade ago, Dirk Nowitzki has been one of basketball’s top stars. However, he’s done so without being overly flashy or controversial. He’s been somewhat overlooked by many basketball collectors as well when compared with other stars performing at similar levels. Until recently, several of his rookie cards could […]

2010-11 Panini All Goalies Hockey

Jun 09, 2011 |

Product Details Set Checklist Product Details Hockey’s goalie is one of the few position players in sports that has a dedicated group of collectors. 2010-11 Panini All-Rookie Hockey is being released as a 100-card boxed set that also includes five parallels and one memorabilia card. The 100-card checklist promises to include every goalie who saw […]

High-End Sports Memorabilia Highlights Lelands Auction

Jun 09, 2011 |

Bidding for sports memorabilia is heating up at the Lelands Catalog Auction. The auction runs from May 17th to June 24th and contains over 1,000 sports lots. Highlights of the auction and current bid amounts are listed below. Game-used and autographed, 1970 Nolan Ryan New York Mets Flannel Jersey ($33,275) Hair samples from the famous […]

Dark Days for Ernie Harwell’s Baseball Collection

Jun 09, 2011 |

Famed broadcaster Ernie Harwell accumulated amazing sports collectibles and mementos over his lifetime. When he gifted them to the Detroit Public Library, he hoped they could be enjoyed by many. Even after his death, they are not being given the reverence they deserve. The collection, with an estimated value of $4 million, should be prominently […]

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