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2011 Upper Deck Boston Bruins Stanley Cup Champions

Jun 16, 2011 |

Product Details Product Details Following a strange, yet compelling seven-game series versus the Vancouver Canucks, the Boston Bruins are once again Stanley Cup Champions. Upper Deck is highlighting the team’s first Cup since the 1971-72 season with a 31-card box set that includes player cards, season highlights and one over-sized Stanley Cup card. The set […]

Baseball Memorabilia Auction Totals Over $9.5 Million in Sales

Jun 16, 2011 |

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 […]

Tampa Bay Sports History and Memorabilia on Display

Jun 16, 2011 |

Although Tampa Bay is not synonymous with successful sports towns like New York, Chicago, Los Angeles or Boston, the Bay has experienced many sports events and teams worth celebrating. The Tampa Bay History Center aims to honor their local teams starting this weekend when they put almost eight decades worth of items on display. The […]

Baseball Card Legal Terms

Jun 16, 2011 |

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 […]

2011 Topps Pro Debut Baseball

Jun 16, 2011 |

2011 Topps Pro Debut has officially returned for the brand’s sophomore season of MiLB licensed fun. Browse the full set checklist, product highlights, top auctions, and more.

2011 Just Minors Mystery Jerseys Baseball

Jun 15, 2011 |

Product Details Product Details Upping the ante from the more common jersey and autograph cards, Just Minors is offering collectors the whole shebang with 2011 Mystery Jerseys Baseball as each box has an autographed jersey. Licensed by the Major League Baseball Players Association, the impressive roster of signers includes reigning American League MVP Josh Hamilton, […]

Panini Announces Mavericks Championship Card Set

Jun 15, 2011 |

The Dallas Mavericks were just crowned NBA Champions and Panini has issued a limited-edition set in honor of their big win. The 36-card Dallas Mavericks NBA Champions boxed set includes: One card for each player on the 2010-11 Dallas Mavericks roster. Cards for each of the Mavericks’ 16 Playoff victories, including game-specific photography from key […]

Ed Bagdon’s 1949 Outland Trophy Sold at Auction

Jun 15, 2011 |

Ed Bagdon’s 1949 Outland Trophy sold for $8,652 (including buyer’s premium) in auction this week. The Outland Trophy is the yearly award given to the nation’s best college football interior lineman by the Football Writers Association of America. The award was first given in 1946 as a plaque and in 1990, the award was changed […]

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.

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