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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 […]

1956 World Series Yogi Berra Game-Worn Uniform On Display

Jun 09, 2011 |

Yogi Berra’s game-worn uniform from the 1956 World Series game where Don Larsen pitched a perfect game will be on display at the Yogi Berra Museum & Learning Center. The museum has been closed for renovations since last fall and the new addition to the museum will be highlighted in the re-opening on Sunday, June […]

Autographed Card Finally Arrives After 20 Years

Jun 08, 2011 |

As a young man in the 1980s and 90s, Jeremy Telford was an avid baseball card collector. He worked jobs around town to fund his collecting habit. Although he yearned to have the large sums required to obtain high-end cards, his budget prevented him from doing so. He was only able to purchase the cheaper […]

Michael Jordan Rookie Card Sells For $100,000

Jun 08, 2011 |

A 1986-87 Fleer Basketball Michael Jordan rookie card sold for $100,000 at auction on Sunday, June 5th. Find out more about Michael Jordan basketball cards and memorabilia by reading our Michael Jordan Rookie Card Guide, The Top 23 Michael Jordan Cards of All-Time, The Top Michael Jordan Autographed Cards of All-Time and The Evolution of […]

Terrelle Pryor Leaves Ohio State, More Allegations Surface

Jun 08, 2011 |

Controversy continues to follow Terrelle Pryor and the Ohio State Buckeyes. Yesterday Pryor announced that he would not play his senior season for the Buckeyes. The scandal surrounding Pryor and several teammates was responsible for Coach Jim Tressel’s pressure-fueled resignation, player suspensions and increased scrutiny from the NCAA. Now, more allegations have surfaced stating Pryor […]

Panini Releases 2010-11 Playoff Contenders Hockey Rookie Short Prints

Jun 07, 2011 |

Today, Panini announced two more short prints included in 2010-11 Playoff Contenders Hockey. The short printed cards are all autographed rookie tickets and include Montreal Canadiens’ P.K. Subban and the Toronto Maple Leafs’ Nazem Kadri. Previous players revealed to have short prints in the set are Taylor Hall (Edmonton Oilers), Jeff Penner (Boston Bruins), Tyler […]

Hockey Fever Runs Rampant in Winnipeg

Jun 07, 2011 |

The Atlanta Thrashers are no more and Winnipeg has finally has an NHL team again. The Manitoba city has been without one since the Jets relocated to Phoenix in 1996. Speculation had been building for a while and a deal was finally completed on May 31st. The last step in the process is formal approval […]

LeSean McCoy in Trouble Over Missed Signing Appearance

Jun 07, 2011 |

Philadelphia Eagles’ starting running back LeSean McCoy is in more legal trouble after not participating in an agreed autograph signing despite being paid in advance. McCoy initially appeared at the event in the Sports Scene memorabilia store, but quickly left once he saw federal agents in the store. The store was being raided by law […]

Why a Video Card Patent War Could Take Place in 2011

Jun 07, 2011 |

You might never have guessed it, but the history of telephones and the history of baseball cards have a lot of similarities. In the 1870s, at about the same time baseball cards were first invented, the telephone was born. Soon after, a patent war erupted between Alexander Graham Bell and Elisha Gray over who actually […]

More Free Hockey Cards From Upper Deck at Stanley Cup Finals Game Four

Jun 06, 2011 |

Following a giveaway in Vancouver during the second game of the Stanley Cup Finals, Upper Deck has more cards ready for Bruins fans. The cards will be handed out to all in attendance at Wednesday’s fourth game of the best-of-seven series between the Bruins and Canucks. Five Bruins players will be highlighted in the promo […]

Plaxico Burress Out of Jail, Planning NFL Return

Jun 06, 2011 |

At the height of his popularity, Plaxico Burress was an elite receiver who helped the New York Giants win the 2007 Super Bowl. He was a fan-favorite and his cards and memorabilia were highly collected. However, once at his peak, Burress would soon fall. Basking in the glow of his successes, Burress felt his compensation […]

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