A foul ball from Derek Jeter’s 3,000th hit at-bat is headed for the auction block. This comes after the actual 3,000 hit ball was given to Jeter without any expectations for anything in return.
Headed to the National? You’d better have a game plan. Here’s our survival guide to the biggest sports card and memorabilia show of the year.
Donruss Elite returns for another season of numbered rookies, die-cuts and autographs. The most notable new additions to the tried and true Elite formula is intriguing to say the least, those being the first ever book cards in Panini history. 2011 Donruss Elite snaps on June 15th, with each 20 pack hobby box delivering 4 hits.
A pair of love letters written by Michael Jordan are being returned to their original owner after she claimed they were stolen.
The lawsuit accusing Topps of marking Ring Pops with expired patents is resolved as quickly as it began. In Law of Cards, Paul Lesko speculates over the lack of drama.
Panini’s Luxury Suite promises to cut straight to the high-end hits when the product hits the hobby scene this June. The freshman hockey card offering features an intriguing patch and autograph driven parallel system, a wide array of rookies and plenty of on-card autographs. Each hobby box of 2010-11 Panini Luxury Suite will deliver 4 packs, 8 hits and 4 numbered rookie cards.
Looking at the hottest prospects in the St. Louis Cardinals system and their key cards.
Back for a third-straight year, the 2011 edition of TriStar Obak Baseball once again mixes retired and future stars. Each box promises four total cards, including one cut signature.
Headlining 2011 Ace Authentic Hidden Signature Series IV Tennis is the promise of one autographed tennis ball per box. Collectors can also look for dual-signed and celebrity-signed balls.
The 2011 Roger Federer Grand Slam Box Set honors the record 16 major championships won by the all-time tennis great. The tennis card set includes 32 base cards and one memorabilia booklet card.
Derek Jeter and Serena Williams have topped a poll naming America’s favorite male and female athletes.
Kobe Bryant is seeking a restraining order against the sports memorabilia company Art of the Game. Bryant and Panini claim the company sold fake Bryant autographs.
David Price is the latest person to get a deal stemming from Derek Jeter’s 3,000th hit. The pitcher, who gave up the home run, has signed with Steiner Sports to provide autographs for their “DJ3K” line of baseball memorabilia.
The oldest known set of soccer rules sold at auction for $1.4 million. Although a huge amount, it was considered a disappointment.
Guide to collecting Walter Payton’s football cards. Includes a rookie card checklist, card gallery, and more.
1997 Heisman Trophy winner Charles Woodson has finally agreed to sign autographs for Panini cards, the first of which will come in 2011 National Treasures Football.
President Obama has had his own comic book. Same with KISS and Lady Gaga. Now, it’s Tiger Woods’ turn. Bluewater Comics has just released a bio-comic on the golfer.
Former President George W. Bush has signed 200 cards for 2011 Allen & Ginter Baseball from Topps, including a handful with inscriptions.