After only a few short weeks in circulation, the 2009 Topps Allen and Ginter Baseball Code has been Cracked. The code was cracked by not one, but two, different collectors who decided to join forces to better their chances of winning the contest. The winners, Mike Gellner from JDs Wild Cardz and Nick Jacoby from […]
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Major NCAA football powers know that their legions of fans want to get up close and football with the players they watch every Saturday – and that includes getting autographs. They just aren’t too crazy about seeing those same signed items auctioned off right away online, so they’re starting to do something about it. Schools […]
The late Barry Halper, a well known baseball memorabilia collector and one time co-owner of the New York Yankees, is once again in the news for questionable circumstances surrounding his memorabilia collection. A photograph of the 1889 Boston Red Stockings that once sold for $6,235 was one of 40 items stolen from the Boston Public […]
Take a near perfect autograph from a man who is one of the true pioneers of his field, signed on a date of historical significance. Offer that same autograph for auction near the 40th anniversary of that date and you’ve got the recipe for one eye-popping sale. RR Auctions, a New Hampshire-based company that has been […]
There are so many stories that focus on the selfish and aloof natures of today’s modern athletes that it’s always refreshing to hear some more positive tales. Dallas Cowboys linebacker Bradie James deserves just such recognition for his part in aiding a Cowboys fan whose collection was recently stolen by thieves. Butch Franklin, a 53-year […]
As many collectors will remember, Donruss distributed puzzle pieces in a number of their baseball cards products from the early 80’s until the early 90’s. The most popular of these puzzle inserts were Donruss Hall of Fame Diamond King Puzzles. The Hall of Fame Diamond King puzzle line appeared in various Donruss and Leaf products […]
Early Friday afternoon Olympic Legend Michael Phelps announced that he had signed an exclusive memorabilia deal with Grandstand Sports and Memorabilia. As part of his agreement with GSM, Phelps will autograph a wide range of different items, including photos, USA swim caps, and magazines – including the Sports Illustrated Issue that featured him on the […]