Tag Archives: Babe Ruth

First Look: 2015 Diamond Kings baseball cards

After a decade-long break, the standalone Diamond Kings brand of baseball cards is back and it’s bringing with it one of the biggest names in sports history.

Beckett Auctions lands Texas t-card find

A collection of more than 60 rare tobacco and caramel baseball cards has been unearthed by a Texas collector with the cards graded via Beckett Grading Services in advance of a Beckett Auctions sale that launches next month.

Beckett 20 Questions: Retro sets & vintage cards

With plenty of popular retro brands, there are plenty of new options to revisit the old, and we want to ring in the new year with 20 Questions on both pieces of this collecting puzzle.

Your Turn: Which legends would you want paired?

It’s an impressive card and it got us thinking … which duos would you like to see on a card?

The Bambino powers 2015 Topps’ in-pack game

Topps is turning to the biggest name in the game to power its 2015 Topps Series 1 in-pack game element.

Beckett Auctions Celebrates Legends of Baseball in October

For enthusiasts of fine sports memorabilia, there is nothing to get one’s blood flowing like a chance to own something rare and special. Beckett Auctions is almost ready to let the bidding begin on its October event and there will be something for everyone to consider.

Beckett Auctions lands Babe Ruth-Harry Frazee dual cut autograph

A one-of-a-kind autograph card linking the two principles in the sale of Babe Ruth from the Boston Red Sox to the New York Yankees in 1920 highlights the October 2014 Beckett “Legends of Baseball’’ Auction.

At the National: A legendary autograph lineup — the 1927 New York Yankees

Collector Alan Zimmerman stopped by the Beckett Media booth during the recent National Sports Collectors Convention to show off a rather legendary pull from Topps Five Star.

Beckett Auctions Puts Pieces of Hobby History Up For Bid in August

Unique memorabilia cards of some of baseball’s greatest names are up for grabs, including a dazzling 2006 Upper Deck Epic Four Barrel featuring Hall of Fame home run hitters Babe Ruth, Jimmie Foxx, Mel Ott and Eddie Mathews.

First look: 2014 Topps Dynasty baseball cards

Presenting what it calls “the most carefully curated subject list in trading card history” and the “most-premium Topps product of all time”, Topps released the basic information and first looks at its latest high-end baseball card brand on Friday.

BGS & Babe Ruth: Collector discusses finding The Bambino in her first wax box

Join Beckett Baseball’s Chris Olds as he interviews Stacy, a collector from Georgia, about a pretty big card she pulled from her first wax box.

High-grade vintage powers Memory Lane auction

A PSA 9 copy of Mickey Mantle’s 1951 Bowman Rookie Card sold for a reported record-high during Memory Lane Inc.’s $1.4 million summer catalog auction completed this weekend.

One Ruthian redemption card arrives from Topps

You know how we all love redemption cards? Well, for one collector, Stacy, there was one redemption card’s arrival yesterday that was worth documenting.

At the National: Sam Snead items, Lou Gehrig hat and Christy Mathewson card highlight Heritage auction

A collection of items from Sam Snead’s golfing career sold for $1.1 million (including premiums) Thursday, the centerpiece of Heritage’s “Platinum Night” auction.

Check it out: A look inside the final 2013 Topps Allen & Ginter baseball card checklist

Topps released the final checklist for the eighth edition of the product on Tuesday.

Arizona Diamondbacks pitcher Brad Ziegler collects “quality over quantity” with his baseball cards

The sixth-year MLB sidearmer says he chases his own cards while also chasing “quality over quantity” as his collection is filled with autographs, bat barrels and bat knobs of some of the biggest names in the game.

Babe Ruth Relics will be included in Allen & Ginter

The Bambino’s Relics are coming to Allen & Ginter.

High-grade rarities headline Memory Lane auction

A high-grade 1932 U.S. Caramel set — all in PSA 8 condition — joins a high-grade copy of football’s holy grail card on the auction block this week.

Beckett 20 Questions on … art in collectibles

From non-sports and sketch cards to Diamond Kings, toys, photography and more, there’s plenty to explore in the world of art as it’s seen on our collectibles.

Beckett 20 Questions on … sports movie items

For the next issue of Beckett Sports Card Monthly, we’re curious about what you think, what you remember and what you know about sports films.

First look: 2013 Topps baseball cards (with FINAL checklist)

Topps has released the final checklist for 2013 Topps Series 1. See it here.

Sporting News set hits auction block on Friday

An attic find will soon hit the auction block through Memory Lane Inc.

Beckett 20 Questions … on 2012 Topps Five Star

Tell us what you think of 2012 Topps Five Star in the latest Beckett 20 Questions.

Gallery: 2012 Topps Five Star on eBay (Day 1)

Whether one can afford it or not, the $500-per-pack 2012 Five Star baseball card set from Topps is getting broken — a lot.

Early analysis: 2012 Topps Five Star checklist

We take a look at some of the $500-per-pack product’s final checklists for the base set and autographs.

First look: 2013 Press Pass Platinum Cuts Inscriptions

Autographs of Babe Ruth, Lou Gehrig and Cy Young could be hard to find. Even signatures of Abraham Lincoln, Princess Diana and Harry Houdini are limited.

Ripping Retail Retro: 1993 Action Packed ASG

Join Beckett Baseball’s Chris Olds as he rips into a box of 1993 Action Packed All-Star Gallery in this latest retro edition of Ripping Retail.

ESPN’s Mint Condition: Charlie Sheen & King James

ESPN’s weekly sports card and memorabilia segment, “Mint Condition,” has talked with noted collector Charlie Sheen and Upper Deck about LeBron James.

TRISTAR doubles up the cuts in SignaCuts Baseball

TRISTAR’s next baseball card line will be twice as nice for some collectors who rip into the cut-autograph product.

Memory Lane to display Babe Ruth cards at NSCC

The Bambino is going back to Baltimore.

Topps unveils five-card National VIP set

Topps’ National VIP set includes an offering of cards modeled in the famed 1952 design … but with a twist.

Upcoming Topps Tier One will let you hobnob with elites via massive bat knob set

For card collectors and game-used cards, bats are not always as impressive. It’s not always a love-love relationship. But Topps is intending to change that with its upcoming Tier One release.

Babe Ruth game-used jersey sells for $4.4 million

A circa 1920 New York Yankees road jersey worn by Babe Ruth sold for a record $4.4 million early this morning through SCP Auctions.

First Look: 2012 Topps Update baseball cards

Topps released the basic product information and preview images Friday for its final chapter of the flagship brand this year, 2012 Topps Update.

Memory Lane auction brings in more than $2M

The auction blocks have been hot and heavy with Honus Wagner’s famous card, but that doesn’t mean the price has come down.