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Tag Archives: Babe Ruth

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.

First Look: 2012 Topps Triple Threads (updated)

Topps released the basic product information and preview images for this year’s edition of Triple Threads on Friday, and it looks like the seventh edition of the always-popular hit- and autograph-laden brand will deliver what collectors have come to expect — maybe more.

Earliest known Babe Ruth game-used New York Yankees jersey hits auction block in April

A circa 1920 New York Yankees road jersey worn by Babe Ruth might fetch seven figures when it hits the auction block thorough SCP Auctions on April 30.

Babe Ruth is Topps’ second Prime 9 redemption

Topps announced its second HTA Prime 9 card today, and it’s Babe Ruth who is the second player to be part of its hobby shop redemption card program.

First look: 2012 Topps Solid Golden Greats

With five days remaining until the arrival of the hobby’s most collected baseball card set, Topps has pulled back the curtain on a set of rather lustrous cards that will be found in packs of 2012 Topps as redemptions.

Preview Gallery: 2012 Topps Prime 9 redemptions

Topps’ Prime 9 redemption card program returns once again for 2012 with nine stars from the past and present set to be redeemed at participating hobby shops around the country.

Box Busters: 2011 Topps Tier One baseball

Join Beckett Baseball’s Chris Olds and Brian Fleischer as they rip into not one but two boxes of 2011 Topps Tier One baseball cards in this latest edition of Box Busters.

Game-used Mariano Rivera jersey headlines latest Steiner Yankees auction

The jersey Mariano Rivera wore for his 22nd save this season — also Derek Jeter’s 3,000th-hit game — is on the auction block in Steiner Sports’ second-annual Yankees Legends sale and it’s already grabbing attention.

First look: 2012 Topps Gypsy Queen baseball

One of Topps’ most popular retro baseball card lines of the year, Gypsy Queen, will be back once again in 2012.

Beckett Grading and James Spence now encapsulating, authenticating autographed baseballs

BGS and James Spence Authentication are now encapsulating, grading and authenticating autographed baseballs as part of BGS’ services with every ball permanently encased in a sonically sealed tamper-proof BallDome that features the information along its base.

A&E’s Yankeeography set impresses in packaging alone

The 16-DVD Yankeeography megaset from A&E is a collection that highlights the 27-time World Series champs and their greatest players.

Roger Maris: 50 years ago today, a legacy was born

Roger Maris’ 61 home runs in 1961 firmly placed him atop the record books awkwardly atop everyone, including Babe Ruth and Mickey Mantle — the icon of all icons and New York’s chosen son.

Entrepreneur John Rogers knows the worth of a few pictures – and it’s good business

Arkansas entrepreneur John Rogers is a noted collector — he paid $1.62 million for a Honus Wagner T206 card in 2008 — but the next step for him was to own the original pieces that have made a few baseball cards in the past but really are items that have helped shape something much more impressive, something more indelible.

Memory Lane to sell million-dollar vintage PSA collection of landmark singles and sets

Memory Lane Inc. has acquired a collection consisting of more than 20,000 PSA-graded vintage cards from a long-time collector in the northeast — a million-dollar-plus highlight reel of cardboard history.

Dem Bums take center stage in Memory Lane auction

A long-time collector of the Brooklyn Dodgers has decided to part ways with his 30-year stash of Dodger Blue treasures and Memory Lane Inc. will be the place for fans to look in its 2011 Summer Classics Auction which starts on Saturday and runs until Aug. 30.

First look: 2011 TRISTAR Obak baseball cards

TRISTAR will have plenty of things in store at this year’s National Sports Collectors Convention just two weeks away in Chicago and one of them is the debut of its latest baseball card set, 2011 Obak, which also is known as “A History of the Game.”

Weekly Highlights (July 4 – July 8)

Beckett.com’s weekly highlights for July 4 – July 8.

Lou Gehrig’s Japan Tour jersey, Joe Jackson’s bat headline Heritage’s National convention auction

Heritage Auctions has plenty in store for its auction taking place on Aug. 4 in conjunction with the National Sports Collectors Convention in Chicago — and the highlights set to hit the auction block include “Shoeless” Joe Jackson’s Black Betsy bat and a uniform worn by New York Yankees legend Lou Gehrig during the 1934 Tour of Japan.

Weekly Highlights (June 6 – June 10)

Beckett.com’s weekly highlights for June 6 – June 10.