Posted on October 1, 2011 – 12:15 am | Author: chrisolds
Baseball | 1958 Topps, 1961 Topps, 1962 Topps, Babe Ruth, Mickey Mantle, New York Yankees, Roger Maris, Tracy Stallard | Comments (8)
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.
Posted on September 20, 2011 – 2:10 pm | Author: chrisolds
Baseball | Babe Ruth, Charles Conlon, featured, Honus Wagner, Joe Jackson, John Rogers, photos, Rogers Photo Archive, Sport magazine, The Sporting News, Ty Cobb, vintage memorabilia | Comments (3)
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.
Posted on August 26, 2011 – 2:38 pm | Author: chrisolds
Baseball | Babe Ruth, Bowman, Eddie Plank, featured, Honus Wagner, Joe Jackson, Memory Lane Inc., Mickey Mantle, Nap Lajoie, PSA, Topps | Comments (6)
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.
Posted on July 26, 2011 – 4:49 pm | Author: chrisolds
Baseball | Babe Ruth, baseball cards, Brooklyn Dodgers, Casey Stengel, Jackie Robinson, Memory Lane Inc., New York Yankees, Pee Wee Reese, PSA, Roy Campanella, Vintage cards | Comments (0)
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.
Posted on July 21, 2011 – 4:39 pm | Author: chrisolds
Baseball | 2011 TRISTAR Obak, Babe Ruth, baseball cards, Cal Ripken Jr., featured, Hank Aaron, Hank Greenberg, Ichiro, Joe DiMaggio, Ken Griffey Jr, Mickey Mantle, mike trout, MLB, New York Yankees, NSCC, Obak, The National, TRISTAR, Whitey Ford | Comments (2)
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.”
Posted on July 8, 2011 – 2:52 pm | Author: tolentinotown
Beckett Updates | 2010-11 The Cup, Allen & Ginter, Babe Ruth, Dallas Cowboys, Darren Rovell, Dirk Nowitzki, featured, Field of Dreams 2, Funnyordie, Gold Standard Football, Honus Wagner, Marvel, Michael Jordan, Michael Jordan card, Mickey Mantle, MLB Cactus, NFL Lockout, panini, Ringside Boxing Round Two, Taro Tsujimoto, Taylor Lautner, Topps, Twitter, Upper Deck, Wildcat lawsuit, Wrigley Field | Comments (0)
Beckett.com’s weekly highlights for July 4 – July 8.
Posted on July 6, 2011 – 9:53 am | Author: chrisolds
Baseball | Babe Ruth, baseball memorabilia, Heritage Auctions, Joe Jackson, Lou Gehrig, New York Yankees, The National | Comments (1)
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.
Posted on June 10, 2011 – 2:16 pm | Author: tolentinotown
Uncategorized | Babe Ruth, Beckett Box Busters, Box Busters & Ripping Retail, Bryce Harper, Dick Perez, featured, First look, In The Game, itg, Michael Jordan BGS 10, Michael Jordan Rookie Card, NASCAR, Shaq Conducts, Stanley Cup, Stealth, Topps Sterling, Weekly Highlights | Comments (0)
Beckett.com’s weekly highlights for June 6 – June 10.
Posted on June 8, 2011 – 7:26 pm | Author: chrisolds
Baseball, Box Busters & Ripping Retail | 2008 Topps Sterling, Babe Ruth, baseball cards, box breaks, Box Busters & Ripping Retail, MLB, New York Yankees, Topps | Comments (1)
Beckett Baseball’s Chris Olds was at Nick’s Sports Cards on Wednesday night where he witnessed a pretty impressive pull from a collector (who didn’t want to be shown) opening 2008 Topps Triple Threads baseball.
Posted on May 18, 2011 – 3:26 pm | Author: chrisolds
Baseball | 2011 Topps MLB Sticker Collection, Babe Ruth, baseball, Joe DiMaggio, MLB, Topps | Comments (2)
Topps unveiled its plans for its 2011 MLB Sticker Collection, a 300-plus sticker release that just might entice collectors of all ages — ok, maybe younger ones — to peel and fill up an album full of today’s stars, yesterday’s legends and more.
Posted on April 29, 2011 – 4:23 pm | Author: tolentinotown
Uncategorized | 2011 NFL Draft, 2011 Prestige, 2011 Topps Gypsy Queen, 2011 TRISTAR Pursuit, Auction Action, Babe Ruth, Blaine Gabbert, Box Busters & Ripping Retail, cam newton, Clark the goalie, Football Card art, Jake Locker, Margaret Tyler, Royal Wedding, Sports Illustrated, Weekly Highlights, Weekly Roundup | Comments (0)
Beckett.com’s weekly highlights for the week of April 25 – April 29.
Posted on April 11, 2011 – 11:53 am | Author: chrisolds
Baseball, Basketball | auctions, Babe Ruth, Hank Aaron, Joe Namath, LeBron James, Memory Lane Inc., Michael Jordan, Mickey Mantle, Pete Maravich, Pete Rose, Rookie Cards, Sandy Koufax | Comments (0)
Among the lots in Memory Lane Inc.’s latest auction is one that features five pairs of game-used LeBron James size 16 Nikes — all worn during Games 2-6 of the 2008 Eastern Conference Finals. Each is signed as a 1/1 and was acquired and witnessed by Upper Deck Authenticated. The minimum bid? $5,000. The event opened on Saturday and all auctions will close on April 28.
Posted on March 9, 2011 – 12:46 pm | Author: Susan Lulgjuraj
Baseball | autographs, Babe Ruth, Babe Ruth autograph, featured, New York Yankees, TRISTAR | Comments (5)
When Geni Chavez brought her husband a Christmas present this past year, she didn’t realize it would turn into one of the best presents Manny Chavez ever received.
Posted on February 18, 2011 – 5:22 pm | Author: chrisolds
Baseball | 2010 Topps Tribute, Babe Ruth, baseball cards, Beckett Select Auctions, Chris Perez, Cleveland Indians, featured, Lou Gehrig, New York Yankees, Topps | Comments (5)
Cleveland Indians closer Chris Perez is a long-time fan and collector of the sport that he has made his life. And when he recently signed his first million-dollar big-league contract it was time to splurge on something special.