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Tag Archives: baseball memorabilia

Simplicity and greatness all with a click

They’re as simple as it gets when it comes to a Hall of Fame collectible, they have been around for years and are heavily chased as autograph items.

Murray Chass’ piece offers common sense in Halper mud-slinging

If you’ve read an item or two mentioning Barry Halper’s name recently, the portrayals of the deceased iconic collector have been far from flattering in items published by both Deadspin and The New York Post.

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.

Decade of Documentation: MLB Authentication program hits milestone

Beckett Baseball recently caught up with Michael Posner, the MLB Authentication Program Manager, for a trip down Memory Lane and to revisit some of the basics of the program for newcomers to the hobby.

USA Baseball isn’t messing around with its Nine Innings of Summer promotion — game-used items up for grabs

By Chris Olds | Baseball Editor | Commentary Perhaps it’s just a personal bias toward the Red, White and Blue uniforms worn by some of the best baseball players in the country long before they become pros, but the Nine Innings of Summer promotion currently under way from the USA Baseball organization is one that […]

“Macho Man” Randy Savage, err Randy Poffo, may not have had a baseball card but … I found something else

I hit the Buy It Now button, knowing full well that I could be quite disappointed in an inexpensive but trivial purchase — but I wanted a piece of Poffo, the baseball player, to go with my 1994 Action Packed Macho Man autograph.