Tag Archives: Christy Mathewson

The $400,000 1952 Topps Mickey Mantle and other top sales from the 2015 Goldin Summer Auction

000000 By Ryan Cracknell | Hobby Editor $400,000 for a 1952 Topps Mickey Mantle? That’s what a top-condition copy of the card sold for at the 2015 Goldin Summer Auction. Actually, the final price with buyer’s premium was $400,950 for the iconic card, which has been graded a PSA 8. The Mantle was the top […]

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.

Elemetal readies next round of T206 legends

Elemetal, a Dallas, Texas-based company that has fused precious metals along with sports cards, has its second subject in its line of T206 Silver Bar Baseball Greats series and it’s Cy Young.

Beckett 20 Questions … on the World Series

The World Series all comes down to one game on Wednesday night — the winner take all in Game 7.

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.

Thousands of dollars, garters & fisticuffs: Old baseball cards we never see can offer surprises

While Christy Mathewson was known as “The Christian Gentleman,” there seems to be some funny business going on here.

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.

Ohio man finds obscure cards in attic; Could be worth millions

Digging through an attic can be fun by uncovering old family treasures, secrets and sometimes even a stash of old baseball cards.

First look: Sportskings Series E

000000 By Susan Lulgjuraj | Contributing Editor Sports Kings LLP is gearing up for another release this spring with Sportskings Series E, a high-end product featuring athletes across a broad range of sports. Each box – with a pre-release price around $100 – contains five cards: three base (including random minis), one base with a […]

When a piece of cardboard satisfies …

Recently, though, I added a card that had quietly screamed for my attention in recent years, a card that, to me, defines perfection for its time — though my copy is nowhere near perfect at all