Posted on September 13, 2012 – 12:00 pm | Author: chrisolds
Baseball, Beckett Updates, News Categories | Bradley Wells, Donruss, FBI, featured, game-used memorabilia, MLB Properties, MLBPA, Panini America, Topps, Upper Deck | Comments (29)
Olds’ Opinion: Allegation of problems in the game-used industry shouldn’t mean every item or every memorabilia card is suspect.
Posted on September 10, 2012 – 4:52 pm | Author: Susan Lulgjuraj
Beckett Updates, Breaker Central, Hockey, News Categories | 2011-12 Panini Prime Hockey, Box Busters & Ripping Retail, game-used memorabilia, Panini America | Comments (9)
Check out this Box Busters video with Beckett Hockey Editor Susan Lulgjuraj opening 2011-12 Panini Prime.
Posted on September 6, 2012 – 1:46 pm | Author: chrisolds
Auction News, Baseball, Basketball, Beckett Updates, Football, Hockey, News Categories | Authentic Sports Inc., Bradley Wells, game-used memorabilia, Historic Auctions | Comments (26)
A Florida-based dealer pleaded guilty to mail fraud charges in a federal court on Thursday for his role in marketing and selling fraudulent game-used memorabilia.
Posted on August 4, 2012 – 12:36 pm | Author: Susan Lulgjuraj
Baseball | 2012 National Sports Collectors Convention, game-used memorabilia, Mel Ott | Comments (5)
BALTIMORE – The bat Frank Robinson used to hit his 500th home run sat in its own display case in the front of a booth. Onlookers stopped and marveled. It brought attention to JT Sports’ booth where game-used bats were everywhere.
Posted on July 27, 2012 – 5:30 pm | Author: chrisolds
Baseball | authentication, baseball, baseball bats, game-used bats, game-used memorabilia, Hall of Famers, MLB, PSA | Comments (3)
PSA is helping bring order to the chaos of game-used baseball bat collecting with a new resource for collectors.
Posted on June 8, 2012 – 12:04 pm | Author: chrisolds
Basketball | featured, game-used, game-used memorabilia, game-used shoes, Kobe Bryant, Los Angeles Lakers, NBA, Nike, Panini America, Panini Father's Day, Phil Knight | Comments (18)
When it comes to game-used memorabilia, not much is more iconic for a basketball player than his shoes.
Posted on May 20, 2012 – 11:57 am | Author: chrisolds
Baseball | Babe Ruth, featured, game-used memorabilia, New York Yankees, SCP Auctions | Comments (5)
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.
Posted on May 10, 2012 – 11:15 am | Author: Susan Lulgjuraj
Baseball | Alex Rodriguez, derek jeter, game-used memorabilia, New York Yankees, Nick Swisher, Robinson Cano, Steiner Sports | Comments (0)
Only two times in New York Yankees history has the team worn throwback uniforms.
Posted on March 30, 2012 – 4:35 pm | Author: chrisolds
Baseball | 2011 Prime Cuts, autographs, baseball cards, featured, game-used memorabilia, MLBPA, Panini America, prime memorabilia | Comments (28)
Panini America’s first high-end baseball card line under its MLBPA license has been delayed a bit — now scheduled for an April 11 release — but the newest batch of preview images for 2011 Prime Cuts released on Friday show that it just might be worth the wait.
Posted on March 28, 2012 – 10:52 am | Author: chrisolds
Baseball | Baden Axe, baseball bats, game-used, game-used memorabilia, Jimmy Rollins, Philadelphia Phillies | Comments (0)
There’s something new for game-used collectors to look for as the Baden Axe is a model with a simple difference — its knob is skewed and tapered
Posted on March 1, 2012 – 11:07 am | Author: chrisolds
Baseball | Babe Ruth, featured, game-used memorabilia, New York Yankees, SCP Auctions | Comments (14)
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.
Posted on February 1, 2012 – 4:21 pm | Author: Susan Lulgjuraj
Football | featured, football, game-used memorabilia, nfl, super bowl, Super Bowl XLVI | Comments (8)
Once the Super Bowl is over, sports fanatics will scour the Internet and auction houses for pieces from Super Bowl XLVI – especially if their team wins.
Posted on December 21, 2011 – 12:03 pm | Author: chrisolds
Baseball, Basketball, Football, Hockey, Non-Sports, Pro Wrestling, Racing, Soccer | Beckett Sports Card Monthly, featured, game-used, game-used memorabilia, Panini America, Topps, Upper Deck, Your Turn | Comments (31)
We’re not wanting a dream list or a who’s who of sports legends. We simply want to know … What types of game-used memorabilia would you like to see more of (in any sport)?
Posted on December 20, 2011 – 7:59 pm | Author: chrisolds
Baseball, Basketball, Football, Hockey, Non-Sports, Pro Wrestling, Racing, Soccer | Absolute Memorabilia, Certified, featured, Fleer, game-used memorabilia, In The Game, memorabilia cards, Panini America, press pass, Topps, Triple Threads, Upper Deck | Comments (9)
We took the time to do some digging in the Beckett database to crunch the numbers and discover a bit more about memorabilia cards. The statistics? Well, they are quite telling.
Posted on November 23, 2011 – 4:29 pm | Author: chrisolds
Baseball, Football | 8D Network, Chris Chambliss, Curtis Granderson, game-used memorabilia, Joe Namath, New York Yankees, Pablo Sandoval, Robinson Cano, Russell Martin, Vida Blue, Willie McCovey | Comments (0)
A trio of game-used New York Yankees jerseys from one memorable game this season — and one from a rather memorable game from 35 years ago — have hit the auction block through the 8D Network’s first auction, which launched today.
Posted on November 21, 2011 – 8:38 pm | Author: chrisolds
Baseball, Football | baseball, football, game-used cards, game-used memorabilia, JO Sports Co., MLB, nfl | Comments (16)
The New York Daily News reported on Monday night that three sports memorabilia dealers pleaded guilty to mail fraud on Monday as part of a long-running investigation conducted by the FBI and other federal agencies.
Posted on October 10, 2011 – 11:59 am | Author: chrisolds
Baseball, Basketball, Football | 8D Network, Andres Torres, Fred Biletnikoff, game-used memorabilia, Jack Tatum, Kerri Walsh, Pablo Sandoval | Comments (1)
the 8D Network is a way for athletes to have their causes be found and a portal to help bring the casual fans into the sports memorabilia world while bringing the memorabilia collectors in as well all in once place. If needed, it also offers support for those groups to have websites built.
Posted on September 20, 2011 – 10:24 am | Author: chrisolds
Baseball | autographs, featured, game-used memorabilia, Mariano Rivera, MLB, New York Yankees, Steiner Sports, Yankees | Comments (2)
New York Yankees closer Mariano Rivera now sits atop the all-time saves list with 602 — and counting — and that means one thing … Steiner Sports has the commemorative memorabilia covered.
Posted on September 8, 2011 – 7:49 pm | Author: chrisolds
Football | featured, football, game-used memorabilia, Green Bay Packers, Lambeau Field, New Orleans Saints, nfl | Comments (0)
As we march toward the 10th anniversary of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks with a new NFL season here this evening with the Packers-Saints game, one new piece of one-of-a-kind memorabilia up for grabs each and every week has a bit more appeal than it might in different days.
Posted on July 12, 2011 – 7:20 pm | Author: chrisolds
Baseball | baseball, Bryce Harper, featured, Futures Game, game-used memorabilia, MLB All-Star Game, MLB auctions, MLB authentication | Comments (4)
The batting helmet and cap used by the 18-year-old Washington Nationals outfield prospect during his 0-for-4 day at the Futures Game as part of the MLB All-Star Game festivities have hit the auction block and they’re in demand.
Posted on July 8, 2011 – 2:14 pm | Author: chrisolds
Basketball | 2010-11 Panini National Treasures, autographs, basketball cards, Chris Andersen, game-used memorabilia, National Treasures, NBA, Panini America | Comments (6)
The high-end NBA release that is Panini’s National Treasures arrives on Aug. 3 with plenty inside its famed wooden boxes, but that nearly month-long wait was satiated somewhat on Friday afternoon as Panini unleashed a new wave of card images for collectors to examine.
Posted on June 27, 2011 – 3:24 pm | Author: chrisolds
Baseball | @usabaseball, baseball memorabilia, Bryce Harper, Clayton Kershaw, featured, game-used memorabilia, Mark Teixeira, Mike Moustakas, mike trout, Nine Innings of Summer, Pedro Alvarez, Twitter, USA Baseball, USABaseball.com | Comments (0)
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 […]
Posted on April 23, 2011 – 7:18 pm | Author: chrisolds
Baseball | @Bharp34, Bryce Harper, featured, game-used memorabilia, Hagerstown Suns, milb, MLB authentication | Comments (1)
The lineup card, several baseballs and the locker nameplate used in Bryce Harper’s first minor league game have all been authenticated and stashed away for upcoming auctions, according to an MLB employee who gave Beckett Media an exclusive peek at some of the items this week.
Posted on March 31, 2011 – 4:59 pm | Author: chrisolds
Baseball | 2011 Preferred Players Collection, baseball, featured, game-used memorabilia, MLB, Onyx Authenticated | Comments (5)
Landing an unquestionably authentic item of a promising prospect before he’s a star? That takes some work — unless the prospect is a member of the Onyx Authenticated team.
Posted on August 12, 2009 – 1:37 pm | Author: chrisolds
Basketball | basketball cards, basketball shoes, game-used memorabilia, game-used shoes, NBA, Panini America | Comments (1)
And while I’ll be the first to say that I don’t collect much basketball these days, there seems to be one signature piece of memorabilia that’s seriously under-appreciated when it comes to basketball cards.