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Posted on September 23, 2013 – 1:29 pm | Author: chrisolds
Baseball, Beckett Grading Services | 1952 Topps, Beckett Grading Services, Mickey Mantle, MVG, Topps | Comments (1)
The best Beckett-graded Mick came and went on auction block this past weekend resulting in a big sale.
Posted on September 4, 2013 – 6:16 pm | Author: chrisolds
Just for Fun | 1987 Fleer, 1987 Topps, Adrian Peterson, Batman, Bay boys, Boston Red Sox, Captain America, David Wright, Jose Bautista, Jose Canseco, Marvel Fleer Retro, Matt Harvey, Michael Jordan, Mickey Mantle, NASCAR, New York Yankees, Panini America, Panini Black, Roger Maris, soccer, Stephen Strasburg, The Three Stooges, Topps, Tracy Hackler, Tracy McGrady, UD Black, Upper Deck | Comments (9)
Who do you choose? It’s a simple question, but when it comes to cardboard it might not always be an easy choice.
Posted on September 3, 2013 – 1:25 pm | Author: chrisolds
Baseball | Babe Ruth, Dennis Eckersley, Hank Aaron, Memory Lane Inc., Mickey Mantle, Nolan Ryan, PSA, Ron Santo, Sandy Koufax, Ted Williams, Topps, vintage baseball cards, Willie Mays | Comments (2)
A PSA 9 copy of Mickey Mantle’s 1951 Bowman Rookie Card sold for a reported record-high during Memory Lane Inc.’s $1.4 million summer catalog auction completed this weekend.
Posted on August 20, 2013 – 5:09 pm | Author: chrisolds
Baseball, Box Busters & Ripping Retail | baseball cards, Don Mattingly, Excell Marketing, Fairfield Company, Mickey Mantle, New York Yankees, New York Yankees Fan Box, Target | Comments (3)
Join Beckett Baseball’s Chris Olds as he rips into a New York Yankees Fan Box — a retail repackage product featuring nothing but pinstripes — in this latest episode of Ripping Retail.
Posted on August 13, 2013 – 1:08 pm | Author: chrisolds
Baseball, Basketball, Beckett 20 Questions, Football, Hockey | autographs, Beckett 20 Questions, Danny Ainge, Eddie Lacy, Gale Sayers, Geno Smith, Michael Jordan, Mickey Mantle, Panini America, prospecting, Ron Cey, rookie card, Rookie Cards, Tiger Woods, Topps, Upper Deck | Comments (8)
It’s no secret to many of those who buy, sell and collect that there’s one type of card that will outsell all the others no matter what happens to a player during or after his career.
Posted on August 3, 2013 – 1:49 am | Author: Dan Good
Baseball, National Sports Collectors Convention, Non-Sports | 2013 National Sports Collectors Convention, auction, beatles, Lou Gehrig, Mickey Mantle, Yankees | Comments (0)
By Dan Good | Contributing Editor A Mickey Mantle game-worn jersey drew $454,100 (including premiums) in Legendary Auctions’ Friday sale, one of the highest prices ever paid for a baseball jersey. Mantle wore the jersey during the end of the 1963 season. After the season ended, the jersey was shipped to minor-league Binghampton, and GM [...]
Posted on August 2, 2013 – 4:41 pm | Author: Dan Good
Baseball, National Sports Collectors Convention | 1952 Topps, 2013 National Sports Collectors Convention, convention, crime, grading, Mickey Mantle, NSCC, stolen mantle, Topps, Yankees | Comments (7)
By Dan Good | Contributing Editor Thieves stole a 1952 Topps Mickey Mantle from a dealer’s case at the National Sports Collectors Convention – and now authorities and fellow dealers are trying to track down the card. Jeff Foy, a dealer with Indianapolis-based Card Country, said he believes a group of three people were likely [...]
Posted on July 1, 2013 – 7:32 am | Author: Susan Lulgjuraj
Baseball, Basketball, Football, Golf | 1952 Mickey Mantle, BGS, Bo Jackson, Evan Mathis, Frank Thomas, Mickey Mantle, nfl, Philadelphia Eagles, PSA | Comments (11)
Philadelphia Eagles guard Evan Mathis is an avid card collector. He owns some of the hobby’s rarest cards.
Posted on April 29, 2013 – 11:35 am | Author: chrisolds
Baseball | Brooklyn Dodgers, Jackie Robinson, Mickey Mantle, New York Yankees, Steiner Sports | Comments (1)
The Mick will help New York and New Jersey rebuild after Hurricane Sandy.
Posted on April 18, 2013 – 1:38 pm | Author: chrisolds
Baseball | baseball, Dave Hobrecht, Ernie Banks, game-used dirt, Mickey Mantle, MLB, sports art, Ted Williams, Tony Gwynn | Comments (4)
It’s game-used art — as in artwork with actual game-used dirt from MLB stadiums ground and mixed into the charcoal and pastel used to make the pieces.