Tag Archives: New York Yankees

Ichiro Suzuki is a … New York Yankee?

Japanese superstar and future Hall of Famer Ichiro Suzuki has been traded to the New York Yankees.

ESPN’s Mint Condition: Charlie Sheen & King James

ESPN’s weekly sports card and memorabilia segment, “Mint Condition,” has talked with noted collector Charlie Sheen and Upper Deck about LeBron James.

Don Larsen’s perfect-game uni headed to auction

Don Larsen’s perfect game jersey will be auctioned start on Oct. 8 through Steiner Sports.

Memory Lane to display Babe Ruth cards at NSCC

The Bambino is going back to Baltimore.

The NSCC: Who’s signing in Baltimore this year?

Here’s the lineup of signers for the National Sports Collectors Convention.

Babe Ruth game-used jersey sells for $4.4 million

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.

Despite injury, Mariano Rivera’s RC remains hot

It may not look like much, but the baseball card seen here is the most-valuable release in one of the most-important sets of the 1990s.

Steiner selling Yankees’ game-used throwback unis

Only two times in New York Yankees history has the team worn throwback uniforms.

Topps revisits old cards through books

Topps is taking collectors on a tour through its history with a series of books dedicated to trading cards.

Updated: Upper Deck loses case over redemptions

A Michigan man took Upper Deck to court over redemption cards that were not fulfilled and won his case back in March, a $1,329 judgment. But as of April 12, he had not been paid.

Readers Write: Reaction to The Autograph Issue

From time to time, we’ll showcase a Readers Write letter here online before it appears in a magazine. Here’s one that arrived on Tuesday …

McFarlane readies high-end Derek Jeter statue

McFarlane Toys is going uptown with a limited edition statue of one Bronx Bomber.

Oyo Sportstoys readies for rookie season in MLB

Sometimes the ideas come from out of nowhere, but for Tom Skripps it came after building a spaceship from a certain popular building-block brand and a subsequent trip to Fenway Park to see his Boston Red Sox play.

Derek Jeter’s 3,000th hit fan gets his own card

If you thought it was tough getting on a baseball card, you should try pulling one.

Mickey Mantle is Topps’ fifth Prime 9 redemption

Topps has announced its fifth HTA Prime 9 card of the year, and it’s Mickey Mantle who is the newest player to be part of its hobby shop redemption card program.

Reggie Jackson is Topps’ fourth Prime 9 card

Topps has announced its fourth HTA Prime 9 card, and it’s Reggie Jackson who is the newest player to be part of its hobby shop redemption card program.

Earliest known Babe Ruth game-used New York Yankees jersey hits auction block in April

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.

Preview Gallery: 2012 Topps Heritage baseball

This year’s edition of the hobby’s annual throwback to yesteryear, Topps Heritage, isn’t set to arrive in hobby shops until March 14, but we got our hands on an early sample box and cracked it without the cameras rolling.

Babe Ruth is Topps’ second Prime 9 redemption

Topps announced its second HTA Prime 9 card today, and it’s Babe Ruth who is the second player to be part of its hobby shop redemption card program.

First look: 2012 Topps Chrome baseball cards

If Bowman is the home of the Rookie Card, then Topps Chrome might be the home of the diecut card.

Move over Bert and Ernie … here are the Bleacher Creatures

Just think if Sesame Street came to your street — or maybe Lansdowne Street, Blake Street or any other street with a sports arena to be found.

Onyx Authenticated plans event with New York Yankees players, prospects

Onyx Authenticated is a relative newcomer on the packaged memorabilia scene, and it’s got an event planned with several newcomers to one of the grandest baseball teams of them all.

(Updated) Card Gallery: 2012 Topps baseball

While we’re a few days away from Feb. 1 — aka the official arrival day for this year’s version of the hobby’s most-collected set, Topps baseball — we’ll offer some peaks at what’s inside the wrappers in the simplest way possible.

First look: 2012 Topps Solid Golden Greats

With five days remaining until the arrival of the hobby’s most collected baseball card set, Topps has pulled back the curtain on a set of rather lustrous cards that will be found in packs of 2012 Topps as redemptions.

Auction Watch: The sweet smell of socks-cess?

You might not think that a pair of stirrup socks would be worth one’s time at auction … but this dynamic duo proved that notion wrong last fall when they appeared on the auction block via Heritage Auctions.

Little League card is a big deal for one Mom

For some collectors, a find like this Yearbook card from 2011 Donruss Elite Extra Edition might be something they skip right over as they tear through pack after pack in search of autographs.

Topps corrects Lou Gehrig Triple Threads error — with a cut autograph

Topps has corrected a high-profile mistake on a high-profile game-used memorabilia card for an Arizona-based collector in a pretty grand fashion.

Box Busters: 2011 Donruss Limited Cuts

Join Beckett Baseball’s Chris Olds and Brian Fleischer as they rip into a pair of $200 2011 Donruss Limited Cuts packs in this latest edition of Box Busters.

Did you know? … Jose Cano has a story

It’s a 1990 Bowman Jose Cano Rookie Card — card No. 68 — and it’s generously valued at a nickel. But the story part? Did you know that this once 27-year-old pitcher with six games in the big leagues in 1989 has a pretty famous son?

A not-so-common collecting challenge arises

We all have our “common” players who we collect for varying reasons. We all have our local stars who made it or a college player who defied the odds and made it to pro sports from Smalltown USA.

TOTALLY FAKE BASEBALL CARDS II: 29 Albert Pujols cards you won’t see in 2012 … and one you might

This year’s biggest question in baseball is “Where will Albert Pujols go?” and it’s one that has ramifications for the game, its salary records and, of course, for many a collectors’ baseball cards.

Yankees grand slam jerseys join Chris Chambliss relic in 8D Network’s debut auction

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.

Bidding on Cuba’s Yoennis Cespedes heats up with collectors, too

Get out your World Baseball Classic cards from various 2009 Topps brands, boys and girls … there’s some hunting to do.

Game-used Mariano Rivera jersey headlines latest Steiner Yankees auction

The jersey Mariano Rivera wore for his 22nd save this season — also Derek Jeter’s 3,000th-hit game — is on the auction block in Steiner Sports’ second-annual Yankees Legends sale and it’s already grabbing attention.

First look: 2012 Topps Gypsy Queen baseball

One of Topps’ most popular retro baseball card lines of the year, Gypsy Queen, will be back once again in 2012.