1. Derek Jeter's Return Could Boost Interest in Rookie Cards

    Since the days of overproduction, the baseball-card industry has definitely seen its share of highs and lows. However, the same could be said for the New York Yankees ...

    Rich Mueller Written by Rich Mueller about 1 year ago 1,090 reads 0 comments

  2. Blackhawks Fans Go Ga-Ga over Memorabilia After Stanley Cup Final Win

    The Chicago Blackhawks finished a great year with an epic come-from-behind victory in Game 6 of the Stanley Cup Final to win the series four games to two...

    Rich Mueller Written by Rich Mueller about 1 year ago 1,371 reads 0 comments

  3. Thousands of Mickey Mantle's First Topps Cards Were Dumped into Ocean

    Nearly 45 years after he played his last game, New York Yankees legend Mickey Mantle still rivals a Greek God to many baseball fans and collectors. A seven-time World Series champion, Mantle was a human highlight reel...

    Rich Mueller Written by Rich Mueller about 1 year ago 5,758 reads 1 comments

  4. Babe Ruth Upsets Honus Wagner in Classic Baseball Card Slugfest

    The sports memorabilia world is still buzzing over an auction result that can rightly be considered an upset. For the first time ever, a 1914 Baltimore News Babe Ruth rookie card sold for more money than the famed T206 Honus Wagner...

    Rich Mueller Written by Rich Mueller about 1 year ago 4,917 reads 3 comments

  5. New T206 Honus Wagner Card on Auction Block

    Another example of the baseball card collector's "holy grail" is on the auction block. Just a few weeks after a T206 Honus Wagner tobacco card brought $2.1 million , another one of the 1909 rarities is up for bid...

    Rich Mueller Written by Rich Mueller about over 1 year ago 746 reads 1 comments

  6. Reggie Jackson's 1977 World Series Jersey Set to Be Sold

    Mr. October’s most famous pinstripes are going on the auction block. As first reported by Sports Collectors Daily, the jersey Reggie Jackson was wearing October 18, 1977, ...

    Rich Mueller Written by Rich Mueller about over 1 year ago 530 reads 1 comments

  7. Mike Eruzione's 'Miracle on Ice' Stick, Jersey Going Up for Bid

    Mike Eruzione , whose goal late in the final period pushed the 1980 U.S. Olympic hockey team to the ‘Miracle on Ice’ victory over the powerhouse Soviet Union Red Army ...

    Rich Mueller Written by Rich Mueller about over 1 year ago 558 reads 0 comments

  8. Graded Baseball Cards: 1990s Revolution Now Mainstream

    If you collected baseball cards more than 20 years ago, chances are you knew little or nothing about the whole concept. You were happy with your Topps Mattingly and your Griffey Jr...

    Rich Mueller Written by Rich Mueller about over 2 years ago 631 reads 1 comments

  9. 1953 NBA All-Star Game: When Ft. Wayne Was Center of Hoops Universe

    There once was a time when you didn't have to be the biggest city in your region, or even in your state, to have a pro sports franchise. You could be in Akron. Green Bay. Portsmouth...

    Rich Mueller Written by Rich Mueller about over 2 years ago 453 reads 0 comments

  10. The $21,580 Jeremy Lin Card: What the Buyer Could Have Bought Instead

    Someone spent $21,580 on an autographed Panini National Treasures Jeremy Lin rookie card last week. Telling anyone how to spend their own (hopefully) hard-earned money isn't ...

    Rich Mueller Written by Rich Mueller about over 2 years ago 2,066 reads 5 comments

  11. Super Bowl Rings Have Grown in Value Since Packers Won First

    Players say they want a Super Bowl ring because of what it represents: tangible validation of the old adage that hard work pays off. It’s verification that your team was the very best in the National Football League that season...

    Rich Mueller Written by Rich Mueller about almost 3 years ago 14,736 reads 1 comments

  12. Basketball Hall of Fame Auction Includes Vintage NBA Jerseys, Championship Rings

    Grey Flannel Auctions has announced details of its Sixth Annual Basketball Hall of Fame Induction Auction and other special events associated with the Hall's induction ceremony. The live auction will take place on Friday, Aug...

    Rich Mueller Written by Rich Mueller about 3 years ago 501 reads 0 comments

  13. DiMaggio-Monroe Kiss Ball Story Dates to Hollywood Softball League

    It's faded, but we're guessing the DNA is still there somewhere. The signature seems undeniable. The 1952 New York Yankees team-signed baseball, signed by both Joe DiMaggio and ...

    Rich Mueller Written by Rich Mueller about 3 years ago 49 reads 0 comments

  14. MLB High-Grade Vintage Trading Card Sets Pace at Auction

    Some vintage baseball and football card sets, painstakingly put together to rank among the highest graded sets known, brought plenty of interest in an auction conducted by Michigan-based Greg Bussineau last week...

    Rich Mueller Written by Rich Mueller about 3 years ago 227 reads 0 comments

  15. Olympic Collectors, Dealers Will Descend on Chicago Too

    For the first time ever, the World Olympic Collectors Fair will be held in North America. The Fair will be held in conjunction with the 2011 National Sports Collectors Convention, to be held at the Donald E...

    Rich Mueller Written by Rich Mueller about 3 years ago 177 reads 0 comments

  16. Editor's Blog: Sports Collector Classifieds, Chicago Family Feud, Etc.

    John Buskey, a retired military man from North Carolina, has started a website aimed at helping collectors buy and sell items at little or no cost...

    Rich Mueller Written by Rich Mueller about 3 years ago 27 reads 0 comments

  17. TitleRings.com Spotlights Growing Niche For Championship Rings

    They were once considered little reminders of a special season. Nothing more, really. Something to show friends and family. A conversation piece to wear during the off-season...

    Rich Mueller Written by Rich Mueller about 3 years ago 716 reads 0 comments

  18. World's Best Mickey Mantle Baseball Card Collection Going on Display

    The single best high-grade Mickey Mantle baseball card collection will be on exhibit at the 2011 National Sports Collectors Convention in Chicago next month...

    Rich Mueller Written by Rich Mueller about 3 years ago 1,427 reads 0 comments

  19. NFL Championship Rings Coveted by Players, Collectors

    When Green Bay Packers President Mark Murphy was asked about the new NFL Championship rings to be presented to Green Bay players, he said, “They wanted big and they wanted bling...

    Rich Mueller Written by Rich Mueller about 3 years ago 1,798 reads 0 comments