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You Should’ve Kept Your Mickey Mantle Cards

October 4, 2016

In 1960, Topps Co. cleared space in its cramped Brooklyn warehouse by renting a barge, loading it with boxes of baseball cards that had sold poorly and dumping them in the Atlantic Ocean.... Read More

Two Bequeathed Baseballs Stored In Lockbox Sell For $71K, Autographed By Babe Ruth And FDR

August 23, 2016

In June, Denver's Mile High Card Company received the type of phone call that sports auction houses dream of. A family living about 15 miles away had a collection of their grandfather’s very special baseballs, which had been handed down through three ... Read More

Wisconsin Cop Hits The Jackpot With Ty Cobb Poster Hung In Barn For 90 Years

June 21, 2016

Earlier this year a Wisconsin police officer overheard a lively conversation at his station. The topic was a TV story about the Lucky 7 Ty Cobb tobacco card find in the South. By now, you’ve probably heard that family cleaning out their great grandfather’s house happened upon... Read More

Baseball Card Of Arch-Villain Ty Cobb Nearly Doubles In Value To $104K In Just Six Months

June 3, 2016

When it came to investing Ty Cobb was as ferocious and as successful as he was on the baseball field. Think of a nasty Warren Buffet in a baseball cap and in sharp-spikes. Growing up with farmers, the Georgia Peach decided that the ... Read More

Valuable Vintage Football Helmets Help Document The History Of Concussions And Deaths

February 8, 2016

Valuable Vintage Football Helmets Help Document The History Of Concussions And Deaths... Read More

Many baseball cards drop in value, some skyrocket

April 7, 2015

In the digital age, you can get stats about baseball and rosters online. With tools like that, will baseball cards stand a chance? Yes, says Brian Drent, the owner of an online sports memorabilia auction business. But the market has changed a lot.... Read More

Babe Ruth and Al Capone: Pals’ autographed baseball is up for auction

January 24, 2013

It was neat enough, getting the likes of New York Yankees slugger Babe Ruth and "Scarface" Al Capone, icons of 1920s America, to autograph the same baseball. Hall of Fame pitcher Herb Pennock, a longtime teammate of Ruth's, somehow made it happen during the the 1931 season... Read More