Found 84 articles matching Baseball category.
  • Mar 17 2015
  • 17 Mar 2015

Spring Training Means One Thing to Collectors: Chasing Autographs

Autograph collecting is a tradition whose history has been well documented years before the concept of an organized baseball pre-season training regime took hold at […]

  • Oct 17 2014
  • 17 Oct 2014

Travis Ishikawa—Who?—Collectibles Skyrocket in Value, Availability after Heroic Homer

Well, that didn’t take long. Travis Ishikawa, a 31-year-old journeyman baseball player for the San Francisco Giants who considered retiring earlier this year because it […]

  • Jul 15 2014
  • 15 Jul 2014

Babe Ruth’s First Major League Contract with Earns a Cool Million at Centennial Auction

The Babe Ruth 100th Anniversary Auction concluded its first session this past weekend and Ruthian collectors made their mark, spending $3.6 million for the first […]

  • Jun 10 2014
  • 10 Jun 2014

Prospecting and the Evolution of Rookie Card Collecting

Collecting baseball cards of your favorite rookie players has changed drastically over the last several years. Today, a player’s first officially licensed trading card may […]

  • May 20 2014
  • 20 May 2014

LeRoy Neiman’s Marilyn Monroe Portrait on DiMaggio-Signed Baseball Nets $96,000

I met Joe DiMaggio once, when I was 17. A friend of mine was DiMaggio’s third cousin, twice-removed or something like that, and he invited […]

  • May 1 2014
  • 1 May 2014

Great Finds: Rare Babe Ruth Poster Found in Wall of Demolished House

If you have an old house in Minnesota, start tearing down those walls… they seem to have very valuable items used as insulation up there. […]

  • Apr 14 2014
  • 14 Apr 2014

Auction House seeking Great Bambio Memorabilia for Babe Ruth Centennial Auction

Babe Ruth. No other name in all of sports, or Americana, for that matter, can transcend generational divides the way he does. It seems that […]

  • Mar 11 2014
  • 11 Mar 2014

Sports Collectibles News & Notes: More Trouble for ‘King of Sport Memorabilia’

In a previous article, we reported on the legal issues that the former CEO of MastroNet Auctions, Bill Mastro, has found himself mired in for […]

  • Mar 7 2014
  • 7 Mar 2014

Rare Cuban Baseball Card Set and Ephemera Leads in Hake’s Online Auction

YORK, Pa. – With an immense array of items that fall under one of two headings: either “I had one of those!” or “I’ve never […]

  • Feb 24 2014
  • 24 Feb 2014

Iconic Sports Memorabilia Reach Impressive Numbers at Platinum Night Auction

This past weekend concluded one of the highest profile sports collectibles auctions in recent years. Held in New York City and hosted by Heritage Auctions, […]