42 – Collecting Jackie Robinson is Collecting an American Legend
Jack Roosevelt “Jackie” Robinson was more than a baseball player; he was a pioneer, a patriot and quickly became a legend. When he took the […]
Catching a Piece of Baseball History: Collecting Vintage Fielders’ Gloves
There may be no better way to chronicle the history of America’s pastime than by examining the evolution of one its primary pieces of player […]
Toys, Glass, Petroliana Fetch Top Dollar in Auction
RAYMOND, Ill. — A standard-glaze portrait vase bearing the likeness of a cocker spaniel sold for $2,640 on the last day of a three-day auction […]
Auction House, Damaged by Sandy, Returns with Toy, Book, Memorabilia Sales
LYNBROOK, N.Y.— Three auctions have been scheduled for February and March featuring historical memorabilia, rare books, stamps, and coins hosted by Phillip Weiss Auctions. The […]
Fans Go Batty for Lousiville Slugger Museum
Editor’s Note: Some of the most sought-after collectibles are sports related. And near the top of that list are Louisville Sluggers. Here is a look at a museum dedicated to the official bat of Major League Baseball.
Phillies Collectibles To Get You Ready For The World Series
As the 104th World Series gets underway, I thought it was time to pay my respect to the teams who’ve made it this far. Last week, I did a piece on Tampa Rays collectibles. Now, it’s time to honor the rich history of the Philadelphia Phillies.
Buy “Cinderella” Rays Collectibles Now
Since their inception in 1998, the Tampa Bay Rays have suffered through some of the worst seasons in MLB history. Not a good record for collectibles. Every year, the team would finish with one of the worst records in the entire league. It seemed the franchise would never be able to turn things around.
Yankee Stadium Farewell
Editor’s Note: Dan Borsey is a collector, and baseball is his passion. In Farewell to Yankee Stadium, he writes about his most precious collectibles—memories.