Found 200 articles matching Sports category.
  • Jul 11 2008
  • 11 Jul 2008

You Can’t Take It With You

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. — Six, even seven days a week, Chris Lucero waits at the door of his South Broadway collectibles shop surrounded by vintage fishing lures, miles from the nearest mountain stream.

Waiting for customers. Waiting for dialysis. Waiting for the day—perhaps soon—when his body won’t allow him to wait any longer.

  • Jul 8 2008
  • 8 Jul 2008

FBI Internet Alert: Be Wary of Autographed Collectibles

Autographed collectibles are a staple in most sports memorabilia collections. They are valuable, and they hold personal meaning for the collector. However, there is a dark underbelly to the world of autographed collectibles, and the FBI wants you to be aware of it. According to the bureau, 70% of all autographed sports memorabilia sold over the Internet are fake.

  • Jul 8 2008
  • 8 Jul 2008

Baseball Collectibles—Relic Cards Carry History

The baseball-card collectibles market has undergone major changes in recent years. The ups and downs of the market have made it difficult for some collectors to make wise investments. While some cards may not be worth as much as they used to be, many card companies are doing their part to provide some valuable collectibles in their sets. One highly coveted card is the relic card.

  • Jul 7 2008
  • 7 Jul 2008

Kate Moss, Latin Art, a Gold Rush Coin, & Insuring Collectibles

In eccentric collectibles, model Kate Moss drops a hair extension in Berlin that results in bids on eBay and in fine art, a contested painting sets a new record for a Latin work. Iowan floods that brought the heartbreaking loss of a baseball legend’s memorabilia prompts an article on sports collectibles insurance, a Gold Rush-era coin is put on display, and a doll hits the big screen.

  • Jul 6 2008
  • 6 Jul 2008

Baseball Stamps Make Home-Run Collectibles

Take me out to the ballgame. Take me out with the crowd. You know the rest of the words, right? Well, did you know this song is celebrating its 100th anniversary in 2008? And what better way to celebrate this staple of the American pastime than by commemorating it with a U.S. postage stamp that’s sure to a sports collectibles hit?

  • Jul 3 2008
  • 3 Jul 2008

The History of Baseball Bobble Head Collectibles

  • Jul 2 2008
  • 2 Jul 2008

Yankee Stadium Swan Song Great for Collectibles

Yankee Stadium will bid baseball fans farewell by hosting at least one last spectacle—the 2008 All-Star Game.

  • Jun 29 2008
  • 29 Jun 2008

Bratner How to Trade

With the spring season coming to an end, there is no better time to do some cleaning of your baseball-card collection. Admit it, you have a few cards that you don’t like, don’t want and don’t need. Remember, the best collections are the ones that are focused and organized so the occasional spring-cleaning is necessary for the appearance of your set.

  • Jun 28 2008
  • 28 Jun 2008

Bobbleheads coded

At ballparks throughout the country, bobblehead collectibles are given out to fans who show up early. For instance, this year the Houston Astros will be giving out baseball bobbleheads of two local legends, Craig Biggio and Jeff Bagwell.

  • Jun 23 2008
  • 23 Jun 2008

How to Start a Baseball Card Collection

Whether you are doing it as an investment or for a hobby, starting a baseball card collection is an exciting venture. Collecting baseball cards is as much a part of growing up as Saturday morning cartoons and Hungry Hungry Hippos. That being said, many beginners experience difficulty starting their collections.