Found 199 articles matching Sports category.
  • Nov 4 2015
  • 4 Nov 2015

Display and Care of Your Decoy Collection

Decoys were subjected to extremes of temperature and weather conditions in their working life. In your collection, keeping them away from such extremes is important. […]

  • Sep 6 2015
  • 6 Sep 2015

Sports Collectibles News & Notes: Home Renovation Yields Baseball Treasure

Imagine gutting the basement walls of a dilapidated home only to find a long lost treasure. We’ve heard these stories before: the guy who found […]

  • 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 […]

  • Feb 11 2015
  • 11 Feb 2015

58¢ Thrift Store Sweater was Vince Lombardi’s, could net $20,000 at Auction

I thought I had made a good thrift store sweater deal when I turned a $2 purchase into a $60 sale. Well, compared to a Tennessee […]

  • 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 […]

  • Sep 25 2014
  • 25 Sep 2014

Outdoorsman Revolver Owned & Used by First Lady Eleanor Roosevelt to Cross Block

FAIRFIELD, Maine – A Smith & Wesson cased revolver belonging to—and used by—First Lady Eleanor Roosevelt is one of many firearms to come up for […]

  • Aug 19 2014
  • 19 Aug 2014

Hallowed Relics of the Gridiron on Display at New College Football Hall of Fame

In just a couple of weeks, large portions of the country will joyously shout out many of the following phrases, while many, many more will […]

  • 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 […]