Found 203 articles matching Sports category.
  • Jul 18 2013
  • 18 Jul 2013

Collecting Outlaws: The Good, The Bad and The Ugly

Recently, gangsters were in the news in many ways. Jimmy Hoffa was “unearthed”—or wasn’t—again. Respected actor James Gandolfini, who portrayed mob boss Tony Soprano, died. […]

  • Jul 15 2013
  • 15 Jul 2013

Rare, Important A. E. Crowell Decoys to Headline Decoys Unlimited Auction

HYANNIS, Mass. – Rare and important early 20th-century decoys by the renowned carver A. E. (Elmer) Crowell, plus other highly collectible decoys, nautical items and […]

  • Jul 12 2013
  • 12 Jul 2013

MLB’s All-Star FanFest Filled with Collectible Opportunities

This weekend, the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center in New York will be home to the world’s largest interactive baseball exhibit. Major League Baseball’s annual […]

  • Jul 8 2013
  • 8 Jul 2013

Q & A with Harry Rinker: Joe Namath Football Passer Toy

QUESTION: I recently rediscovered my Joe Namath Passer, a plastic toy standing approximately two feet tall and which could “pass” a plastic football across the […]

  • Jun 24 2013
  • 24 Jun 2013

The Stanley Cup: Original Six Match-Up Provides Collectible Options

This year’s Stanley Cup Finals—won by the Chicago Blackhawks in spectacular fashion in six games earlier this week—featured two of the league’s oldest teams in […]

  • Jun 12 2013
  • 12 Jun 2013

Original Cracker Jack Baseball Cards Set Still a Sweet Treat

In 1914, the company known for the popular confection Cracker Jack released as series of baseball cards. Designated as E145 in the American Card Catalog, […]

  • Jun 4 2013
  • 4 Jun 2013

Stadium Giveaways: Tchotchke or Collectible?

Rings, bobbleheads, statues, seat cushions, trading cards, window decals and even giant foam Band-Aids; when it comes to sports stadium giveaways, if you look hard […]

  • May 31 2013
  • 31 May 2013

Like His Game, LeBron James Collectibles Play Above the Rim

The long awaited anointing of the next Michael Jordan still may be some years away, but with LeBron James in search of his second consecutive […]

  • May 23 2013
  • 23 May 2013

Indianapolis 500 Push Collectibles into High Gear

The Indianapolis 500, often referred to, as the Indy 500, is an annual race held on Memorial Day weekend at the Indianapolis Motors Speedway (IMS). […]

  • May 20 2013
  • 20 May 2013

Q & A with Harry Rinker: Thorens Music Box, H. L. Leonard Bamboo Fly Rod

QUESTION: I have a Thorens music box and a dozen 4 ½-inch metal disc records, one of which is “A Bicycle Built for Two.” The […]