Found 89 articles matching Baseball category.
  • May 17 2017
  • 17 May 2017

Auction Update May 2017

Auction Update May 2017 Welcome back… If you collect rare, luxury, or celebrity items, you’ll like this month’s Auction Talk. Items crossing the block in […]

  • Mar 22 2017
  • 22 Mar 2017

Heritage Auctions’ Platinum Night Sets New Sports Memorabilia Records

  After a record-setting year for the sports collectibles market in 2016, the first premier event of the new year once again raised the bar. […]

  • Jan 25 2017
  • 25 Jan 2017

Sports Collectibles Set New Records in 2016

While some argue about whether the year 2016 was a net positive or negative, there is no denying that 2016 was a record-setting year for […]

  • Nov 30 2016
  • 30 Nov 2016

Mickey Mantle 1952 Topps Card Joins Ranks of Cardboard Elite at Heritage Sale

DALLAS – Heritage Auctions, a major player in the sports collectibles market, recently completed its Fall Catalog Auction. Many new realized price records were set […]

  • Oct 25 2016
  • 25 Oct 2016

The 2016 Chicago Cubs-Cleveland Indians World Series Loaded with Memorabilia Opportunities

This year’s Fall Classic featured two historic franchises with similar backgrounds. Both the Cleveland Indians and the Chicago Cubs have been cornerstone franchises of professional […]

  • 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 […]