DHL All-Star FanFest – Contest
At the DHL All-Star FanFest, Reporter Dan Borsey and Cameraman Matt Kohn capture a little slice of American life at the finals of the “Take Me Out to the Ballgame” video/song contest. The big prize? The winner gets to sing “Take Me Out to the Ballgame” in the seventh inning of the 2008 MLB All-Star Game at Yankee Stadium!
Beijing Olympic Collectibles? Phelps Takes the Gold
For sports collectibles enthusiasts, the 2008 Summer Olympics—so far—can be summed up in two words: Michael Phelps. The swimmer, who now has more gold medals than any other Olympic athlete in history, appears well on his way to capturing the eight many predicted he would earn at the Beijing Games.
Peacock Elvis, stolen paintings found, Honus Wagner collectibles
Are you collectibles crazy? A celebrity fan? Do you have a hunka-hunka burning desire to own Elvis’ peacock jumpsuit? (Yes, you read that right, PEACOCK.)
Antique Baseball Gloves—How the Game Used to Be
Baseball fans are like historians in many ways. They pride themselves on being able to quote arcane stats, facts and stories. One aspect of sports collectibles that is important to many historians of the game is baseball-glove collecting. Collectors are fascinated by antique gloves that tell stories of the development of this incredible sport
Stolen Shakespeare, George W. dum gum, Sgt. Pepper and baseball collectibles
Catching a possible Shakespeare thief, honoring a legacy of political collectibles, a record for Beatles memorabilia and the end of a Yankees era make recent antiques and collectibles news, while a work by a female painter fetches record prices in the contemporary-art market.
Sports E-Cards—Collectibles of the 21st Century?
It’s no secret the Internet has changed the face of how consumers shop for items. Music, movies and books are just a few of the things you can buy online to download directly to your computer. The sports collectibles world hasn’t been unaffected by today’s digital society.
Yankee Stadium collectibles baseball card set a must, must-have
Baseball’s most legendary stage, Yankee Stadium, will be shutting its doors for the final time at the end of the 2008 season.
DHL All-Star FanFest – Something for Everyone
This year the DHL All-Star FanFest has something for everyone. Dan Borsey heads to the Yogi Berra museum exhibit and also finds some great collectibles at this year’s FanFest.
More of Dan the Man in the WorthPoint Van’s videos from the DHL FanFest:
Baseball Collectibles, Media Hype? Bring It On for Higher Prices
The baseball-card market can be difficult to predict sometimes, as I pointed out in my investment strategies .