Sports Collectors

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    Police Sting Operation Nets Suspect in Theft of Stolen Babe Ruth Card

    A 20-year-old Atlanta man is facing charges of receiving stolen property after police in Pennsylvania set up a sting operation…
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    Marty Cordova Q&A: An Oops on His First Card; Game-Used Gifts from Teammates, Missing Bats

    Marty Cordova was a multi sport star at high school powerhouse Bishop Gorman High in Las Vegas.  Although initially drafted by…
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    New Jersey Man Facing Federal Fraud Charges Over “Brady” Super Bowl Rings

    Federal prosecutors have filed fraud charges against a New Jersey man who they say posed as a former player for…
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    Notes: Winter Card Show at the Ballpark; Shop Burglary; High-End Orr Memorabilia, More

    The season is still a few months off but there will be a crowd of collectors at the home ballpark…
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    Top Collector of Vintage Number 1 Cards Letting Them All Go

    It was a spot usually reserved for a special player. Not always, but more often than not, card companies wanted…
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    Tim Horton Was Hockey’s Strongest Man Before He Was Hockey’s Strongest Brand

    With the delay of Upper Deck Series 1 Hockey until January, more collectors than ever have been filling their thirst…
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    1917 Red Sox Calendar Kicks off Antiques Roadshow Season

    A unique piece of baseball and breweriana gets prime play next week as Antiques Roadshow opens its 26th season on…
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    1, 2, 3 Strikes and He’s Not Out Yet: VA Cops Hunt Target Card Theft Supsect

    It went off without a hitch the first time.  The second time went OK, too.  Now, after more boxes of…

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      June 28, 2021

      Teen Passes Up Payday, Returns Wander Franco’s 1st Home Run Ball

      It helps to have some baseball skills when you’re chasing one of the biggest pieces of game-used baseball memorabilia in…
      September 1, 2021

      Overlooked and Underrated Rookie Cards of NBA Greats – Part 1, the Early Days

      In terms of recognition and fame, the early days of pro basketball were a fraught time to be a “merely…
      December 11, 2020

      Forgotten Hoard of 1974 Topps Rack Packs “A Classic Pandemic Story”

      Eddie Healy is a law student with deep Baltimore roots. Some decades-old baseball card packs with Orioles branding he recently…
      October 27, 2021

      Babe Ruth Card From High School Memories Book Sells for $235,000

      Her life was cut short, but an Iowa woman left her descendants a valuable gift–something she could never have imagined…
      January 18, 2021

      Browns never win in Pittsburgh, so challenge is immense

      The Steelers against the Browns was once the best of NFL rivalries but fell on hard times as a matchup…
      August 30, 2021

      The Making of Tom Brady’s First Rookie Card

      When I look back at the years I spent developing products for the various sports card companies I worked for,…
      March 10, 2021

      100 Hottest Michael Jordan Basketball Cards on eBay

      He’s in the Hall of Fame now, long retired from the NBA.  Still, collectors and fans who remember him still…
      October 31, 2021

      Tom Brady’s 600th TD Pass Football Would Have Been Worth A Small Fortune

      The broadcasters and writers knew it.  Fans who’d been paying attention to Tom Brady’s career stats knew it.  Brady’s teammate…
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