A very special baseball-related item was up for auction last week. It’s a piece that boasts the signatures of 11 members of Major League Baseball’s inaugural Hall of Fame class, in addition to the autograph of MLB’s very first…


  In this new column entitled Set Registry Starter Kit, we focus on sets from across sports and non-sports that are easy to build and won’t necessarily break the bank to acquire. Here we will feature sets that can appeal…


  You may have already heard the big news: PSA just revamped its Set Registry and launched a new Achievement Program, an update that sees collectors earn rewards and unlock medals the more they interact with the Set Registry, much…


For the past 20 years, I have been studying the American Football League with more than your average intensity. The story of the league’s inception, its struggle for legitimacy, the 1965 All-Star Boycott and the myriad of fascinating individuals that…


  His name is TJ Kaye. His job is identifying, authenticating and certifying championship rings, trophies and awards for PSA and PSA/DNA. He’s been working for the industry’s top authentication and grading company for nearly 14 years although he’s been…



  Kevin Keating is PSA’s principal autograph authenticator. He evaluates and inspects thousands of autographs every year on behalf of PSA and routinely offers his services on the road. Recently, Keating was invited to appear on an episode of “American…


  For collectors of a certain age there is something oddly comforting about junk wax cards. Far too many were printed, they’re littered with quasi-errors and print issues, and “rare” chase cards are numbered in the thousands. However, they are…


  When it comes to acquiring athletes’ signatures, there are plenty of ways to go about the pursuit. After several decades of collecting autographs, I’ve discovered that honesty and politeness can go a long way. By honesty, I mean ask…


  The day of copious amounts of food and family gatherings is upon us. And without question, football and Thanksgiving are as synonymous as mashed potatoes and gravy. Tracing its roots all the way back to 1920, Thanksgiving Day football…