Does a Player’s Autograph Add Value to His Card?

  Ever since I entered this great hobby, I’ve been collecting on-card autographs. The majority of them I got signed in person. I’ve always found it fascinating to watch a player sign his cursive, and then see if he adds…

Mantle and Clemente Bats Post Eye-Popping Prices at Auction

  A pair of historical, game used professional model baseball bats, both graded by PSA/DNA, sold over the weekend via Heritage Auctions and both fetched amazing prices. The players connected to the bats, Mickey Mantle and Roberto Clemente, were incredible…

Celebrating Mickey Mantle’s Hobby Impact 24 Years After His Death

  The first time I met Mickey Mantle I was standing on the dais at the first-ever, Upper Deck Authenticated (UDA) kickoff press conference luncheon at The Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills, CA. The date was Tuesday, Sept. 22,…

Three PSA-Authenticated Items Lead the Way at Auction

  Robert Edward Auctions (REA) completed its 2018 Fall event this past weekend and some impressive figures were recorded. Three of the auction’s top-selling lots included baseball-related gems that were each authenticated and graded by PSA. From a T206 Ty…

Perfect Penmanship: Recognizing Six Quality Autographs

  There have been countless lists compiled surrounding baseball autographs. Many of them have to do with the highest prices realized at auctions, while others focus on the popularity of the players themselves. But what I’d like to do with…

PSA Presents the VG3 Show – Episode 3

  As Major League Baseball approaches its Mid-Summer Classic, PSA proudly presents its third episode of the “PSA VG3 Show.” It remains three “Very Good” minutes of authentic hobby talk. Watch as Show Host Kristin Kirby reports on the latest…

The $1 Million Mickey Mantle Cards

Cardboard Treasure Still Exists if You Look Hard Enough If you could pick from just two years in history in which you collected baseball cards, I’m willing to bet 1952 would be one of them. That was the year Topps…

PSA Presents the ‘PSA VG3 Show’ – Episode 2

  Fast on the heels of the record-setting sale of a 1952 Topps Mickey Mantle baseball card in PSA Mint 9 condition that fetched $2.88 million at auction, the PSA team is proud to present its second episode of the…

Mickey Mantle’s 1952 Topps Card Sells for $2.88 Million

  Yankee Legend’s iconic #311 issue is now second-highest selling baseball card in history A 1952 Topps Mickey Mantle #311 baseball card, graded Mint 9 on a scale of 1 to 10 by PSA, sold for a new Mantle card…

‘Legendary Lumber’ Earns National Literary Acclaim

  Joe Orlando’s Latest Baseball Book Receives Pair of Honors for Independent Publishers Good news travels fast. Hobby expert Joe Orlando, who doubles as PSA’s President, is also an accomplished author and his latest book for baseball memorabilia aficionados –…