The Evolution of Derek Jeter’s Autograph

  Retired New York Yankees Captain and current Miami Marlins owner Derek Jeter was a creature of habit on the baseball field. During every at-bat, he looked pitches all the way into the catcher’s mitt. He leaned in or away…

Carlton Fisk’s Memorable Blast from 1975

  2018 World Series Evokes Home Run Memories from Yesteryear In the annals of the World Series, countless games have been recorded as remarkable in the MLB record books. I’ve watched every Fall Classic since 1969, when the upstart N.Y….

Finest Collection of T206 Cards Sells for $8.1 Million

No Honus Wagner card, no problem Last Thursday evening, the online auction of what was the finest set of T206 baseball cards ever assembled ended with a triumphant bang. The collection, which included 520 of the 524 cards released between…

1939 Hall of Fame Signed Baseball Sells for Record $623,369

  The Ultimate Treasure from Cooperstown’s Grand Opening A unique, multi-signed baseball sold this past weekend for an astounding $623,369. It was sold at auction by SCP Auctions, an auction house based in Laguna Niguel, California. What made this baseball…

PSA Set Registry Starter Kit: Cal Ripken Jr.

  In this series, we focus on sets from across sports and non-sports that are easy to build and won’t necessarily break the bank to acquire. Set Registry Starter Kit features sets that can appeal to seasoned hobbyists looking to expand…

The Scrawl That Starts It All

  Baseballs Provide a Perfect Presentation for Autographs One of the best surfaces upon which to obtain an autograph is a baseball. Just buy an official MLB game ball – complete with its machine-stamped, facsimile signature of MLB Commissioner Robert…

Closing in on 3,000 Hits

Albert Pujols is About to Enter Uncharted Hobby Territory Collecting 3,000 hits in one’s career is an impressive feat for any baseball player. Only 31 players to date have reached the milestone in Major League Baseball’s glorious 149-year history. Hitting…

Set Registry Starter Kit: Ken Griffey Jr. Rookie Set

  In this series, we focus on sets from across sports and non-sports that are easy to build and won’t necessarily break the bank to acquire. Set Registry Starter Kit features sets that can appeal to seasoned hobbyists looking to expand…

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…

The Meteoric Rise of Shohei Ohtani

Beware of the Hype, Card Collectors Highly touted rookie prospects come and go every season. In the world of Major League Baseball, this is called hype and living up to it. For many, their moment in the hobby spotlight burns…