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.

  If you’re an avid baseball card collector, chances are you already have one of Orioles great Cal Ripken Jr.’s rookie cards. But what about all four RCs? That’s right, the “Iron Man” had four different rookie issues released in…

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

  With his infectious smile, fluid and effortless swing, and uncanny power, this five-tool phenom took the game by storm, and inspired a generation of collectors to stock up on his cardboard from 1989. Who, you ask? None other than…

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…

The ‘Lucky 7 Find’ Legacy Turns into an Elite 8

  Akin to finding a needle in a haystack, the same family from the rural south who in 2016 discovered a cache of seven rare T206 Ty Cobb baseball cards has found an eighth. That’s right, PSA is pleased to…