1909-11 T206 Honus Wagner, Graded PSA Good 2, Sells for $1.35 Million at Auction

  The 1909-11 T206 Honus Wagner needs no introduction. With apologies to Mickey Mantle – and the recent hobby momentum gained by his 1952 Topps #311 – the coveted Wagner remains the Holy Grail of baseball cards. Just last week,…

PSA’s New Mechanical Error Reporting Feature

PSA just launched a new feature that lets customers report any cards that have been misidentified in their orders. Introducing, the Mechanical Error Reporting Feature. Before the feature launched via www.PSAcard.com, customers were unable to report errors in a timely…

50 Years Ago, the ‘Miracle Mets’ Won it All

  Is Jerry Koosman the most overlooked pitcher in the hobby? Ask a collector to recite Koosman’s career stats and see what happens. A lanky southpaw, he tallied 147 wins for the New York Mets during his 12-year tenure in…

Second PSA Gem Mint 10 Set of 1999 Pokémon 1st Edition Sells for $107,010

Pokémon card sales continue to take the hobby by storm The coveted 103-card Pokémon 1st Edition English Base Set from 1999 sold last month for $107,010 through Goldin Auctions. The last time we saw this collection of Pokémon cards, it…

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…

PSA Japan Celebrates One-Year Anniversary

  “It was challenging but at the same time exciting in taking the first footsteps in the inaugural journey where no grading company had gone.” Those were the proud words spoken by PSA Japan Business Director Tony Aram when asked…

PSA Introduces New Sales Team, Unveils New Landing Page

  They make up the PSA Sales team. They are five men dedicated to servicing their clients’ needs. They are a force to be reckoned with in hobby circles and help keep PSA’s name, services and reputation in good standing….

Set Registry Starter Kit: Roger Staubach

  He was known as “Captain Comeback” or “Roger the Dodger” on the field. His legs were weapons just as much as the cannon on his right shoulder. Even with a lead, opposing teams knew that victory was anything but…

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,…