Some sports collectibles can fetch eye-popping and mind-blowing prices. Every collector knows a Babe Ruth card from 1934 or earlier years is going to be valuable and almost certainly into the thousands […]
The Biggest Cards Coming for Auction in 2023
The year 2022 was a very mixed bag for sports card auctions. Modern players continued to see their prices soft for the most part. But what was solid auction after auction was […]
How Many Fake Babe Ruth Autographs Are Out There?
Babe Ruth is one of the most easily recognized figures in all sports over all time periods. Owning anything signed by Babe Ruth, particularly an autographed baseball, is a dream for any […]
Which Topps Now Aaron Judge Card is the Best?
Topps Now produces many cards to mark key moments of each season. Some are great cards of great moments. Some are forced issues which will seem to have little notice or care […]
The Debate Over the $1 Million Aaron Judge Baseball That Could Have Been
Unique sports collectibles that capture specific moments in time can sell for more than a typical house these days. Imagine waking up to news that a young man caught Aaron Judge’s 60th […]
7 Vintage Baseball Cards Every Collector Wants to Own
Baseball is America’s Pastime. Baseball cards hold all of the major records for sports card collectors. The game has undergone many changes over time, but the reality is that a ballgame played […]
10 Sports Collectibles Predictions After the $12.6 Million 1952 Topps Mantle Sale
The hobby of sports collectibles has evolved and changed over time. After the roaring 1980s came the Junk Wax Era, and in the years since the hobby just keeps evolving. There are […]
Reality Check: Is the 1929 WA & AC Churchman Babe Ruth a REAL Babe Ruth Card?
One term that gets over-used in the hobby of sports collectibles is a “grail” card. Every collector’s grail card is of course very different from one collector to the next. One player […]
Records Keep Being Broken in Signed Babe Ruth Cards
Most baseball fans think of babe ruth as the home run king of his era for his 714 career home runs. What is often lost is that Babe Ruth’s 120th home run […]
The Ultimate Six-Figure Autograph: The 1933 Goudey Babe Ruth!
Babe Ruth is one of the most easily recognized athletes in all of sports history. Despite not exactly being in the best shape physically, and despite his off-field lifestyle habits, the man […]
The Best Photo of Babe Ruth in All of Texas
Is there ever a best or a favorite of anything? It’s hard to say, and it’s even harder to defend once it’s said. Individual opinions will vary wildly from person to person. […]
1910 E93 Standard Caramel Cy Young Puzzlement: Massive PSA 9 Price, and Was Cy Also a Good Batter?
Cy Young is one of those few baseball players who went down in history as one of the greatest players of all-time and still ranks there today. Even if his game days […]
This Old Philadelphia Phillies Collection Cannot Be Booed
Philadelphia is supposed to be known as the City of Brotherly Love. The problem is that its sports fans are notorious for booing just about anything and everything. They might even boo […]
The Greatest Vintage Cards in the 2022 Tristar Houston Collectors Show
The Tristar Houston Collectors Show has come and gone. There were many vendors, and a few who couldn’t make it there due to winter weather conditions. There was a huge mix of […]
Babe Ruth & Hank Aaron Birthdays – Who Was Really the Better Home Run Hitter?
Is it irony or paradox that the two home run kings for vintage baseball collectors have birthdays that are just one day apart on the calendar? Babe Ruth was born on February […]
What’s the Real Value of a Babe Ruth Signed Baseball?
The most iconic signature in baseball history is generally considered to be that of Babe Ruth. And a signed Babe Ruth baseball is about as good as it gets. These are easily […]
Vintage Baseball & Basketball Blowing Out Auction Estimates
At the start of each year is when auction houses help to set the tone for expectations in the sports card market. It of course is not exact science, and some auctions […]
T206 Honus Wagner, Signed Michael Jordan Rookie, or Arnold Palmer’s Rolex?
You have probably noticed that auction houses tend to have the most interesting and expensive items up for auction. They have a closed network of private bidders and the owners of items […]
Does Hank Aaron’s Home Run Record Really Stack Up Against Babe Ruth?
When Babe Ruth started playing professional baseball, he was really a great pitcher. He was also a great hitter, and the Boston Red Sox had Ruth playing outfield to hit on the […]
Why Babe Ruth Collectors Must Pay Tribute to 1933 Goudey
Babe Ruth is not just one of baseball’s top icons. He is one of the icons of the entire sporting world. George Herman Ruth, or Babe, is one of the most widely […]