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September 30, 2014
Sam Snead's 1942 PGA Championship trophy achieves $143,500
Sam Snead's 1942 PGA Championship trophy achieves $143,500

Two more of his PGA trophies (from 1949 and 1951) previously sold for $101,575 and $119,500, respectively, at Heritage.

A set of golf clubs belonging to US president Dwight D Eisenhower also sold well, achieving $41,825.

September 30, 2014
First look: 2015 Topps Gypsy Queen baseball cards
First look: 2015 Topps Gypsy Queen baseball cards

The base set will consist of 300 cards capped by 50 short-prints found one in every four packs. There will be 50 image variations for collectors to chase as well. There will be three types of partial-parallel sets for collectors to chase for 100 cards — Paper Framed cards, 1/1 Black Paper Framed cards and 1/1 printing plates.

Mini parallels will return once again with one found in every pack and short-printed minis found one per box. There will be five parallels for minis — Silver, Red, Black (/5) and 1/1 Graphite and printing plates. In the box-topper boxes, there will be 100 mini variations to be found — only in those boxes.


September 29, 2014
Panini America Takes Pre-Ink Peek at 2014 Crown Royale Football
Panini America Takes Pre-Ink Peek at 2014 Crown Royale Football

Now entering their fifth season as a must-have inclusion in Crown Royale, the new-look Silhouettes and Rookie Silhouettes look a lot like the old ones — and that’s a good thing.


September 29, 2014
Will Redemption Issues Kill Topps Prime?
Will Redemption Issues Kill Topps Prime?

Topps Prime should have never been released with THIS many redemptions. There are an absolute ton. There are a lot of really cool cards that may be overlooked due to this problem.


September 29, 2014
New Fleer Ultra Hockey Release Features Surprise Parallel Cards
New Fleer Ultra Hockey Release Features Surprise Parallel Cards

Sometimes a redemption card can be a bit of a disappointment for a collector. After pulling one from a pack, there is often a wait associated with it and what is ultimately received might not live up to expectations.

In the case of the redemption cards for Ultra Violet parallels coming out of 2014-15 Fleer Ultra Hockey packs from Upper Deck, the cards collectors will receive will certainly be worth the temporary inconvenience. These flashy pieces of cardboard are limited to one copy each and are going to be highly coveted by player collectors.


September 27, 2014
Derek Jeter to decide fate for $50,000 baseball he hit for single to win his final game
Derek Jeter to decide fate for $50,000 baseball he hit for single to win his final game

The ball, already authenticated by Major League Baseball, was delivered Thursday night to the Yankees after Jeter ripped a ninth-inning base hit in the last Yankee Stadium at-bat of his 20-year career.

Now the future Hall of Famer can determine if the ball will go to Cooperstown, the auction block or his personal collection.


September 27, 2014
Upper Deck Looking for the Best Man Caves, Offering Prizes
Upper Deck Looking for the Best Man Caves, Offering Prizes

With the new football season underway, golf’s FedExCup Playoffs, the prestigious Ryder Cup coming, baseball playoffs and NHL and basketball seasons getting ready to begin, there is no better time for the most elite of sports fans to spruce up their beloved man caves. And Upper Deck wants to help.


September 27, 2014
Derek Jeter memorabilia: Game-used balls, bases from last home game to go on sale this weekend
Derek Jeter memorabilia: Game-used balls, bases from last home game to go on sale this weekend

"We're going to wait and see what game used we have from Derek, not only from this game but from the homestand," Steiner said. "Some of these bases are special-edition bases. We'll have a whole bunch of stuff going online over the weekend actually."

Steiner estimated that his company will add between 100 to 200 Jeter items by Monday, in addition to the stock of 650-plus items currently for sale. Jeter has worked with Steiner for the last 20 years and is an exclusive athlete for Steiner Sports.


September 26, 2014
The top 5 Ryder Cup collectibles ever sold
The top 5 Ryder Cup collectibles ever sold

It's no surprise that one of the fiercest sporting rivalries should produce fiercely contested memorabilia. Ahead of the opening shot at Gleneagles on Friday, here's five of the finest pieces of Ryder Cup memorabilia ever sold.


September 26, 2014
Impressive Game-Used Jerseys Slated for Fall Sale
Impressive Game-Used Jerseys Slated for Fall Sale

SCP Auctions will offer the Part 2 of the Delbert Mickel Collection in a sale that runs Nov. 19-Dec. 6.

Mickel was a curator of one of the finest collections of game-worn baseball jerseys in the world. Driven by his unbridled love for the game itself, Delbert’s interest in acquiring the finest quality baseball jerseys from some of the game’s greatest legends, preceded the evolution of the modern, large-scale memorabilia market by decades.


September 26, 2014
The Journey of Derek Jeter — A year-by-year look at The Captain’s career on cardboard
The Journey of Derek Jeter — A year-by-year look at The Captain’s career on cardboard

We’ve known Derek Jeter on cardboard far longer than just his last 20 seasons as a big-leaguer — all spent at shortstop for the New York Yankees. While he made his Bronx debut back in 1995, his debut on cardboard came with 20 draft picks and minor league cards from various card companies way back in 1992.


September 25, 2014
Deacon Jones Auction Stage 2 - Bigger, Better, Badder!
Deacon Jones Auction Stage 2 - Bigger, Better, Badder!

Rare and one-of-a-kind pieces of sports history from the private collection of the Secretary of Defense!


September 25, 2014
Empty champagne bottles from Pirates celebration will soon be up for sale as memorabilia
Empty champagne bottles from Pirates celebration will soon be up for sale as memorabilia

The empty bottles — and the corks — were authenticated by Major League Baseball and will be sold as collector’s items within the next week, team spokesman Brian Warecki said.

The Pirates did the same thing last season, joining a number of MLB teams that started selling alcoholic artifacts in 2006, the first year that the league authenticated the memorabilia.


September 25, 2014
Autographed baseball from Yankees captain Derek Jeter’s youth goes up for auction
Autographed baseball from Yankees captain Derek Jeter’s youth goes up for auction

Jeter was just 8 years old when he and nine teammates signed the ball back in 1982 and presented it to their Little League coach, Donald Marshall, after he had guided his team to an undefeated season.


September 24, 2014
Derek Jeter's used game socks are for sale -- just $409.99 each
Derek Jeter's used game socks are for sale -- just $409.99 each

A game-used Jeter wrist band will run you $609.99. A single batting glove costs as much as $859.99. A spring training baseball cap is $2,150. And just in time for Halloween, a jersey and pants complete with a dirt stain is $25,000.

These items and plenty more can be found for sale on the Steiner Sports memorabilia website.


 

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