Sports Collectors Digest3 min. leídos
A Hidden Gem
Card prospectors are always in search of that player who could be a hidden gem. Look no further than Cincinnati Reds shortstop Rece Hinds. Hinds isn’t quite an unknown as a second-round draft pick in the 2019 MLB Draft. According to MLB Pipeline, Hin
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NEW CARD Release Calendar
16: 2021 Bowman Baseball 21: 2020-21 Panini Contenders Basketball 21: 2020 Panini Flawless Football 21: 2021 Topps MLS Major League Soccer 21: 2020-21 Topps Chrome Bundesliga Soccer 21: 2020-21 Topps Museum Collection UEFA Champions League Soccer 28:
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Show Calendar
NOTE: If you have a show listing, follow the style below and send to jowens@aimmedia.com. May 15 AL, Scottsboro. Scottsboro Sports Card & Memorabilia Show, Scottsboro Goose Pond Civic Center, 1165 Ed Hembree Dr, Scottsboro, AL 35769, SH 9-2, T: 100,
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An Mj Ticket Master
The Shot,” “Flu Game,” “Shrug Game,” “The Last Shot,” the 63-point playoff performance, six NBA title-clinching victories. These were all epic games by the legendary Chicago Bulls guard Michael Jordan. For each of those games, a relatively speaking s
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Diving In Headfirst
This year’s list of MLB prospects is mind-blowing. Big-time names like Franco, Rodriguez, Rutschman and Torkelson have eye-popping talent. But there is just as much ability at the top of the list as there is 100-plus names deep. “They seem to get str
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Tier One Baseball Offers High-end Cards
An early season high-end favorite for consideration is the 2021 Topps Tier One Baseball, featuring on-card autographs and unique game-used relic cards. Each box contains two autograph cards and one relic card, and every case guarantees one rare Tier
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Sports Collectors Digest
VP/GENERAL MANAGER, COLLECTIBLES Corinne Zielke EDITOR Jeff Owens JOwens@aimmedia.com EDITORIAL DIRECTOR Paul Kennedy EDITORS-AT-LARGE Larry Canale, Greg Bates GRAPHIC DESIGNER Ellie DeSautel ADVERTISING SALES Steve Madson, 715-318-4018 SMadson@aimme
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Top Ten Online Auctions
1. $456,455 on 255 bids: 1986-87 Fleer Michael Jordan (PSA 10) 2. $200,200 on 105 bids: 2003-04 Topps Chrome LeBron James Refractor (BGS 10) 3. $155,201 on 65 bids: 1986-87 Fleer Sticker Michael Jordan (PSA 10) 4. $126,300 on 107 bids: 1986-87 Fleer
Sports Collectors Digest3 min. leídos
It's a Different Card Game for Rich
Slim Aarons had had enough. A combat photographer during World War II, Aarons had experienced his share of horror. No more, he promised himself. So after the war he dusted himself off, washed the wicked from his eyes and determined he would photograp
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Elgin, An Overlooked NBA Superstar
REMEMBERING ELGIN — If your passion for the NBA started around the time Magic and Bird were running the floor, or around the time Michael began his Air Jordan act, do yourself a favor. Go to YouTube and look at highlight films featuring the first hoo
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Memory Lane Sets Record
A massive 1,700 lot spring auction, highlighted by one of the finest-known copies of Babe Ruth’s 1916 Sporting News rookie card, set a single-auction record of nearly $7.6 million for Memory Lane, beating its previous best by more than $2 million. On
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A Ticket To History
DALLAS – In the on-going debate to crown the greatest NBA player of all time – it has to be Jordan, unless, of course it’s LeBron – many of the league’s all-time greats who came before TV transformed the sport are left out of the conversation. Well H
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Clean Sweep Auctions
PORT WASHINGTON, N.Y. – Let’s be honest. With modern sports cards selling for millions of dollars, it may seem the only way you can enjoy the sports collecting hobby these days is to be rich. Filthy rich. Fear not, Clean Sweep Auctions upcoming April
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And Then There Was ... Elgin
In the early years of the NBA, play was dominated by towering big men anchored in the post, giants like George Mikan and Dolph Schayes, or on the perimeter where sweet-shooting playmakers like “Jumpin’” Joe Fulks and the magician Bob Cousy operated.
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Cooperstown Awaits
WHAT: Induction Ceremony WHEN: July 25 WHERE: Indoor, TV event only from in Cooperstown, N.Y. WHO: The Class of 2020 INDUCTEES: Derek Jeter, Marvin Miller, Ted Simmons and Larry Walker NOTABLE AWARDS: Al Michaels, 2021 Ford C. Frick Award winner for
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Top Ten Online Auctions
1. $225,600 on 96 bids: 2003-04 Upper Deck Ultimate Collection LeBron James, #88/250, auto (BGS 9.5, auto 10) 2. $180,100 on 103 bids: 1980 Topps Rickey Henderson (PSA 10) 3. $168,600 on 112 bids: 2003-04 Topps Chrome LeBron James Black Refractor, #5
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Class of 2021 Pitches a Shutout
And then there were none. A combination of controversy, conflict, and coronavirus contributed to the failure of the voters to pick a single candidate for the Baseball Hall of Fame’s Class of 2021. Fourteen writers returned empty ballots and many othe
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Memory Lane remembers Thomas M. Newman, MD
“The two most important days in your life are the day you were born, and the day you find out why.” This legendary quote by the iconic American writer Mark Twain arguably sums up any individual’s sheer existence, and we at Memory Lane find it immense
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NEW CARD Release Calendar
2: 2021 Topps Gyspy Queen Baseball 7: 2020 Topps Chrome Formula 1 Racing 7: 2021 Topps Tribute Baseball 7: 2020-21 Skybox Metal Universe Hockey 9: 2020 Panini National Treasures Football 14: 2020 Panini Contenders Optic Football 14: 2020-21 Panini Or
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Trio Of First-ballot Inductees Head Class Of 2021
WHAT: Enshrinement Weekend WHEN: Aug. 5-9 WHERE: Tom Benson Hall of Fame Stadium, Canton, Ohio WHO: The Classes of 2020 and 2021 2021 INDUCTEES: Alan Faneca, Tom Flores, Calvin Johnson, John Lynch, Peyton Manning, Bill Nunn, Drew Pearson, Charles Woo
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Pandemic Letters From MLB Players
A few months before the Dodgers-Rays World Series concluded the weirdest baseball season in history – marked by cardboard cutouts of fans in the seats and pre-recorded cheers piped into stadiums – I wrote letters to 103 players (65 active and 38 reti
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Zion Williamson Card
Imagine an auction loaded with spectacular rookie cards from everyone from Mickey Mantle, Henry Aaron, Michael Jordan, LeBron James, Kobe Bryant, Wayne Gretzky, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar and many others, plus a boatload of pristine unopened boxes, wax pack
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Scd’s Hall Of Fame Issue
Because of the pandemic, the Hall of Fame inductions for the classes of 2020 in baseball, basketball and football were pushed back a year. As a result, 2021 will see each sport induct one of its most legendary players. Derek Jeter (Baseball Class of
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Doncic, Brady, Bryant Cards Set Records
The sizzling card market continued to soar to new heights as Luka Doncic and Tom Brady cards became the highest-selling basketball and football cards of all time. In fact, not only did the 2018-19 National Treasures RC Auto Logoman 1/1 card of the Da
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Show Calendar
NOTE: If you have a show listing, follow the style below and send to pkennedy@aimmedia.com. May 15 AL, Scottsboro. Scottsboro Sports Card & Memorabilia Show, Scottsboro Goose Pond Civic Center, 1165 Ed Hembree Dr, Scottsboro, AL 35769, SH 9-2, T: 10
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Mile High Card Co.
Mile High Card Company’s first catalog auction of 2021 begins on Monday, March 15 and promises to be the biggest in the company’s history, offering a mix of the most significant vintage and modern cards and unopened material in the hobby. A 1986 Flee
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Topps Gypsy Queen Builds On Tradition
The 2021 Topps Gypsy Queen builds on a tradition of beautifully designed base and insert sets that appeal to those who love the old and new. Look for some of the most unique autograph cards, including the all-new Captains Minis Autographs and the ret
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Sports Collectors Digest
VP/GENERAL MANAGER, COLLECTIBLES Corinne Zielke EDITOR Dave Strege EDITORS-AT-LARGE Larry Canale Greg Bates GRAPHIC DESIGNER Ellie DeSautel ADVERTISING SALES Steve Madson, 715-318-4018 SMadson@aimmedia.com VP DIGITAL DEVELOPMENT Brian Van Heuverswy
Sports Collectors Digest4 min. leídos
Collectors ‘Spring’ Into Action
THE BOYS OF SPRING ’21 — Ah, the smell of spring and the joys it can bring—particularly this year, as the world continues the fight against COVID-19. The best indicator of spring? Baseball, of course. With spring training in full swing, collectors ar
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College Football Hall Of Fame is An Eye-opening Experience
Having lived my entire life within a couple hours of Cooperstown, I’m naturally partial to the National Baseball Hall of Fame when it comes to sports shrines. The idyllic, small town at the south end of upstate New York’s Otsego Lake is the kind of p
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