Tag: Sports Memorabilia

On May 14, 1967 Joe Pepitone loaned Mickey Mantle his bat. Mantle clocked  his 500th homerun with the bat. A lawsuit may finally dtermine the bat's true owner. (Image: Baseball Hall of Fame)

Mickey Mantle’s Hall of Fame Bat Sparks Lawsuit

The bat Mickey Mantle used to launch his 500th home run has been in the Baseball Hall of Fame for decades, but a recent lawsuit filed by Joe Pepitone claims he’s the bat’s rightful owner. Granted, the bat does have his name on it. The dispute over the bat’s ownership […]

This 1933 Goudey Babe Ruth card graded Mint 9 by PSA could break auction records this summer (Image: Memory Lane Auctions)

Babe Ruth Baseball Card Auction Could Top Records

One of the world’s most valuable sports card collections will soon go up for auction, and a famed Babe Ruth baseball card from the lot could break sales records, experts say. Dr. Thomas Newman, a Florida neurologist, died at age 73 in January from complications caused by COVID-19. His wife, […]

Gretzkey's O-Pee-Chee rookie cards is one of only two graded a perfect 10. (Images: Heritage Auctions)

What Wall Street Thinks About Gretzky’s $1.29M Rookie Card Record

Wayne Gretzky’s O-Pee-Chee rookie card recently sold for $1.29 million, setting a new record for collectible hockey cards. Sports memorabilia collectors have come to expect record-breaking sales in 2020, but this year’s collectibles market is so hot, even Wall Street is starting to notice. There have been a number of […]