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LOOK: Batboy With Down Syndrome Gets Own Baseball Card

The Huffington Post | Ryan Grenoble | Posted 10.26.2013 | Sports

Ted Kremer, the Cincinnati Reds' beloved former batboy with Down syndrome, is featured on his very own Topps baseball card. Per the Cincinnati Enqu...

The Importance of Immigration Reform

Rob Bernshteyn | Posted 10.15.2013 | Business
Rob Bernshteyn

We need the hustle, the drive, the passion that immigrants bring to this country. I know, because I was one.

Dead Ball at the Met

Michael Busch | Posted 10.05.2013 | Arts
Michael Busch

As the title of this most recent exhibit indicates, the cards on display date from the so-called "dead ball era," a period when home runs were rarely hit, and when the small-change tactics of today's game were the chief engines of run production.

Bush Baseball Card Mystery Emerges

AP | HOLLY RAMER | Posted 07.11.2013 | Politics

CONCORD, N.H. -- Baseball cards depicting former President George H. W. Bush as a Yale first baseman have fetched thousands of dollars each since they...

Condition, Condition, Condition: How to Value Your Old Sportscard/Memorabilia Collection

Michael Osacky | Posted 04.14.2013 | Sports
Michael Osacky

We have heard it so many times when buying a home: location, location, location. Similar verbage applies when valuing that vintage memorabilia collection from your childhood days. Unfortunately, sentimental value does not increase the value, but it does make for a good story.

WATCH: Rare Baseball Cards Sell Big At Auction

AP | JOHN SEEWER | Posted 10.02.2012 | Money

TOLEDO, Ohio — The discovery of century-old baseball cards in an Ohio attic isn't going to make anyone super-rich even though it's being called ...

Exciting Find In Attic Could Fetch Millions At Auction

AP | John Seewer | Posted 09.09.2012 | Money

TOLEDO, Ohio -- Family members cleaning out their grandfather's attic in Ohio have stumbled across a find that could be worth millions: century-old ba...

Extremely Rare Baseball Card Put Up For Auction

AP | JIM SALTER | Posted 05.26.2012 | Sports

ST. LOUIS — A suburban St. Louis man who has been in the collectibles business for a quarter of a century, says the 102-year-old baseball card h...

An Autographed Mark Zuckerberg Baseball Card? Like.

Jon Chattman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Jon Chattman

While it's unclear whatever became of his baseball skills (Aaron Sorkin skipped it in his Social Network screenplay), one man remembers Zuckerberg's magical season in Little League.

Nuns Auction Off Rare Baseball Card For $262,000

AP | BEN NUCKOLS | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

BALTIMORE — As soon as collector Doug Walton heard about a rare Honus Wagner baseball card that had been bequeathed to an order of Roman Catholi...

Surprise Trading Card Donation To Get Nuns Big Bucks At Auction

AP | BEN NUCKOLS | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

BALTIMORE — Sister Virginia Muller had never heard of shortstop Honus Wagner. But she quickly learned the baseball great is a revered figure am...

An All-Star Baseball Card

The New York Public Library | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
The New York Public Library

To say Honus Wagner is a baseball immortal is an understatement. And yet when people think of him today, the first thing they usually associate him with is a baseball card.

Loving Baseball Cards, Then Loving Baseball

Jim Watkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Jim Watkins

My son already has over 400 cards (I know that, because he keeps a running count and makes sure I'm constantly updated) and they are, right now, among his most treasured possessions.

Big Business Brings Baseball Cards to India

Nick Benas | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Nick Benas

Topps, the U.S. market leader for collectable trading cards, recently allied with the Indian Premier League -- which has a brand value of over $4 billion -- to produce trading cards for the sport of cricket.

Defending Mistakes

Josh Wilker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Josh Wilker

Only a moron could argue against the inevitable expansion of the use of instant replay in major league baseball at this point, given the evidence in favor of such an expansion provided this week. But I guess I am that moron.

House of Cards

Glenn C. Altschuler | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Glenn C. Altschuler

I'm talking about baseball cards. In 1962, from Opening Day through the World Series, the twelve-year-old kids in the Brownsville section of Brooklyn used them as currency.

The Great Baseball Card Bubble

Slate | Dave Jamieson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

Around the mid-1970s, a small cabal of serious baseball card collectors grew wise to the fact that their cards had become valuable. Cards had almost a...

Comic Timing: Superman -- And Supermom

Rick Horowitz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Rick Horowitz

Your problem is that your mother tossed what could have been one of the primo collectibles stashes in all the universe. If only she'd kept her hands off it, just like you and everyone else you knew kept telling her, then...

3-D Baseball Cards: Topps Rolls Out New Technology Monday

New York Times | ERIC A. TAUB | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Since the 1950s, Topps has sold baseball trading cards filled with photos and stats, bringing the game to life. Now the company is bringing its cards ...

Baseball Card Maker Topps Approves $385 Mil Eisner Takeover

New York Post | ZACHERY KOUWE | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Former Disney boss Michael Eisner yesterday won his months long battle to take control of iconic baseball card maker Topps after a majority of shareho...