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Honus Wagner

WATCH: Derek Jeter Notches Another Milestone

Posted 08.09.2014 | Sports

Move over, Honus Wagner. The Captain is coming through. Derek Jeter took over sole possession of sixth place on the all-time hits list with his ca...

And Then There Was One

Lincoln Mitchell | Posted 09.24.2013 | Sports
Lincoln Mitchell

The Yankees are in a difficult position with Derek Jeter. Navigating the end of Jeter's career so that it ends without him playing for another team, and with the appropriate fanfare and celebration, is in the interest of both Jeter and the Yankees and will require compromise by both sides.

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.

Now A-Rod Is Just Getting Older

Lincoln Mitchell | Posted 07.09.2013 | Sports
Lincoln Mitchell

Alex Rodriguez is one of the most disliked players on the New York Yankees and in all of baseball. To a great extent, Rodriguez is simply guilty of getting old and declining accordingly.

Auction House Owner Admits To Altering Most Valuable Baseball Card Ever Sold

The Huffington Post | Posted 04.12.2013 | Business

The most valuable baseball card ever sold may soon be losing its coveted title. Bill Mastro, an auction house owner in Illinois, admitted to a fede...

Dealer Admits He Altered Most Valuable Baseball Card Ever Sold

Posted 04.10.2013 | Chicago

A Chicago-area sports memorabilia dealer has copped to doctoring the most valuable baseball card ever sold. Just days after a different copy of t...

Prized 1909 Baseball Card Sold For HUGE Price At Auction

AP | Posted 04.06.2013 | Sports

WEST BERLIN, N.J. -- A 1909 Honus Wagner baseball card has been sold for more than $2.1 million at auction. The T206 card, originally released by the...

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...

Baseball Card Sells For $1.2 Million At Auction

AP | JIM SALTER | Posted 06.20.2012 | Sports

ST. LOUIS — A New Jersey man paid $1.2 million for a rare 1909 Honus Wagner baseball card in an online auction that brought interest from many p...

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...

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.