October 16, 2012 | Vol. 13 No. 21
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Carlton Fisk: A Legend in Two Big League Cities

Carlton Fisk is not only a Hall of Famer, but a man who left his mark on the game well beyond the terrific numbers he accumulated during his illustrious career. Fisk, who won the AL Rookie of the Year in 1972, was the ultimate competitor whose fiery attitude made him a force to be reckoned with. In perhaps the best World Series ever played, Fisk captured the most memorable moment by winning Game 6 with a dramatic extra-inning homer. In the following article, we take a look at Fisk's career through the cardboard he was featured on.

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When You Come to a Fork in the Road, Take It! A Trip to the Yogi Berra Museum in Montclair, New Jersey Resulted in an Unexpected Meeting

One of the reasons we collect is for the great experiences, which are sometimes unexpected. We develop relationships with fellow hobbyists, chase the collectibles we desire most and, once in a while, have the opportunity to meet some of the legends that drive the hobby. In the following piece, collector Pete Putman shares an experience he will never forget when he ran into the man who has more World Series rings than any other player in baseball history - Yogi Berra.

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Set Registry Spotlight

Publius' Top 100 Players (Less Steve Largent) - The Number One Current Finest NFL Top 100 Players Set

This rookie card set covers the all-time best at a variety of positions, selected by an NFL Network panel in 2010. Jerry Rice, Jim Brown, Joe Montana, Lawrence Taylor and many of the most recognizable names in gridiron history can be found here. The 2012 winner for Best Overall Specialty Set has a set rating of 7.73 and continues to improve as it nears completion. Click here for a look.

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Goldin Auctions Fall 2012 Premier Auction of Sports Memorabilia, Cards, and More. Now Open for Bidding!

We invite you to register to receive a free full-color catalog for our upcoming Fall 2012 Premier Auction of Sports Memorabilia, Historical and Entertainment Industry Collectibles (www.GoldinAuctions.com/catalog.aspx). The auction features over 600 lots of the finest Sports Memorabilia and Collectibles in the industry.

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#5 Finest 1948 Bowman Basketball Set on PSA Set Registry Headlines Premier Auctions' October 16, 2012 Sale

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Mile High Card Company Offers a Scintillating Bevy of Key Rarities, High Grade Complete Sets and Outstanding Memorabilia in Their October 23-24 Auction

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Sirius Sports Cards Auction #66 Is Now Open for Bidding. Ends Thursday, October 18

There are 566 lots for auction that will end on Thursday, October 18th, 2012, at 11 PM EST using the 15 minute rule. This auction features many high grade and low pop cards for collectors to complete their sets from the 1950s through the 1970s. There are nice groups of 1960 & 1967 Topps and much more.

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Largest Ever Heritage Auctions Sports Event Celebrates Historic Moments Across the Athletic Spectrum. Auction Ends October 26-28, 2012

Nearly 3,000 lots on offer in Dallas, Oct. 26-28, including Mickey Mantle's All-Star Game bat, ticket stubs for 1912 Fenway Park grand opening and Wilt Chamberlain's 100-point game.

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Love of the Game Auctions' Inaugural Sale Is Open for Bidding. Closes October 27

Bidding is now open at Love of the Game Auctions, a new Internet-based sports auction house catering to the passionate collector of memorabilia and cards. With an inaugural auction highlighted by the most treasured and valuable of all football cards - the 1935 National Chicle Bronko Nagurski - the company is inviting new bidders to register online and begin bidding.

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Amazing Results from Clean Sweep's Latest Auction. Actively Seeking Consignments for Its Next Auction

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A PSA/DNA Original Photograph Guide
A Visual Tour of Photos Used to Create Baseball Cards and Memorabilia.

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Collectors Corner

21,185 Cards for Sale Today valued at $3,353,934

Most Recent Listings:
1957 Topps 210 Roy Campanella PSA Mint 9...$1,395.00
1959 Bell Brand Rams 18 Lou Michaels PSA NM-MT+ 8.5...$549.00
1966 Topps 126 Glen Hall PSA NM-MT+ 8.5...$750.00

Most Valuable Listings:
1909-1911 T206 Piedmont Rube Waddell Throwing PSA NM-MT 8...$13,995.00
1952 Topps 311 Mickey Mantle PSA VG-EX 4...$13,500.00
1973 Topps Pin-Ups Nolan Ryan PSA Mint 9...$12,995.00
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Survey Question

Which of the following rookie cards of great NFL running backs do you feel is the most undervalued?
  1. 1966 Philadelphia Gale Sayers
  2. 1976 Topps Walter Payton
  3. 1989 Score Barry Sanders
  4. 1990 Score Supplemental Emmitt Smith
Click here to answer; and to view the latest issue's survey results.
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