June 10, 2014 | Vol. 15 No. 12
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The All-Century Team Autographs (Any Medium) Set – Collecting Baseball’s Dream Team

Babe RuthCollecting autographs has been one of the most popular segments of the hobby for decades. One of the themes that many collectors are drawn to is single-signed baseballs of the All-Century Team. The team, which includes the biggest names in baseball history and the greatest players at each position, was put together by a panel of experts in 1999. From a collector perspective, this team is even more exclusive that the Hall of Fame itself, which means the autographs are in extremely high demand. In the following article, we dig deeper into this prestigious collecting theme.

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Collecting Gordie Howe Cards – A Tribute to "Mr. Hockey"

Gordie HowieAs the 2013-2014 hockey season comes to a close, we are reminded of the great players who made their mark on the ice over the years. There are so many legendary names that come to mind, from Georges Vezina to Bobby Orr, from Maurice Richard to Wayne Gretzky. There is one legend who may represent longevity and consistency more than any other-Gordie Howe. Mr. Hockey’s career spanned an unbelievable five decades and Howe remains the only NHL player to compete for that duration. In the following article, we take an in-depth look at the Howe cards that collectors pursue with a passion.

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Set Registry Spotlight

Mark W – The Number One Current Finest 1951 Bowman Football Set
Although not as popular with some collectors in comparison to the 1948 and 1950 Bowman issues, many also feel that the 1951 Bowman set is comparable. This issue is home to rookie cards of some of the finest players who have ever graced the field; Tom Landry, Emlen Tunnell and Norm Van Brocklin, just to name a few. This set carries a rating of 8.77, with a Finest Possible of 8.96 it is no surprise that this set won Best of the Registry for 2012 & 2013. Click here to view this set.

2014 PSA Set Registry Awards!
The deadline for this year’s PSA Set Registry Awards was Friday, May 30th. Judging is underway and winners will be announced by the end of June. Good luck to all who are in contention and thank you for your participation in the PSA Set Registry! To review the list of award categories, please Click here.

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Steiner Sports Presents their UNBREAKABLE AUCTION: Ends Tuesday, June 17

Steiner Sports is excited to present their "Unbreakable Auction" which is currently live. This auction is in full swing and hundreds of new items have been added! With an amazing selection of stat baseballs, vintage autographs, game-used and graded cards this auction truly has something for every type of collector.

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Johnny Moore’s San Antonio Spurs Championship Rings: Auction Now Open

Two impressive NBA Championship Rings belonging to the great John Brian "Johnny" Moore, will be coming up for auction this summer. The rings were acquired by Worthridge from Moore’s private collection, and will be a part of their debut Sports Memorabilia Auction.

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PWCC 2014 Premier Auction #5 – Closing Now through 6/16

PWCC is offering 6,000 High-End Lots, Spanning all Sports and Genres at auction.

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1968 Topps Baseball PSA Graded Set Break (9.50GPA) – Ends June 10th - June 12th

PSA Authorized Dealer Steve Novella (Estero, FL.) will be breaking a Fantastic 1968 Topps Baseball Master Set card by card on eBay. Set Break features 350+ PSA 10's and nearly 250 PSA 9’s.

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Giovanni Sports Auctions’ June 2014 Auction Now Open. Ends June 19

This auction include high quality and scarce vintage cards from iconic sets such as 1887 OLD JUDGE, T206, T207, 1932 U.S. CARAMEL and many more! Featuring a 1909 E92 Dockman & Sons Honus Wagner and High grade 1948 Bowman Warren Spahn RC. Auction also includes PSA/DNA Certified Jerseys, Cards, Balls and more!

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Collectors Corner

5,659 Cards for Sale Today valued at $1,006,42

Most Recent Listings:
1959 Fleer Ted Williams 75 PSA
NM-MT+ 8.5...$300.00


1958 Topps 70 Al Kaline Yellow Name
PSA VG-EX 4...$148.00


1979 Cowboys Police Roger Staubach
PSA Mint 9...$48.00


Most Valuable Listings:
1923 W515-1 47 "Babe" Ruth Hand Cut PSA GEM MT 10...$50,000.00

1952 Topps 311 Mickey Mantle PSA
Good 2...$10,500.00


1994 Fleer Procards 633 Michael Jordan PSA GEM MT 10...$6,000.00
Survey Question

Value aside, which of the following All-Century Team single-signed baseballs would you want to own most?
  1. Babe Ruth
  2. Walter Johnson
  3. Lou Gehrig
  4. Jackie Robinson
Click here to answer; and to view the latest issue's survey results.

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