May 14, 2013 | Vol. 14 No. 10
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Stan Musial: Goodbye to a Baseball Legend

Stan Musial was a true legend of the game and someone who acted like Hall of Famer on and off the field. Musial, one of the best hitters to ever step into the batter's box, became a staple in St. Louis after years of consistent performance. Cardinal fans and collectors of all generations have to come to appreciate The Man. In the following article, we take a look at Musial through the cards that captured this perennial All Star.

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A Passion for Presentation: One Collector's Unique Concept for Presenting Becomes a Reality

Collectors of all types are presented with several challenges. How can I upgrade my set? Where will I find that autograph? How can I buy this stuff without my wife knowing about it? The list goes on and on. One of the major challenges facing collectors is how to display their prized possessions. In the next piece, hobbyist Mike Michelin shares his approach to this dilemma with the rest of us. It is clear that he has a passion for presentation.

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Set Registry Spotlight

Northern Lights - The Number One Current Finest 1910-11 C56 Hockey Set
Considered by many as one of the first hockey sets, this 36-card compilation consists of rookie cards for some of hockey's best. Hall of Famers like Percy Lesueur, Paddy Moran, and Newsy Lalonde, are littered throughout this set. This collector has populated his multi-award winning set with numerous Top Pop cards and considering the age of this set, that is no small task. Click here to view this set.

PSA Set Registry Awards 2013 - Deadline May 31st!
The deadline for this year's PSA Set Registry Awards is Friday, May 31st. Any new sets or edits to existing sets must be published before 5:00 pm EST (2:00 pm PST). To review the list of award categories, please Click here.

The PSA Set Registry is a work in progress and we invite your comments and ideas. Send your suggestions to [email protected].

Signed Sports Jerseys & Memorabilia to be offered by at Auction on May 21, 2013.

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Julien's Auctions Announces Two-Day Sports Legends Auction Event Worthy of a Title Championship.

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Greg Bussineau Sports Rarities' Summer 2013 Auction - Final Consignment Deadline Approaching. Ends May 31.

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The Pittsburgh XXXV "Spring Classic" National Sports Card Memorabilia Show, May 17-19.

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Sirius Sports Cards Auction #81 Now Open - Ends 5/16.

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1961 Topps Baseball Complete PSA Set Break (8.25 GPA) - Ending May 14th-15th-16th.

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Sterling Sports Auctions #22 Is Now Live; Ends May 16.

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Goldin Auctions Presents: The Bryant Collection.

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22,435 Cards for Sale Today valued at $3,086,788

Most Recent Listings:
1934 World Wide Gum 11 Elwood English PSA NM+7.5... $570.00
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Which of the following cards from the 1963 Topps baseball set, which turned "50" this year, do you feel is the most important?
  1. #200 Mickey Mantle
  2. #210 Sandy Koufax
  3. #537 Pete Rose
  4. #540 Bob (Roberto) Clemente
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