September 24, 2019 | Vol. 20 Issue 21
In this issue:
  Mantle and Clemente Bats Post Eye-Popping Prices at Auction
  The Hunt for Sports Hardware – PSA Authenticator TJ Kaye Offers Up Gems of Wisdom
  Tim Carroll – Turning Sports Cards into Modern Art
  Upcoming Shows
  PSA Quarterly Grading Specials

Mantle and Clemente Bats Post Eye-Popping Prices at Auction
What could be cooler than owning a game-used bat from a legendary hitter? PSA authenticates professional model bats through our PSA/DNA service, and a couple of bats that came under our eye sold very well recently at auction.

The Hunt for Sports Hardware – PSA Authenticator TJ Kaye Offers Up Gems of Wisdom
Some people collect cards, others collect equipment, and a small handful of folks collect championship rings, awards and trophies. PSA/DNA authenticator, TJ Kaye, talks about the fascinating segment of our hobby that is collecting championship awards.

Tim Carroll – Turning Sports Cards into Modern Art
Baseball cards are wonderful collectibles, but they are rather small and can be difficult to display. Artist Tim Carroll has overcome that problem by using thousands of common baseball cards to create stunning representations of the greatest cards in the hobby. SMR spoke with Carroll about how this unique art form of his came to be.

What game-used bat would you most enjoy owning?
  1. A 500 home run club member
  2. A 3,000 hit club member
  3. A bat used to hit a World Series walk-off home run
  4. A rookie season bat of a Hall of Fame slugger
  5. Your favorite ballplayer when you were 10 years old
latest news
Clean Sweep’s Auction #258 Features an Incredible Vintage Yankee Collection, Ends October 2, 2019 READ MORE
Newly Discovered Mickey Mantle Autographed Baseballs from Minor League 1949 Independence Yankees Roommate Coming to Mile High Card Company October Auction READ MORE
LeBron James Game-Used High School Jersey from Historic Sports Illustrated Cover Offered in Goldin Auctions 2019 October Legends Auction READ MORE
200+ PSA Graded Cards 1909 to Modern for sale ending THURSDAY, September 26th. Offered by eBay Seller: Steve_Novella READ MORE
Sterling Sports Auctions #83 Is Open For Bidding; Ends September 26th READ MORE
PSA Launches New Order Status Tracker Feature READ MORE
Set Registry Spotlight
PSA Set Registry – Set Requests Update
As promised, we continue to make progress on our new set checklist and new slot request queue’s. In the last two weeks, we’ve added 68 new set checklists and have processed over 1000 new slot requests! Stay tuned for more updates!

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