Joe Orlando is the President & CEO of PSA's parent company, Collectors Universe, and has been an advanced collector of trading cards and memorabilia for over 30 years. Orlando has authored multiple books on collectibles, including Collecting Sports Legends and Legendary Lumber: The Top 100 Player Bats in Baseball History. Joe has appeared on numerous radio and television programs as a hobby expert including ESPN's award-winning program Outside the Lines, HBO's Real Sports and the Fox Business Network, as the featured guest.
A Honus Wagner baseball card has been sold privately for $1.2 million. SCP Auctions in Southern California says the 1909-11 T206 card was graded in Good 2 condition on a scale of 1 to 10 by Professional Sports Authenticator. Read More
How could a baseball artifact possibly top a ball signed by both Babe Ruth and Lou Gehrig? How about a ball signed by 11 HOFers including Ruth, Honus Wagner and Ty Cobb, on the day they entered Cooperstown? Read More
A 1952 Mickey Mantle baseball card in mint condition has sold for $2.88 million – making it the second-highest price ever paid for a baseball card. Read More
What could be better than becoming a millionaire after finding seven vintage baseball cards while cleaning out your late great-grandfather’s house? Read More