Offered this week is a T206 Cy Young Bare Hand Shows Cleveland SGC 50. This card features a Piedmont back. The vivid colors of the burnt orange and straw yellow skies and green grass accent a strikingly strong image of baseball’s all-time victories leader Cy Young on this strong prewar example. Amazingly strong and sharp corners and a clean back belie the technical grade assigned to this beauty.
Today we have this incredible 1933 Goudey #181 Babe Ruth Yankees SGC 10 Baseball Card up for auction. Babe Ruth is arguably the greatest baseball player of all-time. Over his career, he won 7 World Series titles, blasted over 700 homeruns, and held a career batting average over .340. Ruth was an extremely popular baseball player. He just seemed to succeed at everything on the baseball field. In 1920, he broke his own home run record and hit an amazing 54 home runs in one
Offered this week is a 1939 Play Ball #92 Ted Williams Rookie HOF Red Sox SGC 60 Baseball Card. This amazing example is Well Centered! Ted was an American professional baseball player and manager. He played his entire 22-year Major League Baseball career as the left fielder for the Boston Red Sox. Williams was a two-time American League Most Valuable Player winner, led the league in batting six times, and won the Triple Crown twice. A nineteen-time All-Star,
Offered this week on auction is a stunningly sharp example of Chicago's own Mike Ditka 1962 Topps Rookie Card graded SGC 84. This hall of famer is a former American football NFL player, television commentator, and coach. Ditka coached the Chicago Bears for 11 years and New Orleans Saints for three years. Ditka and Tom Flores are the only two people to win an NFL title as a player, an assistant coach, and a head coach. Ditka is also the only individual in
The world was a much different place 125 years ago but if you were a baseball fan (or ‘Base Ball’ as they called it back then), you could collect trading cards. As long as you smoked or knew someone who did and favored Goodwin and Company’s Old Judge and Gypsy Queen brand, you could build quite a collection. Over 40 different teams from various levels of pro baseball were represented by hundreds of cards created from studio photographs. Placed in packs of cigarettes, they