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  • Lot 1723: 1954-1979 Topps Hall of Famers and Stars Collection (702 cards) Including Mantle, Aaron, Koufax and Mays
  • Cards of stars and Hall of Famers are naturally the most prized by collectors. Presented is an extremely impressive collection of 702 Topps baseball cards, spanning the years 1954 to 1979, composed exclusively of Hall of Famers and major stars. This is a collection unto itself! Twenty-three different sets are represented. The collection includes cards […]


  • 1909 Leland Giants Negro League Program with Rube Foster on the Cover!
  • This extraordinarily rare 16-page program, published in 1909 by the Leland Giants Base Ball and Amusement Association, is notable for the photo of team manager Andrew “Rube” Foster on the cover. Although technically not a baseball program (there is no scorecard), the small booklet includes the Leland Giants’ record for 1909 on the interior front […]


  • Signed 1948-1949 Caramelos El Indio #13 Monte Irvin Rookie – PSA/DNA
  • 1948-1949 Caramelos El Indio #13 Monte Irvin, signed on the front in black ink (grading “8”) by Monte Irvin. Encapsulated by PSA/DNA, with the signature certified as “Authentic.” Monte Irvin’s 1948-1949 Caramelos El Indio card is his true rookie card and predates by two years his appearance in the 1951 Topps Red Back and 1951 […]


  • 1920 Detroit Stars Team Photo with Pete Hill and Andy Cooper – First Season of the Negro National League!
  • Rare original photograph capturing 16 members of the 1920 Detroit Stars, charter members of the Negro National League. The team name and year, “Detroit Stars – 1920,” are written in black ink along the base of the photo. Each player is pictured in uniform, including future Hall of Famers Pete Hill (middle row, second from […]


  • Circa 1912 Imperial Team Cabinet Photo Featuring Cristobal Torriente
  • Rare original cabinet photo capturing twelve uniformed members of a baseball team in a formal studio setting, including future Hall of Famer Cristobal Torriente, who is pictured seated on the ground, far left. This appears to be a very early photo of Torriente dating from approximately 1912, when he would have been 19 years old. […]


  • 1916 Indianapolis ABCs/Royal Poinciana Imperial Team Cabinet Photo Featuring Ben Taylor
  • Rare imperial cabinet photo capturing the Indianapolis ABCs/Royal Poinciana baseball club posing together in 1916. Fifteen team members are pictured here, including future Hall of Fame first baseman Ben Taylor (seated in the second row, far left.) and his brother C. I. Taylor (first row, third from the right). The handwritten notation along the top […]


  • 1909 Philadelphia Giants Large-Format Team Photo Featuring John Henry “Pop” Lloyd
  • Extraordinary original large-format photograph capturing thirteen members of the Philadelphia Giants posing together in a formal studio setting, including future Hall of Famer John Henry “Pop” Lloyd. Each player is pictured in uniform and has been identified in vintage black ink upon his respective image (last name only with the exception of Ray Wilson). According […]


  • 1916 25th Infantry Wreckers Team Photo Featuring “Bullet Joe” Rogan
  • Rare original cabinet photo picturing the 1916 25th Infantry “Wreckers” baseball team, including future Hall of Famer “Bullet Joe” Rogan. Fourteen uniformed players are pictured posing together with three soldiers in front of the grandstand. In addition to Rogan (middle row, center), the photo also features Negro League stars Dobie Moore (back row, second from […]


  • 1884 Bellaire Globes Base Ball Club Imperial Display Photo – Integrated Team with Negro League Pioneer Sol White – Earliest Known Baseball Image of White!
  • Offered here is the earliest known baseball photo of Negro League pioneer Sol White: a team photo of the integrated Bellaire Globes taken in 1884. The formal studio photograph pictures all nine members of the club, along with the team’s manager, posing together. Each of the players is identified in black fountain pen along the […]


  • Intro to the Lon Warneke Collection
  • Nine lots in this auction¬†originate from the personal collection of former National League pitcher Lon Warneke. Nicknamed the “Arkansas Hummingbird” or “Dixie” or “Dick” to his teammates, Warneke was one of the National League’s top pitchers during the 1930s. The ace of the Cubs staff from 1932 through 1936, Warneke helped lead Chicago to two […]


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