Hobby Happenings – RARE Ruth, MLB All-Star Game, Auctions

Hobby Happenings – RARE Ruth, MLB All-Star Game, Auctions – Here is a look at hobby stories from around the web over the last week. Find out the latest in business news, player spotlights, vintage, grading, auctions, sports memorabilia and more. Stories from PSA, Sports Collectors Digest, TMZ, Yahoo, Forbes, Beckett Media, Sports Collectors Daily and other sources.

PHOTO OF THE WEEK

1975 TCMA’s Baseball Quarterly Vol. 1 No.1. Very first issue published by Mike Aronstein w/ Kieth Olbermann as Editor. Included  sample cards. (H/T @MarkHoyle4)

LEGAL NEWS

Upper Deck Files New Trademark Applications – Including Flair, Fleer and Fleer Ultra for use on clothing as well as “The Official Trading Card of eSports” for use on various consumer goods, including trading cards. (H/T @Paul_Lesko)

AUCTION NEWS

Only Known Ruth, Cobb Dual Signed Photo Coming to Auction – LOT DETAILS

MEMORABILIA NEWS

1948 Indians Team Signed Ball Among Items Appraised at MLB All-Star Game Play Ball Park – FULL STORY

FIND NEWS

Fresh Card Find Includes 1916 Famous & Barr Ruth, Huge Pre-War Stash – FULL STORY

Hobby Happenings - RARE Ruth, MLB All-Star Game, Auctions

MANUFACTURER NEWS

Latest Topps “X” Set Released – A creation by Cleveland Indians’ great, Francisco Lindor. FULL DETAILS

GRADING & AUTHENTICATION NEWS

Talking Authenticity at the 2019 All-Star Auction in Cleveland – Early Ruth game-used bat among items at Hunt Auctions live event. MORE DETAILS

FIGURE NEWS

New M.J. Figure Coming From Sideshow Collectibles – FULL DETAILS & IMAGE GALLERY

Hobby Happenings - RARE Ruth, MLB All-Star Game, Auctions

COLLECTOR SPOTLIGHT

Tom Brady Super Collector Has EVERY Game Ticket – Including NCAA, NFL regular and post-season games. FULL STORY

VINTAGE NEWS

Love of the Game Auctions Offering FREE eBook – “Authenticating Early Baseball Cards,” by David Cycleback. GET IT HERE

Hobby Happenings – RARE Ruth, MLB All-Star Game, Auctions

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