What Do We Think of Jersey Trading Cards?

I’ve been writing about uniforms for nearly 20 years now, and there’s a fairly big elephant in the room that I’ve never written about or probably even mentioned: jersey trading cards, which are the cards that come with a little swatch of a game-used jersey, like the Alfonso Soriano card shown above.

I don’t . . . → Read More: What Do We Think of Jersey Trading Cards?

Free Appraisals: The Return of ‘What’s It Worth?’

About a year ago we ran a very successful promotion with Grey Flannel Auctions, in which Uni Watch readers were invited to submit items of memorabilia for appraisal at no charge and with no obligation, sort of like an online version of Antiques Roadshow. Lots of you took us up on that offer, and . . . → Read More: Free Appraisals: The Return of ‘What’s It Worth?’

Talking NBA Armbands with Ace Collector Harrison Hall

I recently received a note from a guy named Harrison Hall (that’s him at right), who has an interesting hobby: He collects game-used NBA armbands, which he documents on an Instagram account that he shares with a friend and fellow collector.

It never occurred to me that someone would collect this particular accessory, . . . → Read More: Talking NBA Armbands with Ace Collector Harrison Hall

Uni Watch Field Trip: A Visit to the Green Diamond Gallery

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The world’s biggest collection of baseball memorabilia, as you might expect, is at Cooperstown. But you might not know that the second-biggest collection is just outside of Cincinnati. It’s the personal collection of a guy named Bob Crotty, who’s spent a lifetime amassing a huge stash of . . . → Read More: Uni Watch Field Trip: A Visit to the Green Diamond Gallery