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Bustin’ / Larrupin’ photo closes Dec. 7

A photo of Babe Ruth with his arm draped around his pal, Lou Gehrig during the Bustin’ Bates Larrupin’ Lou barnstorming tour leads Grey Flannel Auction’s sale that closes Dec. 7. A few Christy Mathewson items from the 1910 Manhattan Championship, a latter day Subway Series...

No More Billy Goat

One hundred and eight years ago, the Chicago Cubs defeated the Detroit Tigers in the World Series. For more than a century, “Wait till next year” became the mantra for long-suffering Cubs fans. No more. Victory over Cleveland in 2016 has brought to the surface Cubs...

Forgers surface in hot market

Kris Bryant, the heralded Chicago Cubs third baseman, is off to a good start on the field. He’s even a good signer for fans, though his penmanship leaves a lot to be desired. For enterprising autograph hounds, it’s a good time to take a profit. Sellers are making...

Cubs Authentics goes charitable

While Wrigley Field is embarking on a $375 million renovation of Wrigley Field, the team’s memorabilia group, Cubs Authentics, has decided to start selling game-used and other memorabilia to benefit charitable purposes instead of its own budget line. And with any luck and...