Pete Rose, Memorabilia Comedian


The first time we saw the inscription “I’m Sorry I Bet On Baseball” on a baseball autographed by Pete Rose, we felt a pang of sympathy for the guy. But now—as evidenced by these new signed baseballs—those feelings are gone.

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Holy Grail: The T206 Honus Wagner

A Grantland 30 for 30 all about that card.

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The 1865 Brooklyn Atlantics


The first dated baseball card (only one other known in existence) was discovered at a yard sale in the tiny town of Baileyville, Maine on the Canadian border.

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Hoverboard Steez

“includes authentic “whooshing” sounds sampled directly from the film”

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Steinbach Mountaineer Nutcracker

Designed exclusively for Eddie Bauer “in colors that commemorate the first American ascent of Mt. Everest in 1963 by Jim Whittaker, outfitted by Eddie Bauer.”

Other menswear brands, you’ve been served notice to step up your holiday collectible game.

J Dilla – Donuts – 45 Box Set

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“This box set includes the album on seven 45s and a bonus 45 with “Signs” from the long out-of-print Donuts ‘Fan Club 45’ b/w DOOM & Ghostface’s “Sniper Elite & Murder Goons” – two tracks over Donuts beats which were recorded in late 2005 prior to the original release of the album. These two tracks were released digitally in 2008, but have never before appeared on vinyl.

Side D contains the “Donuts Outro/Intro” appearing as an interlude at the beginning of “The Diff’rence” which dates back to the first, original sequence of the album.”

It’s Suntory Time For The Rolling Stones

Rolling Stones milestones and corresponding malts used in the The Rolling Stones 50th Anniversary Whisky.

1962: The Rolling Stones formed Yamazaki malt
1971: Lips and tongue logo completed Yamazaki malt
1972: Exile on Main St., the album including “Rocks Off,” used in Suntory TV commercials is released Yamazaki malt
1981: Signature song “Start Me Up” released Yamazaki malt
1990: First performance in Japan’s Tokyo Dome Hakushu malt,Chita grain

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OJ’s Knife

Apparently the Juice is trying to sell it quietly in an all cash deal of $5 Million. So… he did kill them, huh?

There Better Be A Tasting Party

A jug of 1992 McJordan BBQ sauce sold for $9,995.00 yesterday on ebay. The McJordan burger was “a quarter-pound hamburger with smoked bacon, cheese, McJordan barbeque sauce, onions, mustard and pickles.”

Respect The Collector

Here’s Nigo’s collection of things in 2008, and below in 2012.

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When Passion Becomes Addiction

How Collecting Opium Antiques Turned Me Into an Opium Addict

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The Purple Tape

Raekwon’s Only Built 4 Cuban Linx gets the deluxe collectible treatment.

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