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For me the aesthetic appeal of vintage sports memorabilia can be as pleasing as a piece of fine art. For me it is also social anthropology, history and a common bond between people with often different backgrounds.

I enjoy searching the country for fine examples of vintage sports artifacts and memorabilia. My main focus is baseball from the 1800's through the 1960's. Personally I believe these pieces are ideally suited for display, whether at home, the office, a sports themed restaurant or a museum.

I am a sports historian by hobby so it's enjoyable for me to know the history of what is offered. It is also important to me to carefully represent the condition and character of each piece. Thousands of detailed photos are available throughout the site.

Sports Artifacts has been in business since 1995. We were the first and continue to be the largest online dealer of vintage and antique sports equipment, autographs and memorabilia.

With so much emphasis on vintage baseball and football memorabilia Sports Artifacts carries a large selection of memorabilia from many, many other sports!

Sports Artifacts does business with an emphasis on personal service. Feel free to ask about having an item brought out and discussed in detail over the phone.

Take a look around, if you see something you like you can make purchases using your credit card on our secure order form which can be accessed throughout the site. Phone hours are generally 10-5 Pacific Monday through Saturday. Please leave a message if we don't answer and we'll get back to you promptly.

Returns are accepted hassle free, within 14 days of receipt. Expedited (2-5 day) shipping is free on all orders over $49 and just $4.95 on orders under $49. We use Priority Mail and USPS First Class Parcel for our expedited shipping. Express shipping is available. Visa, Mastercard, Discover and American Express are accepted. International and overseas orders are welcome.

Sports Artifacts supplied many of the sports memorabilia props used for Ice Cube's sports memorabilia store in Columbia Pictures production "Are We There Yet" including virtually all the vintage gloves and bats and many other baseball, football and basketball items. We also supplied props for Billy Crystal's show "700 Sundays" and countless other plays, television shows and movies.

In October 2008, Sports Artifacts owner Kevin Johnson was interviewed by ESPN Magazine.

In December 2000 Sports Artifacts was featured in Elle Magazine as their #1 choice for sports memorabilia on the internet and in October 2012 Sports Artifacts was featured in Country Living magazine in an article about college football memorabilia.

Thank you for visiting the Sports Artifacts website.

Kevin Johnson, Owner

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