The National Sports Collectors Convention brings more than 100 athletes under one roof over five days; here’s a rundown of who’s coming and what to expect.
Memory Lane has acquired what is dubbed The Rocky Mountain Collection consisting of more than 300 of the tops cards in the hobby in unheard of grades. The collection ranks No. 3 on the PSA Set Registry.
Upper Deck turned the hobby on its head in 1989, led by the signature card for the modern-era collector – Ken Griffey Jr.
Looking back at Jefferson Burdick’s burst of energy in early 1937 that set the stage for the sports card collecting hobby of today – his Card Collectors Bulletins and the methods that still prevail in the hobby today.
PSA will once again reward those who sign up for PSA’s Collectors Club by giving away “cards that never were” – recreations of the 1934 Diamond Stars set this time featuring, Ruth, DiMaggio, Gehrig and Feller.
Michael Sam made his debut on the sports signing circuit in Chicago, leaving fans and himself impressed with the proceedings.
A fresh look at the 1968 Topps Milton Bradley set, starting with its production origins and then diving into the cards’ peculiarities. This is one of the most obscure sets out there, and here is the most involved recap of the set and a checklist of the cards included.
Class of 2014 brings big names and big crowds to the International Boxing Hall of Fame’s silver anniversary celebration. Among those taking center stage were Oscar De La Hoya and Felix Trinadad. But many boxing greats attended the weekend event.
Operation Bullpen, the huge sports memorabilia forgery bust conducted by the FBI, was a best-seller when covered in a book by the same name by Kevin Nelson. A movie has long been in the works, something that is now closer to reality with Harlan Werner acquiring the film’s rights.
When your children ask for something, it’s usually pretty cut and dry with an answer. For Jesse Loving, when his daughter asked for Honus Wagner card, he decided to take matters into his own hands. A beautiful line of custom cards is the result.