The National Convention is fast approaching, slated for July 30-Aug. 3 in Cleveland. Topps has announced its plans for the event, which includes meet-=and-greets, wrapper redemption program and case breaks.
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.
The first cards from Topps featuring the 2014 NFL rookies will be hot commodities.
Thrift store find, along with a signature from Arnold Palmer, makes for a perfect Masters jacket look-alike. Now, will I have success sending it to the Master locker room? Find out.
Upper Deck comes through again for a big-time sports fan who is battling a life-threatening disease. Enter Sam Tageson and the San Jose Sharks.
Panini’s 2014 effort for the popular brand provides a nice design with a retro look; lack of logos and team names hurts in the end
A trip to Israel showcases differences in sports, from type, popularity and adulation to autographs and trading cards. Ross Forman explains.
The NFL Draft plays a key role in the hobby’s fortunes for the rest of the year, and right now all eyes are on Johnny Manziel. Here’s the scoop from various shop owners on the quarterback’s impact and why some aren’t going all in on the gunslinger.
Bob Carson will stay on as Editor Emeritus of “Minor Trips,” as “Spitball” Editor Mike Shannon will fill the same role for the newly acquired newsletter.
The three-day show, held April 25-27 at the Cow Palace, drew more than 5,000 collectors, including a throng of red-wearing 49ers faithful when Colin Kaepernick, head coach Jim Harbaugh and stars such as Patrick Willis, NaVorro Bowman and Frank Gore, among others, signed autographs.