Dealers reported that baseball card sales were strong at the Fanatics Authentic Sports Spectacular show held in Chicago in March.
Every Cubs Convention is filled with good cheer and excitement for the team, regardless of the showing made on the field during the previous season. This year, during the 31st annual renewal of festivities, things were no different. Unless, of course, you take into account the enormous wave of World Series excitement that has overtaken the team for the first time in the history of the convention.
Topps has narrowed the list to five players for the No. 1 spot in 2016 Topps Baseball after online voting.
The combined total value of the 25 million sports, entertainment and historical collectibles that PSA experts have now examined, authenticated and certified is well over $1 billion.
Artist Daniel Duffy has created a masterpiece showcasing the history of the Cubs in the essence of Wrigley Field. The painting, offered in Goldin Auctions live event July 31, will be completed during the National Convention.
When it comes to MLB prospects to keep an eye on, dealers say the Chicago Cubs farm system and Cuban refugees top the list. From Kris Bryant to Yoan Moncada, card sales are heating up.
The 2013 version of Leaf’s Metal Draft Baseball has all of the top prospects, including Cuban refugee Jose Abreu. And with a 33 percent cut in production run, every signature is on-card.