Here is a quick rundown of card manufacturers’ plans for wrapper redemption programs at the National Convention. Many companies are offering new sets/cards each day of the July 31-Aug. 4 event.
Today’s golf man’s might be enamored by Tiger Woods, but before him one of the greatest was Sam Snead. The Sam Snead Collection of championship trophies, clubs and more will be the centerpiece items in Heritage Auctions’ Platinum Night auction to be conducted during the National Convention.
The name of Arizona Diamondbacks owner Ken Kendrick is well known in hobby circles, as he owns some of the most pristine examples of the most valuable cards in the hobby. Thirty cards from his collection will be on display at the National Convention, courtesy of Memory Lane.
A circa 1930s Mel Ott game-used bat was stolen during August’s National Convention in Baltimore. A $5,000 reward is now being offered to anyone who can provide information that leads to the recovery of the bat.
SCD Columnist Ross Forman provides his take on the National Convention, from the memorabilia on display to the autograph guests and everything in between.
For one collector, taking a train before dawn and running around the show floor of the National Convention all in one day – in a neck brace – is the perfect day.
The world got their first chance at bidding on the Black Swamp Find of E98 baseball cards in Heritage Auctions’ Platinum Night auction during the National Convention. The three lots total tallied $566,132.
In an unfortunate occurrence around millions of dollars of memorabilia, someone has lifted a Mel Ott game-used bat off the show floor of the National Convention and now the word is out to collectors to help track it down.
On the eve of the opening of the National Convention in Baltimore, Memory Lane has announced they will have on display two iconic jerseys at their booth – Babe Ruth’s 1938 Brooklyn Dodgers coaching uniform and Lou Gehrig’s 1934 Tour of Japan example.
Onyx Authenticated offered a “golden ticket” promotion in its products earlier in the year and will now use the National Convention stage to award those products. Blowout Cards will host a giveaway of a Babe Ruth signed ball and much more.