With little jabs at the hobby here and there, Bill Simmons and fellow writer Rembert Browne take on The National, making the rounds and commenting all the while.
The National Sports Collectors Convention, opening July 30, has numerous giveaways, rare displays and more; here’s a guide to make sure you get to all of the attractions. You have until Aug. 3 to see everything.
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.
One of the founding fathers of card collecting, Jefferson Burdick, is well known in the industry and has his collection features in the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City. During the National Convention in Cleveland, a handwritten, two-page letter penned by Burdick will be given away.
The National Convention is always full of superb memorabilia. And then some booths bring in special displays for the show that go above and beyond. Memory Lane will showcase a Babe Ruth display that allows fans to swing his bat and admire his rare cards and photos from his career.
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.
The 35th National Convention, slated for July 20-Aug. 3 in Cleveland will have a few new twists this year, including a Case Break Pavilion and a chance to win items that will fit nicely into your man cave.
The autograph pavilion at the National Convention is a bustling place. With more than 90 signers in 2013, the activity was greater than ever. If you wanted one “regular item” signed by every guest at the 2013 National, it would have cost $5,640.
The National Convention always draws well in Chicago, and this year was no different for the first four days. SCD got a first row seat to the festivities.
Five days seems long, unless those days are filled with trading cards, memorabilia and dealers from across the country. Here is George Vrechek’s journey from the granddaddy of card shows in 2013.