The National’s Tristar Autograph Pavilion brought in 126 guests, Manny was Manny and the Miracle on Ice Team wowed the crowd. Plus, Tristar says possibilities abound for Atlantic City.
Five days at the National Sports Collectors Convention and still didn’t see it all. From Nixon to Snoop Dogg and everything in between, here’s what I did see.
Tristar readies for 120 autograph guests for The National, its largest lineup to date, including 18 Miracle On Ice team members. Here’s a preview of things to come, and signers you won’t want to miss.
For those seeking signatures of historic and innovative leaders, Steve Jobs is a tough one on the list – one collector’s journey.
Baseball fans, collectors and everyone else who met Ernie Banks were left smiling and laughing, just the way he intended. Here are some memories from those around the hobby.
Tristar’s Houston show shook off a winter storm and provided an outlet for sports memorabilia collectors and fans. A guest lineup of Dwight Howard, Andy Pettitte, Tony Dorsett, Earl Campbell, “Sugar” Ray Leonard, Mike Singletary and Clyde Drexler, among others, didn’t hurt.
Tristar has announced the opening of a new Field of Dreams store in Las Vegas, with appearances scheduled for Joe Montana and Jerry Rice.
Ticket sales are up for The National Sports Collectors Convention, which boasts one of the largest autograph
pavilions to date with nearly 100 signers. In early sales, Clemens and Piazza are leading the way.
While autograph guests tend to draw the crowds and get people talking at Tristar shows, the January Houston show had dealers glowing about vintage card sales and the big crowds on Saturday.
There are many ways to celebrate a milestone anniversary. For Tristar, celebrating 25 years meant a one-day show with members of the Houston Texans as autograph guests, free attendance and plenty of smiling fans.