Card Shop Hoping for Kid Revival

A new wave of stories about the sports card hobby is appearing in the mainstream media.

Inspired by the beginning of a new baseball season and by the new book “Mint Condition”, which traces the history of the hobby, newspapers, online journalists, radio and TV stations are taking a look at the state of the industry.

WGAL-TV, the NBC affiliate in Lancaster, PA, paid a visit to Don Donwert, owner of a long-time local shop that sells both modern and vintage cards.

Donwert carries everything from turn of the last century singles to super premium wax.  Like many dealers, he’s seen adults become his primary customers.

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