Even in St. Louis--where baseball is practically religion--not all sports card shops have survived over the years. The Sports Card Dugout, located between Affton and Shrewsbury, not far from I-44, rolls on.
Owner Randy Fauth has been working at a card shop since he was 15. He's now 44...and owns this place, which carries a little bit of everything.
"It’s a passion I have had for a long time,” he says.
He offers up a good illustration of how the hobby has changed in a chat with Patch.com.