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Abandoned Sports Cards Inside Detroit Warehouse

Some urban explorers stumble across an abandoned Detroit warehouse with a forgotten stash of sports cards. We’ll let you guess when they were printed.

Editor’s Blog: Special Collector Meets Aaron Rodgers

Our recent story about 15-year-old Jake Cohen, a blind collector from Colorado, reached his favorite player and last week, he got to meet Aaron Rodgers.

Editor’s Notes: National Notes, MJ Fleer Pack to Re-Pack?

Plans underway for the 2016 NSCC, more notes from Chicago…and a newly sold Michael Jordan enriched 1986-87 Fleer pack could boomerang back to the hobby.

Editor’s Blog: Lights Out at the National

The final hours of the National Sports Collectors Convention included a visit from Mother Nature.

National ’15 News and Notes: Friday Edition

Kids and adults getting into the action at the National, the ‘hole in the wall find’ has a home and Brooks Robinson’s collection is consigned.

News & Notes from the 2015 National

Big sales, big inventory, big crowds…all part of the 2015 National Sports Collectors Convention in Chicago. Notes and more inside.

National Proves There’s Still Nothing Like a Big Show

The National Sports Collectors Convention makes you wonder if collectors are hankering for a few more big events.

Editor’s Blog: Recent Newspaper, Magazine, TV Coverage for the Hobby

The sports card industry gets a little attention from newspapers, a magazine and TV outlets.

Rookie Card Values of the ‘Greatest Living Players’

Spirited debate over the voting for the four greatest living players led us to look at rookie card values of the final selections–and those who were in the post-game discussions.

Notes: Sy Berger’s Family to Attend Honor

An honor for the late Sy Berger this weekend. The info, plus the story of a couple of historic baseball pieces, Max Scherzer’s charity autograph program and more.

Notes: Rings Stolen in Toronto; Craigslist Trouble in Cleveland

Two valuable championship rings were stolen in a Toronto burglary, two brothers from Cleveland are accused of a memorabilia scam… and more in the Notebook.

Notebook: SI Catches Up With Crazy Card Photo Subjects

Traveling to meet and re-photograph some of the guys who appeared on those nutty cards of the past? Sounds like fun. It’s one of the stories in the Notebook.

1953 Topps Mickey Mantle on the Rise

Major price increases in the last couple of years have collectors holding higher grade 1953 Topps Mickey Mantle cards feeling good.

Editor’s Blog: How to Buy Old Baseball Cards Cheap

A few tips for adding some great cards to your collection while keeping an eye on your bank account.

Notes: Ferrell and NSCC Autos; Posey Talks Cards; Trout’s Gift

Will Ferrell’s 2015 Topps Archives are hot, Buster Posey is the face of Series 2, the NSCC’s free autograph guests, a must-see video, boxing show…and more.

1973: Topps’ Business Draws AP Attention

An old article reveals the trading card business to be a much different place in 1973, but a growing enterprise with Topps providing cards for four sports.

Notebook: Utah’s Super Collector, Sox Garage Sale, ’51 Ticket Book, Wrong Rob

A visit with a voracious collector, a trip to the White Sox garage sale, the Red Wings plan one, a cool item from a historic MLB season and more.

T206 Cards Caused Uproar Upon 1909 Release

Newspaper editorial writers came out with guns blazing as kids flocked to the cigarette packs containing what we know today as T206 cards.

Notes: Sports Detectives, Baseball Artist, Crazy Collection, LAPD Sets

A new TV series hunts sports artifacts, artist Graig Kreindler makes national news, an Indy man’s huge collection, Conlon for the Hall… and police sets are back in LA.

Editor’s Blog Notes: PSA 10 Rookies at Auction

A new crop of PSA 10 football cards, a Phillies fan outmuscles an older lady for a ball, players talk autographs, Floridians recall The Babe…and more.