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.
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.
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.
The final hours of the National Sports Collectors Convention included a visit from Mother Nature.
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.
Big sales, big inventory, big crowds…all part of the 2015 National Sports Collectors Convention in Chicago. Notes and more inside.
The National Sports Collectors Convention makes you wonder if collectors are hankering for a few more big events.
The sports card industry gets a little attention from newspapers, a magazine and TV outlets.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Major price increases in the last couple of years have collectors holding higher grade 1953 Topps Mickey Mantle cards feeling good.
A few tips for adding some great cards to your collection while keeping an eye on your bank account.
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.
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.
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.
Newspaper editorial writers came out with guns blazing as kids flocked to the cigarette packs containing what we know today as T206 cards.
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.
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.