I’m not sure what kind of neighborhood this is, but I’m pretty sure I don’t want to live there. Police in Ardmore, OK (that’s north of Dallas) were called out after a 43-year-old man attacked a pregnant woman who was trying to break up a fight between a couple of kids. The bizarre tale, police told […]
Editor’s Blog: No Holiday Break for BBCE, Cubs & The National, Maravich Jersey Cut Up, Ripken’s Minor League Cards
How did you spend your Fourth of July? Relaxing? Eating? Watching fireworks? Steve Hart and Reed Kasaoka of Baseball Card Exchange were doing all of those things several hundred miles apart, but when you’re in the business of buying and selling baseball cards and a big opportunity comes along, there are no holidays. A call […]
A few years ago we introduced you to Cam Perron, the Massachusetts teenager who developed a fascination with the living Negro League ballplayers. It’s one of our favorite stories. What began as a few autograph requests turned into quite a mission. Cam got some of them together for long overdue reunions and helped put a […]
Notebook: Charges Dropped Against Dealer, Braves Game Worn Jersey Auction, FL Card Shop Profile, Collecting Secrets
The hobby notebook includes an update on one of the six dealers who had been charged with fraud in connection with the sale of fake jerseys, a jersey auction from the Atlanta Braves, collecting tips from a mega collector, a chance to win a T206 Cobb and a profile of a Florida sports card shop owner.
Notes: 2013 Bowman Error, Auction Update, 1966 Philadelphia Football Pack Rip, Curtis Martin Signing
Every few months, it seems, we hear about another attempt to create ‘electronic sports cards’ as part of some online game. The game creators try to drum up interest by playing up the ‘collecting’ angle and create ways to build a team or online collection that try to mimic the experience of collecting physical cards. […]