Whether it’s the National, flying home from the National or doing a local show, Rich Klein always finds a chuckle or two.
Rich K says the business may have contracted but the “living hobby” aspect of 25 years ago remains the same.
Rich Klein delves into a few questions about All-Star selections in Topps cards from over 50 years ago.
Baseball cards and long-lost broadcasts help bring the past back to life.
The cartoons and the copy make for a fun ride through the backs of the 1962 Topps Baseball cards.
Frank Gifford was skilled enough to carve out two long careers, appearing in card sets as a player and a play-by-play announcer.
Rich Klein wandered the floor of the National, catching up with old friends and connecting with new ones while sizing up the crowd and looking ahead to 2016.
Rich Klein says the National should be fertile ground for the new generation of stars, finally a match for Chicago star combos of the past.
National Eve has Rich Klein recalling the past and looking forward to his 2015 experience.
Rich Klein is your guide on another fun tour of stories behind the 1970s Topps multi-player rookie cards.
Whether it’s a contest, free cards or free coffee, there’s nothing wrong with enticing business at the National, your local show or even your shop.
Rich Klein shares a little of what he’s learned after a couple of years in the local card show promotion game.
Sometimes a baseball card holds two great stories.
Rich follows up his column about show cities for the National Sports Collectors Convention.
From guys who couldn’t get off a Rookie Stars card to a manager depicted by a cartoon firing, the 1969 Topps set has the quirks Rich loves to highlight.
The past, present and future of the National Sports Collectors Convention always includes discussion of show sites but it’s not as easy as it seems.
From a guy who became more famous after baseball to a rookie card of a retired guy, the 1964 Topps Rookie Stars subset is one for the book.
Baseball cards are great for bringing up memories but not every guy who gets into a game winds up getting one.
Rich Klein discusses the ongoing dilemma of setting the right auction minimums.
Rich Klein discusses tiered pricing for autographed items, the cost of getting an athlete’s name on an item and margins for card shops and other dealers.