Some haven't painted a very rosy picture of the modern market, which isn't surprising. Unfortunately much of what was written is right on the money, albeit a re-hash of what's been written about countless times elsewhere over the last 4-5 years. Still, it's the first in-depth look at the hobby by a daily newspaper in a very long time, and on Tuesday, they did offer a much shorter piece on the strength of the vintage card market.
Always good to hear about a new shop opening. If you're somewhere near Loudoun, Va., Nice Hit Sports is a new option. The local paper profiles the owner's new venture.
Rosenblatt Stadium, former long-time home of the College World Series, was auctioned piece-by-piece on Thursday. The Series has moved to a new ballpark, but for fans in Omaha, and those from around the country who watched their teams play their year after year, it was worth grabbing a piece of baseball history.
Action 3 News was there to see what sold for what...and why: