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70 Autograph Guests, 350 Booths at Chicago Show


The Fanatics show will have more than two dozen past greats from Notre Dame football on Friday with Peyton Manning and more than 40 others over the weekend.

Autograph Lineup Taking Shape for 2015 NSCC Show


Members of the 1980 U.S. Olympic hockey team will be among the autograph signers at the 2015 National Sports Collectors Convention in Chicago.

Ramblings: Finding a Show Guest

Lindy McDaniel

Finding an autograph guest for your card show sometimes just means a little legwork and a little knowledge of players who might have an interesting story.

Autograph Guests at Chicago Show


Some tweets and posts from autograph signings at the Fanatics Authentic show in Chicago over the weekend.

Fanatics Authentic Plans Six Major Shows Starting This Weekend

Fanatics Authentic Sports Spectacular

The Chicago Sun-Times shows are now in the hands of Fanatics Authentic which has plans to conduct a trio of shows there and at least three more elsewhere.

Autograph Lineup Taking Shape for NSCC

Autographed 2131 photo Cal Ripken Jr.

More than three dozen autograph guests have been announced for this summer’s 35th National Sports Collectors Convention with more to come.

Thanksgiving Weekend Card Show a Long-Time Fixture in Cincinnati

Cincinnati card show Moeller High

The annual Thanksgiving weekend card show at Moeller High School in Cincinnati is a long-time Midwest fixture.

NSCC Autograph Tickets on Sale

NSCC entrance

The show is just over two months away but collectors can pre-order tickets for this year’s National Sports Collectors Convention autograph signings beginning Friday.

Strasburg, Shaq Will Sign in Chicago

Shaquille O'Neal autographed photo

They won’t be cheap, but two big names have been added to the autograph lineup at this fall’s Sun-Times show including Shaq, whose sig is short.

Mike Tyson Returning to National

Autographs Mike Tyson

Former champ Mike Tyson will take time out from his one-man show to again sign autographs at the National Sports Collectors Convention.

Philly Show Postponed Until June

Philly Show

Delays in the construction of a new casino have forced Hunt Auctions to postpone the spring Philly Show to a June weekend.

The Dawn of Autograph Shows

Richs Ramblings

Rich Klein is stepping back into the wayback machine, recalling some of the first autograph guests, when even the biggest stars were dirt cheap.

Massachusetts Show a Long Running Success


The Boston Globe visits one of the country’s longest continually running shows.

Orr Jersey an Attraction at Summit Show

Orr Jersey

Seldom does a piece of memorabilia become a card show’s star attraction, but this one comes with quite a story.

Cranston Show Celebrates 35th Anniversary

sports card show

Collectors on the east coast know this show, still going and still raising money after 3 1/2 decades.

Hobby’s Future Discussed in Houston

Reliant Center

How one hobby business keeps growing despite uncertainties in the industry.

Feller Left Indelible Mark on Sports Memorabilia Hobby

1953 Topps Bob Feller

Bob Feller died Wednesday evening at age 92.

40th Toronto Sportscard Expo Set for November

Toronto Sports Card Expo

One of the year’s biggest events draws collectors from all over the world.

Forbes Blog: Hobby Needs Cleaning

Forbes columnist Wayne McDonnell is not impressed with sports memorabilia dealers.

Blog: Mays Left ‘em High and Dry in Galesburg

24 years ago, Willie Mays left hundreds standing in line at a card show in Illinois.