A Colorado man’s collection of Larry Bird items is up for sale. Hundreds of pieces are being offered in three lots.
He’s no longer playing, but is that any reason for the 1986-87 Fleer card to trade at its current level?
It wasn’t a splash. More like a ripple. When Fleer announced plans to produce a nationally distributed basketball card set in 1986, it didn’t create massive shock waves in the hobby. Basketball was alive thanks to Larry Bird, Magic Johnson and, of course, Jordan. But its cards were still playing third fiddle to baseball and […]
ESPN was barely a blip on the sports radar screen. Home computers were still more than a decade away. No blogs. No YouTube. No college hoops on TV every night. Whatever hype surrounded the 1979 NCAA Championship game was largely because the country had read about Magic Johnson and Larry Bird in their daily newspapers […]