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Iowa Paper Tackles Industry Changes

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The hobby has gone through some massive changes over the last 25 years. So what’s next?

Ramblings: Recalling the Crazy Days of 1989

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Billy Ripken was only part of the madness as dealers scrambled to corner the market on sets that it turned out weren’t all that hard to get if you were patient.

Child of the Overproduction Era

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A writer takes a wistful look back at the cards of his childhood.

Baseball Cards in the Rearview Mirror

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A San Francisco columnist checks back on the hobby he left in the 1980s.

Another Card Collection Lament from the 90s

“But they were supposed to pay my way through college…”

Rare Cards, Tighter Controls Pushing Market?

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A Denver Post story paints a rosy picture for the baseball card market–even if it is pushed by lottery ticket type cards.

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.

Shops Roll With Changes as Hobby Evolves

Bloomberg News takes a look at the pulse of the sports card industry.