Notes: Card Show Marks 39 Years; Super Bowl Balls & PSA, Topps News

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A New England card show rolls on, PSA-DNA tags the Super Bowl footballs (and more), Topps gets pub from music websites and adds a new board member.

Ramblings: Free Autograph Guest Sends ’em Home Happy

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Collectors were able to snare a free autograph from a 20-year big leaguer and Rich Klein also says collectors help dealers who help themselves by promoting.

Long-Running Michigan Show Settled in New Home

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The Gibraltar Trade Center shows have moved to a new location. A local news outlet talked with collectors and dealers who make the show a monthly event.

Ramblings: Show Report

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Rich’s latest on the efforts to promote local shows in the Dallas-Ft. Worth area.

Fanatics Sports Spectacular Comes to Philadelphia

Greater Philadelphia Expo Center

More than four dozen former and current athletes including members of the 1980 Phillies championship team will headline a show later this month.

Ramblings: Plano II Recap

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Rich Klein has a recap of his second ‘put up or shut up’ local fundraising sports card show.

Ramblings: Almost Show Time

Plano Card Show

Plano II is almost here and Rich Klein chronicles the past, present and future of the show he launched near Dallas.

Updated: Photos, Video from 2014 National Sports Collectors Convention

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Photos and video from the opening of the 2014 National Sports Collectors Convention in Cleveland.

Ramblings: Show Report and Plano II Confirmed

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Rich Klein sets up at a combination toy and sports card show while making plans for his second fundraising show later this summer.

Rich’s Ramblings: The Show Review Edition

Plano Card Show

After months of preparation and thanks to some helping hands, Rich Klein says the new charity card show he promoted in the Dallas suburbs went well.

Rich’s Ramblings: Show Work Must Go On

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Rich continues to take us along for the promotional ride as a new little show takes place in the Dallas area.

Editor’s Blog: Greater Boston Sports Collectors Club Show Should Rock

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Dealers heading to the Greater Boston Sports Collectors Club’s annual New England National will be heading into a region in full celebratory mode.

Young Collector at SoCal Show Indicates Bright Hobby Future

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You think kids don’t appreciate history? We found one young baseball card collector in southern California with a passion for the old stuff.

SoCal Show Draws Impressive Mix of Old School Dealers and Young Collectors

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Sports Collectors Daily’s Chris Levy is back from the second edition of the Southern California Sports Collectors Show.

News and Notes from Day 2 at the NSCC

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A few notes and a local TV segment from Day 2 of the 2013 National Sports Collectors Convention. There’s an FBI agent in the building this week.  The unit that has been investigating hobby wrongdoing and already made several arrests over the last few years (and led to some guilty pleas) is based in Chicago.  […]

Show Promoter-Dealer Laments Hobby Direction

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A Pennsylvania dealer has some thoughts on what caused the sports card collecting world to change so dramatically over the last 25 years.

2012 Toronto Sports Card Fall Expo

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Some blog posts and photos from this weekend’s 2012 Toronto Fall Expo.

TriStar Houston Show Could Feature New Hall of Famer

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TriStar Productions has announced its lineup for the 2012 Houston Collectors Show in January, with some current Hall of Famers scheduled to sign autographs and one who could be in the club by then.

New 3-Day St. Louis Area Card Show Promises $100,000 in Card, Autograph Giveaways

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Promoters of a Midwest sports card and memorabilia show are giving away dozens of iconic baseball cards and holding an auction during their three-day event.

Abdul-Jabbar Headlines Spring 2012 Sun-Times Show

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Kareem Abdul-Jabbar and John Havlicek are two of the guests at the 44th Chicago Sun-Times Show in Chicago.