Tony Lozowski lives in the crosshairs of the Yankees-Red Sox rivalry, but his card collection is more Kevin Harvick than Kevin Youkilis.
What does a retired firefighter do when he no longer needs to ride around in a big red truck?
He buys cards of guys who ride around in something a little faster.
Rhode Island resident Tony Lozowski was once a racer himself, but later in live he got hooked on NASCAR cards. The temperature was hot for awhile when racing cards were new and the sport’s popularity soared.
Things have cooled a bit, but Lozowski is still buying and selling on eBay. He’s become the go-to gearhead when collectors around the world are looking for the cards of drivers they need for an obscure set.
So how many does he have? The Providence Journal went in search of the answer and found it, along with a… somewhat… tolerant family.