He’s generated his share of headlines over the years for bringing long-forgotten baseball cards and newly discovered warehouse stashes into the hobby. He used to set up at every major show in the country. Bought millions of dollars worth of cards and sold even more.
eBay and the internet in general created a 24/7 resource that gave the general public access to information that was once exclusive to dealers and hard core collectors.
That means the phone calls don’t come quite as often. Many people take their cards to eBay without the need of a middle man. Others chose a dealer with a bigger online presence.
In this story, New York Daily News says he’s “the last of a dying breed”.