The show takes place inside a hotel ballroom and organizers say capacity, logistics, and travel issues associated with the coronavirus pandemic were the reasons behind their decision. Last year’s event was also canceled, having been scheduled for a weekend just after COVID-19 arrived in the U.S.
The show will go on next year–a little earlier that normal. It’s scheduled for March 25-27 The good news? We’ve secured our dates for next year! See you March 25-27, 2022 at the Holiday Inn in Strongsville, which is located in the Cleveland area.
Just over half of the shareholders voted to turn down a $160,000 buyout offer for the 2000 Tom Brady SP Authentic rookie card they own on the Collectable platform. It would have represented a 164% ROI in 68 days.
The sports card market’s heat wave is all over North America. Stores that are well stocked with cards that are in-demand have no trouble selling them–but sometimes they don’t.
“Every day for the last six months I’ve turned down ridiculous offers… 20 times more than you ever thought it would be worth and you’re still turning it down because the market is setting new records every day,” Brad Wobshall of Player’s Choice Sports Cards in Kelowna, BC told iNFONews in Western Canada for this story on the hobby.
Forbes’ Scott Orgera talked with Yankees super prospect Jasson Dominguez about his baseball cards, which continue to soar despite the fact that he still hasn’t played in a professional game.
A college softball player, she suffered a traumatic brain injury after being struck by a line drive. She’s needed multiple surgeries–expensive ones–and continues to deal with all kinds of issues because of the injury.
She tried to get her artwork noticed by Topps, but the company turned her down more than once. This time, the answer was yes and she’s hard at work creating fresh cards. Aaron Judge was her first on the platform.
You can read more about her journey on MLB.com.
Dave & Adam’s Card World has been appointed an Official Submission Center for new card grader Certified Sports Guaranty, which began accepting sports card submissions last week.
Collectors can now submit their cards to the company with the assistance of Dave & Adam’s, which is one of the hobby’s largest trading card outlets. More info is available at DACardWorld.com.
Here’s a close-up look at some of the features on the company’s slabs.
@csgcards in hand!
Some cool slab features that were hard to see before.
The green grade box is actually security holo foil and not just green ink.
— Andy Broome (@cardgrader) February 23, 2021