The nearest major league team is about a day’s drive away. Still, there are plenty of sports fans in and around Rapid City, South Dakota and enough card collectors in that group to keep a couple of shops in business. The talk near Mt. Rushmore is the same in virtually every shop around the rest of the country, though.
Yet for those who have managed to keep their sports-minded kids interested, the lure remains the same: it’s a great way to share quality time.
The Rapid City Journal spent time exploring both angles–and then some.