Tony Reid offers his weekly dose of happenings inside Sports Zone, the Central Pennsylvania shop where he works. ----- This week we were in the final stretch of the Christmas shopping season...at least we think we were.Accordingly, we continued to see a large uptick in in-store traffic. Our online sales continue to surge as well as we walked into nearly 500 online orders … [Read more...] about Shop Talk: Holiday Shopping and Shipping, Employee Appreciation, PSA 10 Packs
Top Baseball Cards of Players Born on Christmas Day
Back in the day of early childhood, when the great matters of life were discussed and settled on the playground between innings — or during rounds of “pickle” if we did not have enough players for a game — there was rarely consensus on any issue. Even if everyone present agreed that the Tigers were the only team that mattered in the American League (that is how it was growing … [Read more...] about Top Baseball Cards of Players Born on Christmas Day
Christmas Gifts For The Sports Fan and Collector
No matter if that special someone on your list is you or if you're buying something to give to someone else, holiday gifts for the sports fan offer plenty of options. This time of year, the sports memorabilia and team apparel retailers are willing to go a little further to earn your business. Several are offering specials and there is still time to get your … [Read more...] about Christmas Gifts For The Sports Fan and Collector
Ramblings: Secret Santa Anyone?
Recently, I noticed the first signs of the upcoming holiday shopping season. The first was that a local station was getting ready to go all in on Christmas music pretty soon. While the date varies, they, along with tons of other radio stations will soon be playing it all the time through Christmas Day. Stores are either putting holiday decorations and related merchandise out … [Read more...] about Ramblings: Secret Santa Anyone?
Cops Say They Caught Card Crook
It was an eventful evening at the Target store in Austin, Minnesota. … [Read more...] about Cops Say They Caught Card Crook
Babe Ruth Ball Stolen in Indiana
Who took Benjamin Daugherty's signed Babe Ruth baseball? … [Read more...] about Babe Ruth Ball Stolen in Indiana