Opening Day is a time of renewal for baseball fans. Winter is over, and as John Fogerty sang in his 1985 hit, “Centerfield,” “We're born again, there's new grass on the field.” “You always get a special kick on Opening Day, no matter how many you go through,” Yankees Hall of Fame outfielder Joe DiMaggio said. “You look forward to it like a birthday party when you’re a kid. … [Read more...] about Baseball Cards of Some Greats Who Made History on Opening Day
It was a long wait, but collectors descended on Houston's NRG Arena over the weekend for the 35th show, put on by TriStar Productions. The three-day gathering had been scheduled for February but was postponed back in December. The show featured over 400 tables of cards, autographs, memorabilia and services. Two dozen current and former athletes showed up to sign … [Read more...] about Houston Show Returns with Plenty of Autographs
TriStar’s Houston show took place over the weekend. It’s one of the country’s top events for dealers and collectors with over 80 exhibitors on hand including sellers, authentication companies and auction houses from around the country. Many come for the big lineup of autograph guests. Among those on hand were some baseball and football hall of famers and … [Read more...] about TriStar Show Brings Big Names, New Names
Craig Biggio was scheduled to sign 500 items for TriStar Productions in the wake of his Hall of Fame election. The company has an exclusive deal with the first Houston Astro to be elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame. His first public autograph session as a new member will be Feb. 15 at NRG Arena in Houston as part of Tristar's winter card and memorabilia show. The … [Read more...] about Notes: Biggio, the HOF and TriStar, Bank vs Rogers, Topps Movie?
Last month the Veteran's Committee had their say, electing a trio of managers to baseball's coveted Hall of Fame. This Wednesday, members of the Baseball Writers' Association of America have their say when the results of their yearly voting are announced. Last year, they famously elected no one, but this year brings a quality selection of newcomers including Greg Maddux, Frank … [Read more...] about Hall of Fame Collectors Await 2014 Voting Results
TriStar Productions has announced the lineup for its large annual sports card show in Houston early next year. The company will hold its event at Reliant Arena January 25-27. Among those slated to sign is Astros’ great Craig Biggio, who may be attending his first show as a member of the Baseball Hall of Fame. Results of the Baseball Writers Association of America balloting … [Read more...] about TriStar Houston Show Could Feature New Hall of Famer