One of the best things about the sports collecting hobby is that there are no rules. You want to collect empty baseball card boxes from the 1960s? Feel free. Like ticket stubs? Go ahead.
The best stuff, for those of us who don’t have a large bankroll, is the memorabilia that’s both cool…and a little crazy.
It’s the type of stuff Celtics fan and ESPN.com ‘Sports Guy’, Bill Simmons likesl. He wrote an extensive–and funny–piece after the 2009 National Sports Collectors Convention in Cleveland.
This year, he was back. We’re not sure why it took awhile to get the video up, but here’s his story from Baltimore…with guest appearances from a few dealers and their wares.