Some sell Ernie Banks. Others feed the card gambler’s jones. Part-time dealers in the Chicago area talk with Tony Gordon about life behind the table at a modern baseball card show.
But whatever the customer is looking for, the dealers put out great effort to carry what the customers’ want. "For the most part the customers are pleasurable to deal with," said Fred Copp. "It is the better customers that make it all worthwhile. We have to realize that his is a luxury, this is not a necessity for people."
Tony Gordon is an attorney and writer in the Chicago area