Today, there is a sports card boom like no other. Many collectors, dealers, and show promoters with decades of hobby experience, myself included, will attest that they have never seen anything like it before. The demand and prices are soaring to record levels. But why is this happening? There have to be factors for this […]
I’m asking fellow collectors to get me the bug spray. An odd request being its the first week of the new year here in the Chicagoland Region. You see, I’ve been bitten by a bug! A 1990’s Insert Card Bug! This bug has bitten others as well and we may be on the verge of […]
In an effort to minimize distractions I am posting here publicly my collecting goals for the 2021 year. The purpose is to help me prioritize my collecting goals, does this mean that I will not relapse into another distracting episode? No. It does not. You know how it is.
The National Sports Collectors Convention 2019 or (NSCC 2019) held at the Donald E. Stephens Center in Chicago, IL. did not disappoint. An estimated 50,000+ hobby enthusiasts walked through the doors and created a vibe of excitement for the ages. I would like to share my takeaways with the experience.
Let’s just say hypothetically speaking, you’re on the fence about sportscard collecting. Perhaps you were doing a word search on the search engine of your choice and typed in sportscard collecting. Well, I want to give you 4 reasons why you should consider it.
Mr. Speaker. Mr. Vice President. Members of Congress. My Fellow Americans. After celebrating the birth of my Savior I enter the New Year with much anticipation and hope. Tonight, I’m addressing you the collector/dealer to present to you a card show state of the union address.
I remember growing up as a kid listening to the radio. Typically at the end of the year, there was a popular radio program I loved to listen to, Casey Kasem’s Billboard Top 100 of (insert year here). I’d like to mimic that sentiment and show you my top 25 cards of 2018.
Weekends are for errands. For me, one of them is to go to the gas station and fill up my gas tank for the upcoming work week. While I’m out I like to stroll by the nearest Target or Walmart and see what kind of sports cards are available. At times it can be hard […]
I returned to the hobby in 2014, I’ve set out to collect rookie cards of Hall of Famers. But you know what happens next don’t you? It happens to so many of us. Distractions! So I’d like to share with you my collection goals explained. Them Dog Gone Squirrels Like that scene in the Disney […]
After a very successful National Convention held in Chicago just two weeks ago, the baseball card industry captured that momentum nicely with it’s National Baseball Card Day. At first, my thoughts wandered a bit; Is this like Christmas in July? Do collectors have their own holiday now? Do I get the day off from work? […]
Head south on Lake Shore Drive you want to get onto I-294 westbound, you have several ways on how to get onto I-294 but what do I look like Google Maps you mook! I say that jokingly with a little bit of Chicago attitude of course. The Donald E. Stephenson Convention Center hosted The National […]