Happy New Year everyone! Well recently I’ve just completed my first full year of blog post. Established in December of 2016 I must say I’ve had an absolute blast putting articles together. For 2017 I published a total of 33 post, that’s an average of 2.75 post per month. What I’ve enjoyed most, (besides the researching, learning and writing about what I’m absolutely passionate about), was how it has evolved. There was a dramatic difference between my first and last post of 2017. Read More
It’s no secret. I did not collect baseball cards between 2004-2014 and I casually followed baseball during that time. But when I got serious about my card collecting again I got caught up on things. I recall learning that Donnie Baseball was not in the Baseball Hall of Fame. I remember my displeasure as I released a frowning “WHAT!?” followed by this surprised, drawn out statement, “UN-BE-LIE-VABLE!” Read More
In my adventures of buying sports card collections I’ve seen a lot of enthusiasm. I get it! You’ve had these sports cards in your possession for 20-30+ years now. These cards have been stored for so long you forgot you had them. You see my business card pictured above and you have an “aha” moment! “It’s been so long they gotta be worth something? Right?” Well, this is what I’m trying to help you figure out.
During the mid to late 1980’s through the mid to late 1990’s there was a sportscard boom that swept the nation. Much of it in my opinion was brought on by several factors: sportscard manufacturers competing against one another creating new designs, new concepts thus creating high demand. Mammoth homeruns being hit with alarming frequency, and lets not forget about the influence Michael “Air” Jordan and the Chicago Bulls had on the hobby.