Hobby Happenings Week Ending July 14th, 2017

Hobby Happenings Week Ending July 14th, 2017 – Here is a look at hobby stories from around the web over the last week. Find out the latest in business news, player spotlights, vintage, grading, auctions, sports memorabilia and more. Stories from, Chicago Tribune, USA Today, PSA, Sports Collectors Daily and other sources.

Hobby Happenings Week Ending July 14th, 2017 – PHOTO OF THE WEEK

The 8×10″ image from International News Service shows Babe Ruth crossing the plate after belting a three-run homer in the 7th inning with Lou Gehrig, ready to step in the batter’s box, shaking his hand. The blast capped a six-running inning for the Yankees. The caption, still attached to the back of the photo, is dated October 7, 1927 and describes what has taken place in front of over 60,000 fans at Yankee Stadium. MORE DETAILS

Hobby Happenings Week Ending July 14th, 2017

Hobby Happenings Week Ending July 14th, 2017 – VINTAGE NEWS

 Unprecedented Unopened Vintage Find Larger Than Previously Detailed – It’s true. The find of unopened vintage trading cards last month, that was highlighted by the well publicized, partial box of 1948 Bowman Baseball, apparently consists of numerous other treasures. DETAILS

Hobby Happenings Week Ending July 14th, 2017

Hobby Happenings Week Ending July 14th, 2017 – AUCTION NEWS

$432,000: the incredible price realized for this 1915 Cracker Jack Ty Cobb, graded PSA MINT 9

Hobby Happenings Week Ending July 14th, 2017

Hobby Happenings Week Ending July 14th, 2017 – AUTOGRAPH NEWS

Panini America’s Statement on the Dak Prescott Autopen Controversy  OFFICIAL STATEMENT

Hobby Happenings Week Ending July 14th, 2017

Hobby Happenings Week Ending July 14th, 2017 – SHOW NEWS

80 Signers, 300 Tables for Chantilly Show This Weekend – One of the country’s longest-running and larger, regional shows takes place this weekend at the Dulles Expo Center in Chantilly, VA. DETAILS

Hobby Happenings Week Ending July 14th, 2017

Hobby Happenings Week Ending July 14th 2017 – MEMORABILIA NEWS

Former Gatorade Exec Auctioning Vintage Michael Jordan Memorabilia – Bill Schmidt was instrumental in developing the famous “Be Like Mike” advertising campaign and frequently attended Bulls games when Jordan played in Chicago. One of the more noteworthy items in the collection is a pair of Nike Air Jordan game-used autographed, size 13 sneakers from the 1992-93 seasonSTORY

Hobby Happenings Week Ending July 14th 2017

Hobby Happenings Week Ending July 14th 2017 – PLAYER NEWS

Why Andy Roddick Trashed His Own Career Sports Memorabilia – Roddick’s wife, model Brooklyn Decker explains why the former tennis star threw away reminders of his career. A sad tale of life after sports. STORY

Hobby Happenings Week Ending July 14th, 2017

Hobby Happenings Week Ending July 14th, 2017 – JUST FOR FUN

Artist Tim Carroll, who creates unique baseball card art by cutting up other baseball cards recently completed this masterpiece in homage to the “Lucky 7 Find”  which featured the Ty Cobb backs. He used some Topps Allen & Ginter and 1982 Topps commons to create it and the piece measures 16.5″x 29″.

Hobby Happenings Week Ending July 14th, 2017

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