Hobby Happenings Week Ending May 26th, 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, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, Beckett Media, eCommerceBytes, Blowout Buzz, Auction Report, Sports Collectors Daily and other sources.
Hobby Happenings Week Ending May 26th, 2017 – PHOTO OF THE WEEK
This week in 1965, marked one of the greatest sports moments i history. This iconic photo of Muhammad Ali’s knockout of Sonny Liston, was captured by renowned photographer Neil Leifer.
Hobby Happenings Week Ending May 26th, 2017 – AUCTION NEWS
Love Him or Hate Him, Barry Bonds Still Has Loyal Following – That will be put to the test when Goldin Auctions sells the complete game-worn uniform and game-used bat from the game in which Bonds hit his 716th career home run. DETAILS
Hobby Happenings Week Ending May 26th, 2017 – BUSINESS NEWS
eBay Sellers No Longer Able to Use Turbo Lister Starting in June – eBay updated sellers on the fate of Turbo Lister, a popular tool that it’s doing away with in favor of a new Seller Hub. The letter spells out in greater detail how it will – and will not – support sellers who continue to use the tool going forward. DETAILS
Hobby Happenings Week Ending May 26th, 2017 – SHOW NEWS
Want FREE Tickets to the Long Beach Collectors Expo? – This annual show runs from June 8th-10th. Get your passes HERE! Use Promo Code: Media.
Hobby Happenings Week Ending May 26th, 2017 – PLAYER NEWS
Willie Stargell’s Children ‘Blindsided’ by Widow’s Decision to Auction Memorabilia – Memories. When it comes down to it that’s what our hobby is all about. For the children of Pirates’ star Willie Stargell, those memories are causing a family rift. FULL STORY
Hobby Happenings Week Ending May 26th, 2017 – VINTAGE NEWS
“Chicago Find” Brings Near Set of 1914 Cracker Jack Cards to Auction – Tucked away in a family basement, undisturbed since being pulled from the famous sweet treat, this amazing find proves once again, their is plenty of vintage, pre-war material just waiting to see the light of day. STORY
Hobby Happenings Week Ending May 26th, 2017 – MEMORABILIA NEWS
Game Worn Guide Documents Decades of MLB Jerseys – Now in its eighth edition, this eBook totals 3,600 pages of painstaking research by super collector, Bill Henderson. DETAILS
Hobby Happenings Week Ending May26th, 2017 – COLLECTOR SPOTLIGHT
49ers Pennant Collection Opens Doors to Team History – There are mancaves and then there are MANCAVES. One passionate collector has built the latter in homage to the San Francisco 49ers. READ
Hobby Happenings Week Ending May 26th, 2017 – JUST FOR FUN
‘A League of Their Own’ 25th Anniversary Blu-Ray Includes Bonuses for Collectors – Look for baseball cards, patches and more in this Limited Edition Gift Set. MORE DETAILS
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