Klein’s Korner: The Road Not Taken – As it seems the sports collecting world has nothing left to do but have nothing but dollar signs and pure investment, there are other paths one can take.
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Klein’s Korner: Thank you for complaining! – You know the old line about, “if I had a quarter for all the times I heard ‘my mother threw my cards away,’ I’d be a millionaire“? Well, If I had a dollar for all the times back in the 1990’s that I heard “Beckett sucks” or “Beckett […]
Klein’s Korner: Silver linings are available – just look for them!- To say 2020 has delivered gut punches to many of us in the hobby on personal levels may be an understatement. Some people sadly have to handle more than they should. One of them is Upper Deck’s Chris Carlin, whose brother is battling amyotrophic […]
Klein’s Korner: Patiently waiting for the NSCC to return – For, oh, nearly the past 40 years this is my favorite week of the year. No, it’s not Chanukah where if you follow some of the traditions, the presents are supposed to be better for eight consecutive nights. Can you imagine getting better stuff each […]
Klein’s Korner – I’m so excited, I can’t wait – by Rich Klein – Recently, I had the pleasure of having a colonoscopy. Well, you do sleep during the procedure so the actual event is not so bad; but the prep is so much fun, said no one ever. The best part of recovery day […]
Klein’s Korner: A New Height for the Hobby – Sometimes when I write, I have a theme in mind, sometimes when I pen these columns it comes as I go and sometimes I end up going totally differently from where I started. This column is one of those where I have an idea and think I […]
Klein’s Korner: Return of Card Shows Signify Return to New Normal
2020 Winter National, why not? – Veteran hobbyist Rich Klein ponders the idea of a ‘better late than never’ National, amidst COVID pandemic crisis.
Klein’s Korner: Good hobby publicity is exactly that – New SI.com article puts spotlight on breaker culture and reinforces positive outlook of the hobby.
Klein’s Korner: Counting Our Blessings During Crisis – My user name for almost everything is Sabrgeek. SABR stands for Society of American Baseball Research and joining nearly 35 years ago was a natural extension of my fascination with all things baseball. One of the favorite people I’ve met while a member of SABR is Father […]