2020 Winter National, why not? – Veteran hobbyist Rich Klein ponders the idea of a ‘better late than never’ National, amidst COVID pandemic crisis.
About Rich Klein
Posts by Rich Klein:
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 […]
Klein’s Korner: How Will Corona Virus Impact The Hobby? – Do you remember where you were on August 12, 1994. I sure do. Why? Well because I was headed to upstate New York for a three-day show trip, followed by a few days with my father and then attending the East Coast National. And do […]
Klein’s Korner: Junk Wax 2.0? Nah! – First of all, I would like to thank everyone for their feedback and general support of the “Winter is Coming” article. One of the reasons Jason Masherah of Upper Deck started the conference with the statement was some of the similarities to the 1990’s boom and then correction. […]
Klein’s Korner: Rich’s Day at the Topps Million Card Rip Party – There is no other way to open but to say, the Topps Million Card Rip Party was a success. Although there were a few minor issues with the event, the breakers got their cards, opened the packs and the cards will be on […]
Klein’s Korner: Remembering A Legend Gone Too Early – With the recent tragic news about Kobe Bryant, his eldest daughter and the nine other people on the ill-fated helicopter last Sunday, a new lead to the July column *which will run in full after the lead* is in order. Recently, there was a post on […]
Klein’s Korner: Changes in The Hobby over the Past Decade – Just a note, as I’m writing this specific column, my wife called to inform me her adventure in New York is ending and she’ll be coming home. Dena and I appreciate all the prayers, support and love we’ve received during this period. Frankly the […]
Klein’s Korner: Preparing for an Epic Baseball Card Break – The other day I was alerted to a special upcoming break of 2020 Topps series 1 cards. You see, the break is scheduled for February 4th at AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas. And no, this will not be an ordinary break because the goal is […]
Klein’s Korner: An Truly Wonderful Holiday Present – First of all; thank you to everyone who has supported us and continue to support us in what is now Dena’s recovery from receiving her new kidney. All signs appear to be positive and we look forward to her return to the DFW area in the near […]