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
Klein’s Korner: New Money Better than Old Money? – Veteran hobbyist Rich Klein discusses new money entering the market and why it’s a good thing.
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: Panini Gets It Right – The last couple of weeks I’ve been doing a guest bit on the Hobby Hotline Show which runs Saturday mornings. The show was inspired by the old Cardboard Connection Radio show which many listeners called into. Recently, discussed on the show was the topic of Panini’s policy change […]
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 […]