Hobby Happenings Week Ending February 9th, 2018

Hobby Happenings Week Ending February 9th, 2018 – 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 PSA, Heritage Auctions, Cooke Communications, Sports Collectors Daily and other sources.

Hobby Happenings Week Ending February 9th, 2018 – PHOTO OF THE WEEK

“Sport Fans! Get A Free Autographed #Cubs Baseball, Baseball Bat, Or Hockey Puck!” (1967 Ron Santo Pro’s Pizza Box) – H/T Baseball by BSmile @BSmile

Hobby Happenings Week Ending February 9th, 2018

Hobby Happenings Week Ending February 9th, 2018 – MEDIA NEWS

SBNation Waxes Poetic About Baseball Cards – Enjoy this article that brings a lighter side to things. Because as the author notes, baseball cards are much more fun than Rob Manfred.  READ

Hobby Happenings Week Ending February 9th, 2018

Hobby Happenings Week Ending February 9th, 2018 – CRIME NEWS

Thief Fails to Add to His Card Collection – The 45-year old man used an anti-inventory device to steal multiple packs of NFL and and WWE trading cards from Target. The cards had a total retail value of $288. MORE DETAILS

Hobby Happenings Week Ending February 9th, 2018
Is pack searching a crime?

Hobby Happenings Week Ending February 9th, 2018 – GRADING NEWS

PSA Explains How To Properly Determine Declared Value 

Hobby Happenings Week Ending February 9th, 2018 – SHOW NEWS

TRISTAR Houston Show Always Thrills – Lots of BIG names are scheduled to appear this weekend. Get complete details on signers, exhibitors and more! DETAILS

Hobby Happenings Week Ending February 9th, 2018 – COLLECTOR SPOTLIGHT

Meet Jeff Smith, The King of PSA-Graded Vikings Cards – It’s not easy being a Vikings fan when you live in the heart of Seahawks country. Jeff is the owner of what’s likely the world’s most extensive collection of Minnesota Vikings PSA-graded cards and he has lived in the Seattle area his whole life. READ MORE

Hobby Happenings Week Ending February 9th, 2018

Hobby Happenings Week Ending February 9th, 2018 – AUCTION NEWS

Harlem Globetrotters Jersey Showcase by Heritage Auctions – The troupe of highly-skilled hard court magicians were at their peak when Meadowlark Lemon and Curly Neal were on the roster. Now their jerseys are featured in an upcoming auction. LOT DETAILS

Hobby Happenings Week Ending February 9th, 2018 – MEMORABILIA NEWS

Favorite Player Get Traded? No Worry. Fanatics Authentic Has You Covered – Company announces launch of NEW Jersey Trade Resistant Program. FULL DETAILS

Hobby Happenings Week Ending February 9th, 2018

Hobby Happenings Week Ending February 9th, 2018 – VINTAGE NEWS

Library of Congress “Baseball Americana” Exhibit to Include Cards, Memorabilia – If you’re making east coast vacation plans, you might consider a stop at the Library of Congress, where a major exhibition featuring baseball history and artifacts will open in June. FULL DETAILS

Hobby Happenings Week Ending February 9th, 2018

Hobby Happenings Week Ending February 9th, 2018- AUTOGRAPH NEWS

Autographs at Pebble Beach are Par for the Course – The AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am has a long history of being a fan friendly event. Despite the isolated incidents that surrounded Jordan Spieth and Peyton Manning in recent years. FULL STORY

Hobby Happenings Week Ending February 9th, 2018 – JUST FOR FUN

History’s Greatest Olympians Set Features Big Named Athletes – With the start of the 2018 Winter Olympic Games, lets take a look back at trading cards featuring past Olympic greats. FULL STORY