Hobby Happenings Week Ending January 11th, 2019

Hobby Happenings Week Ending January 11th, 2019 – 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 Panini America, Beckett Media, Upper Deck, PSA, Sports Collectors Daily and other sources.

Hobby Happenings Week Ending January 11th, 2019 – PHOTO OF THE WEEK

This week in 1982, the 49ers Dwight Clark caught the game-winning touchdown during the 1981 NFC Championship Game. The catch would later be known as – wait for it – “The Catch.” He even drew up the game-winning play with his autograph for this photo! (H/T @PSACard)

Hobby Happenings Week Ending January 11th, 2019 – MARKET NEWS

What 2019 Holds For The World’s Most Popular Baseball Card: 1952 Topps Mickey Mantle – Iconic card is now regarded as the most popular card, surpassing the 1909-1911 T206 tobacco Honus Wagner card. FULL STORY

Hobby Happenings Week Ending January 11th, 2019 – AUCTION NEWS

Top 1933 Goudey Set Being Broken Up; Sold at Auction – Heritage Auctions is offering  each of the 240 cards being offered separately. DETAILS 

Hobby Happenings Week Ending January 11th, 2019 – BUSINESS NEWS

NHLPA and NHL Agree to Extend Multi-Year Exclusive Trading Card Licenses with Upper Deck – The 2018-19 NHL season marks the 29th straight year of Upper Deck hockey, a partnership that dates back to the 1990-91 season. MORE DETAILS

Hobby Happenings Week Ending January 11th, 2019 – VINTAGE NEWS

Part of This Complete Breakfast! Digesting the 1962 Post Cereal Baseball Card Set – In recent years, there has been a noticeable spike of interest in collecting food issues. LEARN MORE

Hobby Happenings Week Ending January 11th, 2019

Hobby Happenings Week Ending January 11th, 2019 – MANUFACTURER NEWS

Panini America Inks Exclusive Trading Card Agreement with University of Notre Dame – The new pact gives Panini America the exclusive rights to produce licensed trading cards featuring former Notre Dame football, basketball, baseball players. MORE DETAILS

Hobby Happenings Week Ending January 11th, 2019 – COLLECTOR NEWS

Wisconsin Man Has Goal Of Collecting 1 Million Cubs Cards – Baseball card collectors can be obsessive, but Beau Thompson is in a class by himself. FULL STORY

Hobby Happenings Week Ending January 11th, 2019

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