Hobby Happenings Week Ending July 13th, 2018

Hobby Happenings Week Ending July 13th, 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 the TMZ Sports, Panini America, WGN-TV Chicago, Cardboard Connection, Beckett Media, Sports Collectors Daily and other sources.

Hobby Happenings Week Ending July 13th, 2018 – PHOTO OF THE WEEK

This Week In 1979: The infamous Disco Demolition Night is held at Comiskey Park, Chicago. The ensuing chaos and damage to the field, forces the White Sox to forfeit the 2nd game of a scheduled doubleheader vs. the Tigers! (H/T @Bsmile)

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Hobby Happenings Week Ending July 13th, 2018 – MANUFACTURER NEWS

Topps & MLB Agree to Extend Exclusive Licensing Deal – The contract agreement runs through 2025. FULL DETAILS

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Hobby Happenings Week Ending July 13th, 2018 – COLLECTOR SPOTLIGHT

Lifelong Mays Collector’s Amazing Journey Ends with Sale – On the baseball field, Willie Mays could do it all. In the baseball collectibles field, a California resident had them all. READ STORY

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Hobby Happenings Week Ending July 13th, 2018 – AUCTION NEWS

Newly Restored, 1910-Era Piedmont Baseball Ad Returns to Heritage Auctions – Hidden away from view for over a century,  a relic of the marriage of baseball and tobacco was uncovered a couple of years ago during the building’s demolition. READ MORE

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Hobby Happenings Week Ending July 13th, 2018 – MODERN NEWS

Panini Reveals Print-Run Details for 2018 Elite Pen Pals Autographs – One of the hobby’s most sought after rookie autograph sets has new details. READ MORE

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Hobby Happenings Week Ending July 13th, 2018, 2018 – MEMORABILIA

Wayne Gretzky Rookie Jersey Hits Auction Block – It may be the most historic and statistically significant hockey jersey in NHL history and it’s going to command a HUGE price tag. MORE DETAILS & LOT DESCRIPTION

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Hobby Happenings Week Ending July 13th, 2018 – PRINT-ON-DEMAND NEWS

Behind the Scenes of the Topps Living Set – The popularity of the new Topps Living Set continues to grow. Beckett Media spoke with Vice President of Product Development Clay Luraschi about the set’s origin and future. FULL STORY

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Hobby Happenings Week Ending July 13th, 2018 – SHOP NEWS

Local Card Shop Celebrates 30-Years – Calvin Havercamp opened The Ballpark, 30 years ago  and remains in business today. FULL STORY

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Photo by Amy Mihelich

Hobby Happenings Week Ending July 13th, 2018 – CRIME NEWS

Victims Behind the Crime – Notorious hobby scum bag, John Rogers, who is serving a 12-year prison sentence for fraud, ruined countless. WATCH & READ

Hobby Happenings Week Ending July 13th, 2018 – VINTAGE NEWS

Humble Stack of Baseball Postcards Yielded Record-Setting 1907 Cobb Rookie – Tucked in with some far less notable issues in the collection of a long-time hobbyist, a 1907 Ty Cobb Wolverine News rookie card sold for a record price of $15,352 in the Lelands.com Monthly Auction. FULL STORY

Hobby Happenings Week Ending July 13th, 2018

Hobby Happenings Week Ending July 13th, 2018 – AUTOGRAPH NEWS

Stars Come Out to Sign at MLB All-Star FanFest – Here is the complete list of players signing at this year’s event along with schedule and other information. FULL DETAILS

Hobby Happenings Week Ending July 13th, 2018Hobby Happenings Week Ending July 13th, 2018 – GRADING NEWS

Making the Grade – A behind the scenes look at Beckett Grading Services. FULL STORY (Free trial subscription required)

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Hobby Happenings Week Ending July 13th, 2018 – SHOW NEWS

Technology Improves Overall Experience at National – See how modern technology is making attending the National more convenient. FULL STORY

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Hobby Happenings Week Ending July 13th, 2018 – JUST FOR FUN

Topps Details Plans for MLB All-Star FanFest – Activities and events include a wrapper redemption, incentives, games and more! FULL DETAILS

Hobby Happenings Week Ending July 13th, 2018

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