Hobby Happenings Week Ending July 27th, 2018

Hobby Happenings Week Ending July 27th, 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 CBS4 TV- Denver, Sports Collector’s Digest, Front Office Sports, CTV Edmonton, Heritage Auctions, Sports Collectors Daily and other sources.

Hobby Happenings Week Ending July 27th, 2018 – PHOTO OF THE WEEK

Twinkies didn’t give us good nutrition, but they gave us great baseball cards! (1976 Hostess Snack Cakes Ad) H/T @BSmile

Hobby Happenings Week Ending July 27th, 2018 – COLLECTOR SPOTLIGHT

Over-the-top Collection Brings 1968 Detroit Tigers to Life with 400 Al Kalines A true passion. FULL STORY

Tom Baird stands next to a tribute to his favorite player, Al Kaline, while displaying actual game tickets to the seven World Series games of 1968. (Lee Thompson | MLive.com)

Hobby Happenings Week Ending July 27th, 2018 – VINTAGE

Colorado Native Shares Love Of Baseball Cards At Play Ball! Exhibit – It didn’t take long for Marshall Fogel to realize his childhood hobby of collecting baseball cards would become so much more than just a pastime. WATCH & READ

Hobby Happenings Week Ending July 27th, 2018 – AUCTION NEWS

1952 Topps Mickey Mantle Cards Starting to Crawl Out of the Woodwork – This one sat forgotten for decades in the house of our consignor who had bought packs just for the gum in the 50s. He unearthed it, it graded a PSA NM+ 7.5 and sold this week for $204K. LOT DETAILS

Hobby Happenings Week Ending July 27th, 2018 – MEMORABILIA

Collector Matches Ty Cobb Bat To Iconic 1913 Photograph – A collector matched a game-used bat of Ty Cobb he won at an auction last year to an iconic image of the Georgia Peach and Shoeless Joe Jackson. FULL STORY

Hobby Happenings Week Ending July 27th, 2018 – MODERN

Topps Keeps Tradition and Nostalgia Alive by Innovating the Trading Card Industry – Topps has used creativity, innovation, and MLB exclusivity to remain at the forefront of the trading card industry. FULL STORY

Hobby Happenings Week Ending July 27th, 2018 – CRIME NEWS

Buyers Beware: Signed Connor McDavid Jerseys with Fake Certificate Advertised Online – READ & WATCH

Hobby Happenings Week Ending July 27th, 2018 – AUTOGRAPH NEWS

Signed Ball from 11 Original Hall of Fame Inductees Could Fetch Record Price – The ball is signed by 11 members of Major League Baseball’s original 1939 Hall of Fame inductees. The Reach Official American League ball boasts the signatures of Babe Ruth, Honus Wagner, Ty Cobb, Cy Young, Tris Speaker, George Sisler, Walter Johnson, Connie Mack, Nap Lajoie, Eddie Collins and Pete Alexander, all in strong black ink. FULL STORY

Hobby Happenings Week Ending July 27th, 2018 – PLAYER NEWS

Carlos Baerga Enjoys Collecting Autographs and Spending Time with Retired Players – Lifelong collector still a kid at heart. FULL STORY

Hobby Happenings Week Ending July 27th, 2018 – JUST FOR FUN

Who’s Leaving Junk Wax Cards at NY Supermarket? – A new way to unload junk wax? READ & WATCH

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