Hobby Happenings Week Ending March 8th, 2019

Hobby Happenings Week Ending March 8th, 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 PSA, Sports Collectors Digest, Forbes, Beckett Media, Sports Collectors Daily and other sources.

Hobby Happenings Week Ending March 8th, 2019 – PHOTO OF THE WEEK

17-year-old Jackie Mitchell struck out Babe Ruth & Lou Gehrig back-to-back. You read that correctly. #WomensHistoryMonth (H/T @Cut4)

Hobby Happenings Week Ending March 8th, 2019

Hobby Happenings Week Ending March 8th, 2019 – MARKET NEWS

How Mike Trout’s Rookie Card Soared From $550 To $187K In Nine Years – The recent sale greatly exceeded pre-sale estimates and continues to show the stratospheric rise of valuable trading cards as an alternative investment. FULL STORY

Hobby Happenings Week Ending March 8th, 2019

Hobby Happenings Week Ending March 8th, 2019 – AUTHENTICATION NEWS

Mike Posner of MLB Authentication Talks With Radio Show Host “The Baseball Card King” – Talks about expanded role and partnership with, of all things, Star Wars.

Hobby Happenings Week Ending March 8th, 2019 – MODERN NEWS

Topps Sketch Card Artist Gets Hall Call – Todd Aaron Smith has been a sketch card artist for Topps for years. His work will now be featured in an exhibit at the Baseball Hall of Fame.

Hobby Happenings Week Ending March 8th, 2019 – AUTOGRAPH NEWS

More Content, Prices Part of 2nd Edition of Baseball Hall of Fame Autographs Book – The second edition of long-time collector Ron Keurajian’s book Baseball Hall of Fame Autographs is out, with some new features. MORE DETAILSPURCHASE A COPY

Hobby Happenings Week Ending March 8th, 2019

Hobby Happenings Week Ending March 8th, 2019 – COLLECTOR NEWS

Meeting Patrick Kane Immortalized on an Upper Deck Hockey Card – The story of a persistent child’s quest to meet his idol. FULL STORY 

Hobby Happenings Week Ending March 8th, 2019 – ON-DEMAND NEWS

New Topps Online Exclusive Set Celebrates Baseball’s 15oth Year – Three card per week to be released. MORE DETAILS

Hobby Happenings Week Ending March 8th, 2019

Hobby Happenings Week Ending March 8th, 2019 – AUCTION NEWS

Memory Lane to Offer World’s Best Willie Mays Card Collection in Upcoming Auction – Dubbed the “Mays Fan Club Collection”, it includes some of the rarest Mays cards in existence. MORE DETAILS

Hobby Happenings Week Ending March 8th, 2019 – CRIME NEWS 

Maryland Man Found Guilty in Sports Card Storage Unit Theft Case – True case of “Storage Wars” settled in court. FULL STORY

Hobby Happenings Week Ending March 8th, 2019 – MANUFACTURER NEWS

A Closer Look at the Printing Technology Utilized in 2019 Topps Baseball – A truly interesting and technically advanced look at printing processes. FULL STORY

Hobby Happenings Week Ending March 8th, 2019

Hobby Happenings Week Ending March 8th, 2019 – ENTERTAINMENT NEWS

Topps Launches New On-Demand Set Featuring the Women of Star Wars – It’s also the first place to get trading cards of Star Wars Resistance characters. MORE DETAILS

Hobby Happenings Week Ending March 8th, 2019

Hobby Happenings Week Ending March 8th, 2019 – ENTERTAINMENT NEWS

Upper Deck Partners With Hanes For Exclusive Michael Jordan Trading Cards – Buy Hanes underwear, get MJ basketball cards and yes there are autographs. FULL DETAILS

Hobby Happenings Week Ending March 8th, 2019

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