Hobby Happenings Week Ending May 18th, 2018

Hobby Happenings Week Ending May 18th, 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 USA Today, PreWarCards.com, Beckett Media, the NFL Player’s Association, Blowout Buzz, Forbes, Topps, PSA, Sports Collectors Daily and other sources.

Hobby Happenings Week Ending May 18th, 2018 – PHOTO OF THE WEEK

The program for the very first National Sports Collectors Convention

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Hobby Happenings Week Ending May 18th, 2018 – GRADING & AUTHENTICATION NEWS

PSA Launches New Population Report – Featuring improved speed with a search based functionality, the new system replaces the drill-down report of year’s past. USE

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Hobby Happenings Week Ending May 18th, 2018 – MARKET NEWS

Mike Trout SuperFractor Now Most Expensive Modern Card – The 2009 Bowman Chrome SuperFractor Autograph of  the Los Angeles Angels, Mike Trout, sold for $400,000. It surpasses the LeBron James 2003-04 Upper Deck Ultimate 1/1 Logoman Patch Autograph. FULL DETAILS

Hobby Happenings Week Ending May 18th, 2018 – RETAIL NEWS

Bowman Mega Boxes Return to Target – Collectors, get ready. Target will once again be the exclusive home of the 2018 Bowman Mega Box. FULL DETAILS

Hobby Happenings Week Ending May 18th, 2018 – MODERN NEWS

BlowoutCards Raises Offer to $100,000 for Shohei Ohtani Superfractor Autograph – The card must be graded in a BGS 9.5 and it must be found by May 31st, 2018. FULL DETAILS

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Hobby Happenings Week Ending May 18th, 2018 – MEMORABILIA NEWS

Sports Memorabilia Business Continues to Grow Internationally – Learn the story about how three friends started a top selling memorabilia company in the Philippines. WATCH & READ

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Hobby Happenings Week Ending May 18th, 2018 – VINTAGE NEWS

Recent Discoveries Prove there is Much to Learn About Pre-War Cards – Great insight into the corrections that need to be made to the American Card Catalog in light of recent finds. FULL ARTICLE

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Hobby Happenings Week Ending May 18th, 2018 – COLLECTOR SPOTLIGHT

Playing Favorites: Ben Aguirre Shows Off His Clayton Kershaw Gem – A new recurring feature on the Blowout Cards blog. READ NOW

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Hobby Happenings Week Ending May 18th, 2018 – “FIND” NEWS

Hidden Away for Decades, Fresh Vintage Card Collection Enters Market –  Nearly 3,000 cards and related items in all, including over 400 T206 cards alone, many with color as sharp as the day they were removed from cigarette packs. FULL STORY

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Hobby Happenings Week Ending May 18th, 2018 – RETRO NEWS

Derek Jeter Rookie Card Shatters Record – One of the most important baseball cards produced in the last 20 years sold this week on ebay for $99,100. The 1993 Derek Jeter SP Foil in a PSA 10 is one of just 22 copies to receive such a grade out of over 20,400 submissions. STORY

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Hobby Happenings Week Ending May 18th, 2018 – SHOW NEWS

Beckett Media Hosting Private Party – Hosted by the Fat Packs Podcast, Beckett Media will be hosting an exclusive party at the National Sports Collectors Convention. Full details in photo!

Hobby Happenings Week Ending May 18th, 2018 – LEGAL NEWS

Eli Manning, N.Y. Giants Reach Settlement in Memorabilia Fraud Lawsuit – The case which originated in 2014 has been settled out of court. Plaintiffs were scheduled to bring allegedly damning testimony against, Manning, the Giants and Steiner Sports. FULL DETAILS

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Hobby Happenings Week Ending May 18th, 2018 – AUTOGRAPH NEWS

NFL Rookies to Sign Over 130,000 Autographs – The NFLPA Rookie Premiere Presented by Panini America is this week and 40 of the top drafted rookies are busy working with over 30 companies including Panini America. PRESS RELEASE

Hobby Happenings Week Ending May 18th, 2018 – SHOP NEWS

Dave and Adam’s Card World Celebrate 27 Years – One of the largest and most successful retailers in the hobby celebrates a remarkable run. INTERVIEW

Hobby Happenings Week Ending May 18th, 2018 – JUST FOR FUN

Lost Advertisements–Grover Cleveland Alexander, Sweet Caporal (H/T Baseball History Daily @BBHistoryDaily) STORY

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