Hobby Happenings Week Ending November 3rd, 2017

Hobby Happenings Week Ending November 3rd, 2017 – 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 Paul Fraser Collectibles, ESPN, Yahoo Finance, NBCNY, Forbes, Sports Collectors Daily and other sources.

Hobby Happenings Week Ending November 3rd, 2017 – PHOTO OF THE WEEK

Congratulations to the Houston Astros for their first World Series Championship in franchise history.

Hobby Happenings Week Ending November 3rd, 2017

Hobby Happenings Week Ending November 3rd, 2017 – BUSINESS NEWS

Collector’s Universe Set New Revenue Records – The company announced results for the first fiscal quarter of 2018, reporting a 25% increase in revenue to a record $19.8 million, up from $15.7 million in last year’s first quarter. FULL DETAILS

Hobby Happenings Week Ending November 3rd, 2017

Hobby Happenings Week Ending November 3rd, 2017 – AUTOGRAPH NEWS

“Juiced” World Series Baseballs Make Signing Difficult – At least one player commented on the topic publicly. MORE

Hobby Happenings Week Ending November 3rd, 2017

Hobby Happenings Week Ending November 3rd, 2017 – MODERN NEWS

Transcendent Baseball is Returning for 2017 – While no official details have yet been released, Topps has disclosed that the product, featuring a $10,000 SRP will be returning, with a December debut. Stay tuned for more information as it becomes available.

Hobby Happenings Week Ending November 3rd, 2017

Hobby Happenings Week Ending November 3rd, 2017 – MEDIA NEWS

Collectors coveting Sports Illustrated Cover Predicting Astros Title – The average selling price on eBay has been $280. However, now Fanatics Authentic is selling copies signed by World Series MVP, George Springer for $230. READ MORE & WATCH BELOW

Hobby Happenings Week Ending November 3rd, 2017- AUCTION NEWS

Cap That Shielded Jackie Robinson From Racist Pitchers Fetches Record Amount at Auction – The blue cap sold for $590,000 Saturday after a month-long online auction through the sports auctioneers Lelands. It’s the most money ever exchanged for a hat at auction. FULL STORY

Hobby Happenings Week Ending November 3rd, 2017

Hobby Happenings Week Ending November 3rd, 2017 – MEMORABILIA NEWS

Pete Rose Game-Used Bat Sell for Over $250K – It wasn’t just any bat. It was the one used by Pete Rose on September 11th, 1985 when he broke Ty Cobb’s all-time hits record. DETAILS

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Hobby Happenings Week Ending November 3rd, 2017 – VINTAGE NEWS

World’s Rarest Honus Wagner Baseball Card Surfaces, And It’s For Sale – There’s a Honus Wagner card 75 times rarer than the 1910 tobacco card that sold for $3.1 million one year ago. LEARN MORE

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Hobby Happenings Week Ending November 3rd, 2017 – AMAZING FINDS

Rare, Hazardous Mickey Mantle Card Surfaces – The level of contamination cannot be gauged. What are we talking about? FIND OUT

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Hobby Happenings Week Ending November 3rd, 2017 – JUST FOR FUN

Notre Dame’s ‘Gipper Game’ Football to Beat $15,000? – The football used in the November 10, 1928 “Gipper Game” between the Notre Dame Fighting Irish and the US Army will appear in an upcoming sale at Heritage Auctions. DETAILS

Hobby Happenings Week Ending November 3rd, 2017