Hobby Happenings Week Ending September 28th, 2018

Hobby Happenings Week Ending September 28th, 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 CNBC, Sports Collectors Digest, Infield Chatter, Darren Rovell, Sports Collectors Daily and other sources.

Hobby Happenings Week Ending September 28th, 2018 – PHOTO OF THE WEEK

20 Years Ago: Mark McGwire Hits #70.  – Phil Ozersky, a fan making $30K a year, catches the ball. The Cardinals ask him for the ball for a signed bat, ball & jersey. Ozersky says he also wants to meet McGwire. McGwire says no. Three months later, Ozersky gets the last laugh, sells ball for $3.05M. (H/T @DarrenRovell)

Hobby Happenings Week Ending September 28th, 2018

Hobby Happenings Week Ending September 28th, 2018 – COLLECTOR SPOTLIGHT

Learn More About the Upper Deck Bounty Program – This die-hard collector raves about the set-collecting incentive from Upper Deck. READ STORY

Hobby Happenings Week Ending September 28th, 2018

Hobby Happenings Week Ending September 28th, 2018 – AUTOGRAPH NEWS

Joe DiMaggio’s Autograph is in High Demand – But collectors need to do their research when searching for one. LEARN MORE

Hobby Happenings Week Ending September 28th, 2018

Hobby Happenings Week Ending September 28th, 2018 – MODERN NEWS

Shohei Ohtani Superfractor Sells for $184,056 – The final tally blew away pre-auction estimates. DETAILS

Hobby Happenings Week Ending September 28th, 2018

Hobby Happenings Week Ending September 28th, 2018 – AUCTION NEWS

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar to Auction Memorabilia for Charity – The NBA legend and Ken Goldin of Goldin Auctions, join the CNBC “Power Lunch” crew to show off some of the memorabilia items going up for auction to support his Skyhook Foundation.

Hobby Happenings Week Ending September 28th, 2018 – PLAYER NEWS

White Sox Battery Mates Take a Look at #WhatsInThePack – New video series from Topps on the Infield Chatter blog features Chicago White Sox, Adam Engel and Kavin Smith ripping packs.

Hobby Happenings Week Ending September 28th, 2018 – CRIME NEWS

CNBC’s American Greed to Air Show on John Rogers Case – The popular CNBC show “American Greed” turns its attention to John Rogers in a new episode set to air Monday, October 1st. READ & WATCH

Hobby Happenings Week Ending September 28th, 2018 – FIGURE NEWS

1963 Sports Hall Of Fame Busts Had Short Shelf Life – If you couldn’t get to the Baseball Hall of Fame in the mid-1960s, a New York company figured out a way to bring the Hall to you. LEARN MORE

Hobby Happenings Week Ending September 28th, 2018

Hobby Happenings Week Ending September 28th, 2018 – MANUFACTURER NEWS

Topps Reveals 2018 Bowman Lucky Redemption – New York Yankees rookie Gleyber Torres is this year’s 2018 Bowman Lucky Redemption. DETAILS

Hobby Happenings Week Ending September 28th, 2018

Hobby Happenings Week Ending September 28th, 2018