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The New Hobby in Salem outlasts competition
Nine Mickey Mantle cards. repair shop, Clews has retail floor space not much bigger than an average bedroom. Eight glass display cases hold cards, the bulk of his inventory, but there are shelves along the walls jam-packed with sports memorabilia.
Boy Sells His Baseball Cards to Help His Friends Fight Cancer
The Boys & Girls Club of Chicopee, Massachusetts let Brady set up shop. of cards, including a Mickey Mantle card that went for $150. Heâ€™s also selling bobble heads and autographed memorabilia, and has even received donations from sports memorabilia.
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On a scale of 1 to 10, some sports trading cards outweigh others. Literally. A Chicago-area sports memorabilia store. will go to fans in a random seat-location drawing are rookie cards of Mickey Mantle, worth $8,000, Nolan Ryan, Willie Mays and Sandy.
Collectors Look to Rekindle Glory Days
Topps helped to invigorate the collecting industry this year by issuing 19 reprints of Mickey Mantle's cards mixed. There also is a lot of interest in several kinds of sports and entertainment cards. "Everybody wanted to take [the national convention.
Kendrick proud to show off card collection
The names represent the pinnacle of baseball greatness and the cards can't help but make an impression on virtually any baseball fan. Mickey Mantle. said he treasures owning 16 of the 20 top-rated sports cards in circulation, all in top condition.
Sports card thefts alleged
Kevin Koffman, the host of â€œ The Sportsworld Collectibles Hourâ€ on Boston's WWZN 1510 The. Young said cards worth that much money are most likely pre-1940 cards. A 1951 Mickey Mantle rookie card is also considered very valuable.
Sports collecting is alive and well
While competitive-card games have ruled much of the last two decades, the original. items in his shop, be it coins, hot wheels or other one-of-a-kind sports collectibles â€” such as replica Mickey Mantle jerseys or a seat back from Yankee stadium.
Five Collectibles to Stash for Big Cash Later
provided your collection is from the right era. "I don't buy anything from after 1969," says Alan Rosen, aka "Mr. Mint," who has been a sports card buyer for three decades and just last year spent $5 million on cards and memorabilia. "Mickey Mantle can't.
I guess the best advise to anyone is to read, watch or participate in sports so you can know about it. You can then add tidbits about the sports to incorporate in your store.
I won MVP on my softball team when I was 36, hitting doubles the 1st 9-10 times up by changing from a dead pull hitter to an inside-out hitter. I also became a good bowler. I played everything from badmition to softball, baseball and tennis while in the service.
I enjoy collecting & creating historical figures, reading, and watching sports. I can't participate anymore due to being disabled.
I have worked many different jobs. At my current job I've waited on many sports celebrities such as Archie Manning, Reggie Bush, and the last 2 Saints coaches, plus some movie stars- like the guy who always plays deformed heroes in the movies. He wasn't much better looking in person- huge jaw!!!!
I began collecting cards as a hobby w/ my grandson, although i did have a good collection in grade school, plus collector cards of Davy Crockett, and cards of movie stars like Elizabeth Taylor, Rhonda Fleming & Debbie Reynolds, but like most kids, had I had the misfortune of my mother throwing them away, including a Mickey Mantle autographed baseball!
I know quite a bit about sports, and at one time considered going to Chicago to become an announcer at the John Cameron Swayze school ("Timex takes a licking, but keeps on ticking"). I have seen many greats play: Rusty Staub, (a NO native), Ted Williams, Mickey Mantle, Richie Asburn, and while working at Tulane, starting as a vendor at 9 years old, and becoming a stand manager at 13 ("Coke & 7 Up"), and saw Jerry West, Roman Gabriel, George Mira, and Tommy Ode to Mickey Mantle
Veteran sportswriter Maury Allen's moving portrait of Yankee great Mickey Mantle.Mickey Mantle: Bob Costas Eulogy
The sportscaster fondly remembers the man who defined baseball for his generation.