Card of the Day: Khalil Mack 2014 Press Pass #29

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Card of the Day: Connie Mack 1960 Fleer #14

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Card of the Day: Khalil Mack 2014 Topps Chrome Pulsar Refractor RC #184

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“Pin-Up” of the Week: American Sports Card Collectors Association Show 9/74 Pin

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Depending on where you live, card shows might be a weekly thing at your local flea market.  Then again some collectors haven’t seen one in years.  Its all regional.  Sports card shows started in the late 1960’s when people began to realize that their memorabilia carried some value.  Organizations like the American Sports Card Collectors Association (ASCCA) were formed to help put together shows.  It wasn’t uncommon for them to take place in a hotel and have a former athlete come to sign autographs.

Even in the early years of sports card shows, promos were around.  The American Sports Card Collectors Association would give out promotional pins to many early collectors that were attending a show.  Most of these pins would feature the likeness of Jackie Robinson, Willie Mays, Connie Mack, Lou Gehrig, and Christy Mathewson.  Sometimes they would feature a picture of the autograph signer.  There always seems to be a handful of these pins up for sale, but rarely do any of them sell.  If they do sell, its not for very much.  But they’re fun to look at and see the history behind some of the hobby’s earliest shows.

Card of the Day: Kevin Mack 2012 Topps Archives Fan Favorites Auto

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Wizards Hoops Contest! – NOW CLOSED

This week’s contest is for a Shelvin Mack 12-13 NBA Hoops Auto.  Good luck!!!

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Contest Details:

  • This contest will end Friday, September 14, 2012 @ 8:00 p.m. EST
  • To enter, please leave a comment in this post
  • You can enter once per day
  • The winner will be selected at random
  • Please provide a valid e-mail address when entering
  • The winner will receive an e-mail when the contest is over
  • The winner has one week to send me their contact information or the contest will be held again
  • Once the contest is over, I will need the winner’s mailing address so I can ship them this card for FREE!!!

Connie Mack’s 1st Sketch Card

Thanks to Monty Sheldon, Connie Mack has his very first sketch card.  Mack collectors usually need to have some pretty deep wallets.  His cut signatures are extremely expensive and he has no relics.  Recently he was included into one of my favorite products, ’10 TRISTAR OBAK.  This is truly one of Mack’s most unique cards to own.

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