Baseball Card Central Weekly Hobby Newsletter – March 11, 2018

Welcome to the first edition of the Baseball Card Central Weekly Hobby Newsletter. Throughout the week, I have collected the biggest stories, news, opinions and guides from around the hobby and compiled them in one convenient location for your reading pleasure. Let’s jump right in…

Topps Considering Sale

As I talked about briefly on the last podcast, Bloomberg reports that the owners of Topps are considering selling the company.

PSA 9 1952 Mickey Mantle Head to Auction

A 1952 Topps Mickey Mantle Graded PSA 9 – Mint will be auctioned at the end of March.  According to this Forbes article, it may sell for over $3 Million!

Industry Summit Takeaways

Sports Collectors Daily has a great article up about the three industry summits and some info from hobby shops about  box sales and issues re-stocking at a reasonable price. Very relevant considering the market the last couple years.

Honus Wagner T206 Display

A Honus Wagner T206 card will be on display at the Winterthur museum near Wilmington, DE this Spring.  The exact dates that it will be displayed are not listed in the article, so it may be wise to call first before making a road trip to see it.

2018 Donruss Variations Guide

The Cardboard Connection provides an in-depth guide (with pictures) to the many variations and short prints in 2018 Donruss.

2017 Topps Heritage Minors Mystery Redemption Revealed

Topps has announced the mystery redemption players form 2017 Topps Heritage Minor League.

That’s all for this week.  Thanks for reading!

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