At ballparks throughout the country, bobblehead collectibles are given out to fans who show up early. For instance, this year the Houston Astros will be giving out baseball bobbleheads of two local legends, Craig Biggio and Jeff Bagwell.
How to Start a Baseball Card Collection
Whether you are doing it as an investment or for a hobby, starting a baseball card collection is an exciting venture. Collecting baseball cards is as much a part of growing up as Saturday morning cartoons and Hungry Hungry Hippos. That being said, many beginners experience difficulty starting their collections.
Young Athletes – Identifying the New Legends
The world’s biggest name in soccer, David Beckham, played an exhibition game February 20th. He joined his L.A. Galaxy teammates in Hawaii for a match against the Japanese team Gamba Osaka. At the final whistle, the Galaxy had been defeated, and according to soccer tradition, Beckham removed his jersey, walked over to the crowd, and handed it to two boys.
Howard Lau: The man who know baseball card tricks
A mother and her nine-year-old son walked into Worthologist Howard Lau’s Houston Sports Connection in search of baseball cards. The boy hadn’t been much interested in collecting until baseball cards became a major topic of discussion among the kids on his baseball team. How should her son collect cards the mother asked?
Bob Swanson’s Indianapolis 500 Collection
With many people planning some rest and recreation along with family BBQs, the Indy 500 stands out as the highlight of the Memorial Day weekend and this year’s event is jammed packed with festivities any race fan would love to attend.
San Diego’s Indy 500 Collectibles
Where there is a sport, there are fans, collectors and museums. Tomorrow the world’s greatest racecar drivers will compete hoping to win the Indianapolis 500.
In San Diego (two thousand miles from Indianapolis) a passion for everything about automobiles permeates the San Diego Automotive Museum.
It’s The Condition! Grading Collectible Fishing Lures
1. Most everybody wants perfection, but few have the bucks to pursue it.
2. There are grading guides for almost anything a person collects.
3. Things change and with it so does desirability and demand.
Worthologist Steve Ellis: Netting rare lures
A Japanese buyer walked into Steve Ellis’s shop, the Fishermen’s Spot, in Van Nuys, California, looking for fishing collectibles – particularly lures. The buyer came with bait – a half-inch stack of traveler’s checks, the one on top for $1,000.