(Cleveland, Ohio) -- Professional Sports Authenticator (www.psacard.com) will give away specially-created 1930s Diamond Stars-style "cards that never were" of Babe Ruth, Lou Gehrig, Bob Feller and Joe DiMaggio during the National Sports Collectors Convention in Cleveland, Ohio, July 30 - August 3, 2014.
Sponsored by Historic Autograph Company (www.historicautographcompany.com), the
"After the tremendous popularity of the fantasy Babe Ruth Cracker Jack baseball card we helped design for last year's National, we've again commissioned renowned artist Arthur K. Miller to create original artwork of cards that might have been, but never were. This time, he's produced beautiful images of how Ruth, DiMaggio, Feller and Gehrig might have looked in the historic Diamond Stars set. Those colorful images are now part of a limited-edition set that will be available only at The National," said
"The full five-card set includes two Ruth images, one as a New York Yankee and the other as Boston Brave. The original Diamond Stars set has always been popular with collectors due to its attractive Art Deco design and nice selection of star players, but it didn't include a few of the most legendary players of the era, such as Ruth and Gehrig," explained Orlando.
Printed by Historic Autograph Company, the new fantasy cards now are housed in
The first 500 visitors to the
"We'll also be displaying the specially-commissioned paintings Miller created for these 'cards that never were,' and while supplies last we'll be giving away free copies of the National Sports Collectors Convention edition of Sports Market Report magazine," said Orlando.
The original Diamond Stars set of 108 cards that will be on display at the
Customer Service representatives will be available at the
For additional information about the 35th National Sports Collectors Convention, July 30 - August 3, 2014, at the International Exposition Center in Cleveland, Ohio, go to www.nsccshow.com.
News media contact:
Joe Orlando, (949) 567-1170