May 10, 2016 | Vol. 17 Issue 10
In this issue:
  The Next Generation of Collectors
  The Emergence of Ticket Collecting
  A Rocket Scientist’s Approach to Non-Sports Collecting

The Next Generation of Collectors
Owen Randell isn’t your typical 14-year old collector. While most collectors his age are out chasing Mike Trout and Stephen Curry cards, Owen is drawn to the cards of the past. In the following piece, Owen shares his thoughts about the hobby he loves and what the future might hold if we all do our part. READ MORE

The Emergence of Ticket Collecting
Ticket collecting has been emerging in recent years as more and more information has been brought to light about their historical importance and, in many cases, their scarcity relative to other collectibles. In the next article, we explore some of these factors and talk to those who enjoy creating ticket themes for their collections. READ MORE

Bill Bengen: A Rocket Scientist’s Approach to Non-Sports Collecting
One of the great pleasures about working in this hobby is the opportunity to learn about and meet so many interesting collectors. One of those collectors is Bill Bengen. In the following piece, we learn more about Bengen and his amassment of terrific non-sports cards, a segment of the hobby that seems to be gaining momentum with each passing year. READ MORE

Remembering the Top 10 World Series Tickets of All Time
Which of the following tickets is the most desirable?
  1. 1932 World Series Game 3 – Babe Ruth’s “Called Shot”
  2. 1969 Super Bowl II – Namath’s Guarantee
  3. 1971 Ali vs. Frazier – The Fight of the Century
  4. 1982 NCAA Finals – Jordan Takes NC to Title
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Set Registry Spotlight
trptjoe — Ernie Banks Master Set
In January of 2015, we lost one of the great players of baseball. Ernie Banks had a powerful bat as one of the premier home run hitters from the 1950s to the 1970s, but he will be remembered even more for his enthusiasm. The Ernie Banks master set requires 168 different items. Complete, and with images included for all items, it’s no wonder this set won the 2015 award for Best Vintage Player Set of the Year.
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The 2016 PSA Set Registry award deadline is Tuesday, May 31. Cards requested by April 30, if approved, were added to the set composites. Requests made after 4/30 are being added to the composites as optional and will be required after the awards deadline.
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