April 9, 2019 | Vol. 20 Issue 8
In this issue:
  Frank Robinson – Collecting the Unheralded Slugger and Trailblazer
  The Top 10 Reliever Rookie Cards – A Group of Reliever Rookies Worth "Saving"
  Upcoming Shows
  PSA Quarterly Grading Specials

Frank Robinson – Collecting the Unheralded Slugger and Trailblazer
Frank Robinson was one of the most quietly dominant players the game has ever known. Playing the outfield at the same time as Hank Aaron, Roberto Clemente, Mickey Mantle and Willie Mays could do that to a guy. Still, Robinson put up legendary numbers. SMR discusses the best Frank Robinson cards to have in your collection.

The Top 10 Reliever Rookie Cards – A Group of Reliever Rookies Worth "Saving"
The position has evolved over the years, but a reliable relief pitcher is worth his weight in gold. The Baseball Hall of Fame has caught on and several such pitchers have earned HOF induction. SMR takes a look at which relief pitchers’ cards you might want to add to your own collection.

A Set Registry Collectors Corner
What type of baseball player do you most like to collect?
  1. Home run hitters
  2. Slick-fielding defensive players
  3. Dominant pitchers
  4. Rugged catchers
  5. Guys who hit for average
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Set Registry Spotlight
PSA & PSA/DNA Set Registry Awards – New Slot Requests
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