May 21, 2019 | Vol. 20 Issue 11
 
 
 
In this issue:
 
  The "Morrell" of the Story: These Are Tough Vintage Dodgers Cards – Collecting the 1959 to 1961 Morrell Meats Sets
 
  Saluting a Celtics Legend: John ’Hondo’ Havlicek
 
  The Evolution of Derek Jeter’s Autograph
 
  Upcoming Shows
 
  PSA Quarterly Grading Specials
 
 
 


 
 
The "Morrell" of the Story: These Are Tough Vintage Dodgers Cards – Collecting the 1959 to 1961 Morrell Meats Sets
 
These beautiful regional issues offer collectors a pure look at baseball of the era. The lack of distraction on the fronts allows collectors to focus solely on the crisp images and legendary players on each card. SMR reviews the classic Morrell Meats Dodgers sets of 1959-1961.
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Saluting a Celtics Legend: John ’Hondo’ Havlicek
 
It is said that legends never die. Such is the case with John Havlicek. While he is no longer with us in body, the memorabilia he left behind, and the legacy that inspires collectors to own it, will be with us forever. The following PSA Blog entry takes a look back at the man they called "Hondo" and his place in the hobby.
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The Evolution of Derek Jeter’s Autograph
 
Derek Jeter is a member of a most elite group of New York Yankees that have transcended the game itself and become legends. As such, his autograph will always be in demand. This recent PSA Blog post takes a look at the subtle changes in Derek Jeter’s signature over the years.
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Baseball Bat Photo-Matching Fact vs Fiction – From Babe Ruth to Derek Jeter: PSA 10 Webcast Series
 
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Survey
 
Which city’s athletes have had a greater effect on the sports card and memorabilia world?
 
  1. Boston – Ted Williams, Bill Russell, Bobby Orr, Tom Brady, etc.
  2. Los Angeles – Sandy Koufax, Magic Johnson, Wayne Gretzky, Eric Dickerson, etc.
  3. New York – Babe Ruth, Joe Namath, Patrick Ewing, Mark Messier, etc.
 
Answer
 
 
 
 
 
 
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Set Registry Spotlight
 
PSA Set Registry Awards Deadline – REMINDER!
There is now less than 2 weeks left to make any last-minute updates to your sets! The 2019 PSA & PSA/DNA Set Registry Awards deadline is Friday, May 31st. Any new sets or edits to existing sets must be published before 5:00pm EST (2:00pm PST). As in previous years, the cut-off for New Slot requests to established set checklists was April 30th. Requests made by April 30th, if approved, will be added to the sets prior to the awards deadline.

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