April 21, 2020 | Vol. 21 Issue 8
In this issue:
  Gridiron Autographs – Tackling Signed Rookie Cards of Football Hall of Famers
  Hoops Hobby Heaven – Collecting Signed Basketball Hall of Fame Rookie Cards
  Collecting Signed Hockey Hall of Famer Rookie Cards
  Upcoming Shows
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Gridiron Autographs – Tackling Signed Rookie Cards of Football Hall of Famers
Who wouldn’t love a collection of autographed Football Hall of Fame rookie cards? The set includes incredible cards, but be prepared for a hobby grail quest if you move forward. There are still no PSA-authenticated examples of some of the cards required! SMR talks to hobby leaders about this daunting task!

Hoops Hobby Heaven – Collecting Signed Basketball Hall of Fame Rookie Cards
Autographed rookie cards can run the gamut from rare to common, affordable to very expensive. The Basketball Hall of Fame rookie set is no different, and to make it even more intriguing, no one has ever completed the set! SMR talks with hoop hobbyists about the difficulties associated with building this collection.

Collecting Signed Hockey Hall of Famer Rookie Cards
Orr, Howe, Gretzky, Lemieux... those are just a handful of the legends needed for an autographed Hockey Hall of Fame rookie card collection, and they are not even the toughest ones! SMR talks to advanced hockey collectors about the challenges in assembling this incredible collection.

Autographed Vintage Rookie Cards: No Longer Taboo
Which of the following autographed cards do you feel shows the most potential for growth?
  1. 1951 Bowman Mickey Mantle
  2. 1965 Topps Joe Namath
  3. 1979 O-Pee-Chee Wayne Gretzky
  4. 1986 Fleer Michael Jordan
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Set Registry Spotlight
PSA Set Registry Awards – New Slot Requests
The cut-off for New Slot requests to existing set checklists was March 31st. Requests made after this date, if approved, will be added as optional until after the awards deadline. The deadline for the Awards is Friday, May 29th at 5pm EST (2pm PST). For more information on the Awards, please visit the Annual Awards page on the Registry.

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