Sports Collector’s Daily is just beginning it’s third year on the world wide web. The site has grown in page views and advertising after some very long hours put in by it’s managing editor Rich Mueller. I recently had a chance to catch up with Mueller for an interview about his fascinating sports memorabilia related website. Mueller is busy cranking out 3-4 unique stories a day concerning the sports memorabilia world and collector’s items. The site examines everythiing from autographed baseballs to vintage baseball cards.
Last, talking to the baseball card enthusiasts, it is clear that true wealth belongs to the select few. The experts who have specialized and are buying and selling buing baseball cards Saint Leo full time.
Bring the outdoors in… you’ve probably seen this recently on a decorating show, find a square container and plant grass in it for your coffee table or sofa table. It adds fun unexpected texture to your table-scape.
There’s also a bit of an emotional connection between baseball card holders and fans. Along with the childhood memories, summertime’s leisurely pace lends itself more to collecting. Kids get bored in the summer and often take up hobbies. Card collecting is one of the big ones. With no school, there’s plenty of time to buy a box or a set and sort through them. Kids can even play games with some of today’s cards, many of them tied to the internet, but others are much like the games their fathers played thirty years earlier.
But League Park hasn’t been completely forgotten. On April 24, the Cleveland Blues (the city’s vintage baseball cards team) and the League Park Society are celebrating the 100th anniversary of this storied ballpark with a Vintage baseball cards doubleheader and tours of the grounds.
That work, however, represents a small subset of what he’s capable of. Turns out — as this recent post on Club Mumble shows — he’s also an impressive sports illustrator.
Your average local card show also sports baseball cards more than any other simply because they sell better. Dealers find it much easier to sell a Derek Jeter rookie card than a basketball rookie card.