College Hoops and The 2012 National Sports Collectors Convention

albersheims5-30-12c(Written by  of College Hoops Daily) – Sports card and memorabilia collecting has made a huge evolution over time, for better or worse. Many adults have fond childhood memories of buying packs of cards that had bubble gum inside and then placing the cards into the spokes of their bicycles. However, in the 21st century collectors have locked up their valuable treasures in a “look but don’t touch” philosophy as the friendly pastime has evolved into a multi-billion dollar industry.

I got to speak to Rich Albersheim, who has his own sports memorabilia website (www.albersheims.com). Rich has spent most of his life collecting autographs from the best athletes on the planet, and has even appeared in several episodes of the sports memorabilia reality TV show “Ball Boys” as an autograph expert. He had two specific items that caught my eye, both of which have subsequently been sold:  Read full story written by  of College Hoops Daily here.

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