GAI Split: Baker Buys Grading Division

Long-time grader Mike Baker has purchased the card and wax pack grading divisions of Global Authentication, moved to Iowa and promised to turn his new company into a more respected player.After 17 years on the west coast, first as Director of Grading for PSA and then as head of the trading card division of Global Authentication Incorporated, Mike Baker has become his own boss. Earlier this spring, Baker completed the purchase of GAI’s card and pack authentication and grading assets. He’s moved from southern California to Bettendorf, Iowa and turned the brand into Global Authority, Inc. Read full story on Sports Collectors Daily.