Home
  Contests and Giveaways
  Hobby Headlines
  Hobby Articles
  Box Breaks
  Product Reviews
  Collector Corner
  Sports Cards
  Non-Sports Cards
  Collectibles
  Forums
  Gallery
  Blogs
  Chat
  Trivia
  FAQ
  Contact Us
  NPN Offers
  Price Guides
  Grading
  Supplies
  Software
  Card Calendar
  Show Calendar
  Team Addresses
  Collecting Tips
  Marketplace
  eBay
Custom Search

Welcome, Guest. The Collector Zone is a free community for trading card collectors - both sports and non-sports. There are forums for all of the major sports, non-sports, autographs and other hobby-related information. In addition, there are areas to trade, buy and sell with other collectors. Our members have now completed over 48,125 collector-to-collector transactions using our easy-to-use Transaction Manager.

With over 30,500 collectors and over 2,750,000 posts, there's plenty of ways to get involved with the other members - either in discussions or with trading. So, are you ready to join and start meeting other collectors?

If you're not a member, click here: Register


If you're already a member, login here:


 
Reply to this topicStart new topicStart Poll

Outline · [ Standard ] · Linear+

> SoCal Man Tracks Down Hall of Fame Autographs

redwing40
post Aug 14 2013, 07:47 PM
Post #1

MVP
Group Icon
Group Icon

Posts: 4,722
Joined: 20-April 11
Transactions: 126
(View: Pending | Failed)

View Gallery

View Trading and Marketplace Topics

Create Transaction





Jim Smiley isn’t the type to brag about his collection, but you can count him among the hobby’s most passionate collectors.

Jim SmileyLike most who are involved in the hobby as adults, the southern California resident started with baseball cards and bubble gum. Years later, he acquired a Ty Cobb autographed check for a price that will blow your mind and a new collecting interest took shape.

“That was kind of the beginning; it was the summer going into my senior year of high school,” Smiley said.

When he shows off the collection, he’s got a story behind every piece including how he acquired it and the significance behind its inclusion in his collection.

He is a Hall of Fame autograph collector. He now owns signatures from all but three Hall of Fame inductees whose careers began in the 20th century and beyond.

The Glendale News-Press stopped by to get a look at everything.

Full Story:

http://www.sportscollectorsdaily.com/socal...ame-autographs/


Collector Zone Team
user posted image

MLB Team:
NBA Team:
NFL Team:
NHL Team:
User is offlinePMProfile Card
Go to the top of the page
+Quote Post

Reply to this topicTopic OptionsStart new topic
1 User(s) are reading this topic (1 Guests and 0 Anonymous Users)
0 Members:
 

Lo-Fi Version Time: 24th November 2014 - 10:40 AM
  

Partner
Sportlots.com

Affiliate

Affiliate
BCW Supplies

 
 
 
Copyright © 2000-2014 Trading Card Central. All rights reserved.   Advertise  Partners  Links  About Us  Contact Us