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  1. Lexington Kentucky National Guard Armory 5/2 and 5/3

    Just got back from the Lexington National Guard Armory. Well for a second straight month the show has yielded some hockey. So I have to say I love days like this. As I picked up the following cards at this show:

    A lot of game used from the $1 box minus the Greg Ellis that came out of the (6 for a $1 box). Not bad when you can get a small lot and beat any ebay price due to shipping cost that one would incur.
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  2. Omar Jacobs Havelist

    Given the low stature of Omar Jacobs in the football world now and frankly when he was drafted too, I have to think this one of the more complete collections of his stuff despite it being just 41 percent of all cards. I know it's not the largest, but I'd guess it's in the top 10. Additionally, Jacobs stuff is very hard to come by. For those that don't know, I am graduate of BGSU, which is Jacobs' alma mater.

    There is one catch with Jacobs cards though. Of the 591, almost half are ...

    Updated 09-09-2011 at 05:18 PM by aharner55

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  3. When is a rivalry not?

    The memory is still fresh in the minds of hockey fans in upstate New York one year later.

    During the 2008 Calder Cup Playoffs, the Albany River Rats and Philadelphia Phantoms engaged in a dramatic 7-game series, which Philadelphia won 4-3. Little did anyone know at the time that this would actually be a portent of things to come.

    Earlier this season, it was announced that the Phantoms' long-time home, the Wachovia Spectrum, formerly home to the parent Flyers of the ...
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  4. Card show (Moeller High School Ohio, Cincinnati 4/24 - 4/26)

    The largest and longest running show in Ohio did not leave card collectors disappointed but happy they came out to the Moeller high school show in Cincinnati.

    I had a chance to sit down with show promoter Steve Schell and talk about the show. Mr. Schell and associates Adam Knight and Gary Nunn see that the show they have been promoting for the last 7 years go off without a hitch. Dealers from all over the United States, and even Canada, come to this Cincinnati mainstay to sell ...
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  5. Card show (West Virgina, Barboursville 4/17 - 4/19)

    Another mall show has come and gone, with a great turnout on Friday and Saturday despite the excellent weather. Twelve dealers in all set up at this high traffic, tri-state mall show. There There were cards, of course, comics, t-shirts, autographed memorabilia and some toys to be had at this three day venue.

    There were enough tables to go around for everyone, as well as table covers to keep your boxes and other ...
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