August 30, 2016
It doesn’t much matter what I am looking at, hobby related. I see a lot of vitriol out there toward Beckett. However, I feel quite positive that 95% of those keyboard warriors would love the opportunity to visit Beckett headquarters and take a tour.
If you listened to the latest episode of the Beckett Radio show, you heard local sports talk personality Troy Hughes on the show talking baseball cards. I loved as they busted a current product and his take on how different it is from when he was in the hobby.
Not only that, but Hughes got a tour of the facility (I’m admittedly jealous). The four minute video was posted online here, if you want to take a look.
As a kid, one of the highlights of the month was when the newest issue of Beckett arrived. With the advent of the internet, there are other ways to get the info and some of that luster has worn off. I still frequent the Beckett site and social media pages, though. Kids today will never know the struggle of waiting for each month’s issue to arrive. They also will never truly enjoy looking at the up and down arrows on your favorite players’ cards the way we did when there were only a handful of sets each year.
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