I ran into this story By Paul lukas about the national and thought I'd share it. Some of his statements really stood out to me. " a bunch of old fat guys" The lack of women ( I guess he was looking for a women to stalk ) and his pre comcieved notion that all collectors are nerdy ugly ETC... I only say this becuase Pauls writing sucks and he really needs to take a look in the mirror just have a look at the link and his pic. I understand the guys probably a Virgin an that's cool but I really felt like his whole point was to down collectors though out his article. And thanks ESPN for letting your writer refer to collectors in the way this funny looking little guy did. Here's another great qoute
"But most of the collectors at the National didn't appear to have experienced that epiphany. This was especially true of the baseball card collectors (by far the largest contingent of attendees), a disturbing percentage of whom seemed to fit all the worst collector stereotypes: nerdy, overweight, socially awkward. As I watched these guys -- and believe me, all of them were guys "
3 months ago