With some concepts returning from last year and a few more making their debut, Lumber Kings is a fine companion to the Stick Works line that Leaf also produces. It might not be quite on the level of Dynasty, but 2017 Topps Luminaries Baseball is close. Put aside the fact that he was one of the greatest pitchers of his generation, Halladay was a family man with a wife and two sons. Standing more than 12-feet tall with the base, the statue is just like the one that still stands outside the Philadelphia Art Museum.The ultra high-end product has just one card per box. A UCLA Bruins jersey worn by Lew Alcindor (Kareem Abdul-Jabbar) in 1966-67 went for 7,848.80.He was approached soon after in 2007 about purchasing the store and he now is the proud owner of the card shop from his youth.
Both sneakers are signed by Jordan and authenticated by Beckett Authentication’s Steve Grad.
JS – Valley Sports Cards has been open for over 36 years and has been “On the Boulevard Since 1981.” It was also the store of your youth so I can only imagine it is a dream come true to eventually own and operate the store.
Before we get to your ownership, can you share some of your memories from when you were a kid visiting the store?
They were happily married in 2011 and now spend their days making Valley Sports Cards a success and a must visit for card collectors in the San Fernando area.
I recently caught up with them to discuss their success.
Any time you walked into the store, whatever sporting event was currently on was being watched on that old black and white television in the corner of the store.