I always enjoy it when the mainstream media gets involved in the card hobby. It usually turns out the same way it would if I went out and reported on the International Dog Show. Sometimes, though, a writer takes a vested interest in their subject and the piece comes out fairly well.
Jim Caple, a writer for ESPN, wrote an article on the state of the hobby, more or less from a shop owners perspective. Since I am a sponge for all things hobby and card collecting related, I thought everyone might enjoy. Here is the link is below with video.
Baseball Cards Still Provide A Thrill