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1973-1974   Sports Scoop Magazine

Cover of Issue #1
Year(s) Published: 1973-74
Hobby Designation:   --
Set Name: Sports Scoop
Card Size (inches): var.
Number of Cards in Set: 20
Est. Value (common; VG): $8

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Set Summary
  • Issued monthly; first issue dated February 1973
  • Publisher was John Eichmann; edited by Steve Mitchell
  • Had run of 20 (mostly) consecutive issues thru October 1974
  • Averaged about 36-40 b&w pages with both text and images
  • 7 x 8-1/2 inches (1st 5 issues); balance were 8 x 11 inches
  • Many articles focused on both collectors and baseball fans
  • Note: A searchable index of more than 900 vintage-baseball-card-related articles that ran in Sports Scoop and other hobby publications can be accessed from the Old Cardboard home page. Just follow the link to the article index.
    1) "Hobby Magazine Profile: Sports Scoop," Old Cardboard eNewsletter, Issue #98 (June 2012), Item #2

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