[ Event photos and summary by Rick Pettine ]
February 28 through March 1, 2020 – Valley Forge, PA — Once again sports memorabilia collectors and professional athletes converged in Valley Forge for Philadelphia Sports Card & Memorabilia Show. Established in 1975, the Philly Show is the nation’s longest running sports memorabilia show, and is recognized as one of the top-notch sports cards & memorabilia shows in the entire country.
The Philly Show floor in the Valley Forge Casino featured over 175 dealer booths, covering all types of sports and all eras. And there were numerous opportunities to meet professional athletes from a variety of sports for autographs and 1:1 photo opportunities – from both local and national teams.
This year’s Winter show featured the following pro athlete appearances over the 3-day event:
- Phillies (past and present): Jimmy Rollins, Matt Stairs, Mike Lieberthal, Jim Kaat, Rudy Seanez, Bobby Shantz
- Eagles (past and present): Najee Goode, Bryan Braman, Trey Burton, Greg Ward Jr, Boston Scott, Eric Allen, Trent Cole, Brian Mitchell, and 2020 NFL Hall of Fame Harold Carmichael
- Others: including Thurman Thomas, Lou Holtz, Mike Rozier, Dwight “Doc” Gooden
The next local show is scheduled for September 25-27, 2020 at the Valley Forge Casino near King of Prussia, PA. Athlete appearances are still being finalized – stay tuned!
Check out more photos from the show below: