[ Photos and article by Rick Pettine ]
June 11 through June 13, 2021 – Valley Forge, PA — It’s time to get back together, and after a year and a half pause, sports fans, memorabilia collectors and professional athletes returned to Valley Forge for the 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.
Professional athletes, past and present, that held autograph sessions were: Living legend Pedro Sierra, who played in the Negro Leagues for the Indianapolis Clowns and Detroit Stars from 1954-1958, before being drafted into the US Army. He returned to baseball with the Minnesota Twins from 1962-1966…
…Phillies’ Bobby Shantz (1964 and 1949-1956 w/Athletics), Greg “The Bull” Luzinski (1970-1980), and Mitch “Wild Thing” Williams (1991-1993)…
…Eagles’ Dallas Goedert (2018+), Darius Slay, Jr (2020+), and All-Pro linebacker Bill Bergey (1974-1980)…
Another special guest was Chad “Ochocinco” Johnson, who played most of his football career with the Cincinnati Bengals.
The next show in the region is scheduled for September 24-26, 2021.
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