*About The Author
Cardboard Icons is penned by veteran newspaper journalist Ben Aguirre, who worked for 10 years in the San Francisco Bay area media market. He is a card collector of 25 years and currently is a Contributing Writer for Beckett Media.
The Cardboard Icons blog was birthed on June 3, 2008, and to date has seen more than a quarter million page views. The blog’s signature series is “Thrift Treasures,” which documents sports-related items (usually cards) found at thrift stores, flea markets, garage sales, antique stores, etc. You can view parts of the series here.
The author routinely shares thoughts via Twitter @cardboardicons