Western New York’s next Sports Card & Memorabilia Expo, the area’s largest biannual sports card and memorabilia show featuring over 100 tables of merchandise, will take place from 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Sunday, March 25, in the Grapevine Banquet Hall, 333 Dick Road, Depew.
Autograph guests scheduled to appear at the event include boxer “Baby” Joe Mesi, former MLB great Denny McLain, and former Buffalo Bills Jeff Wright and Adam Lingner.
A native of Tonawanda who went 36-0 as a pro, Mesi will appear from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. and the cost is $15 per autograph or two for $25. Wright and Lingner will sign from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at a cost of $15 and $10 per item, respectively. McLain will host a memorabilia table during the event.
This show will feature local and out-of-state dealers showcasing vintage as well as newer sports cards and memorabilia, including items from Memorial Auditorium, publications, programs, pennants, autographs, photos, videos, souvenirs and much more.
Parking is free at the Grapevine Banquet Hall and admission for adults and children 16 and older is just $5. Admission for children ages 8 to 15 is $2, while kids 7 and under are admitted free.