FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WPTA21) – Alan and Matt Loshe are sports fanatics, and much more so when it includes collectible sports cards.

They based their LLC, Father & Son Sports Card Connection, in 2016, however the thought first got here to Matt a long time in the past.

“The idea came about back in 1991 and that’s whenever I remember… I was 11 years old I was helping dad put together a 1991 Donruss set of baseball cards,” he recalled, “I still remember this, vividly – but looking at him and saying, ‘man wouldn’t it be awesome if we owned a sports card business together.’”

Then 11-year-old Matt would later develop up, go to school, and begin a household.

His love for accumulating cards would by no means disappear, however typically occasions life made it inconceivable to maintain up.

His father, Alan, comes from a giant household who lived on a farm.

Though they weren’t massive into sports, he used it as an outlet for his power, and his ardour of accumulating cards quickly adopted.

But that too was sidelined by different tasks.

At 16, Alan began working at a meat market – a place he would maintain for round 40 years, supporting his household at the beginning.

But when he retired and Matt had extra free time, the 2 began the place they left off in 1991, formally launching their enterprise.

The previous few years have been fairly a studying expertise for the duo.

“So many times I just think I love doing what I’m doing now,” Alan mentioned, “I love sports, I love sports cards too, and to do it with my son?”

“He had a dream in ’91, not me! It wouldn’t happen without him,” he continued.

Matt, a trainer at SACS, typically recruits his 4 daughters to assist with duties that contain going by way of tons of or hundreds of cards.

Their household has had no selection, however to embrace the daddy and son’s obsession.


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