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Behind every collector's obsession is a story. Hear the world's most passionate enthusiasts share surprising tales about their personal collections — and their unbreakable connections with them.

Oct 15, 2018

In 1989, baseball player Bill Ripken's Fleer trading card raised eyebrows when fans noticed an obscenity written in black ink on the end of his bat. Nearly three decades later, collector Jon Pederson still celebrates the card's crazy history at, a showcase for the many variations of the "FF" card that he's collected over the years.

Jon's Bill Ripken card websitePhotographer Steve Babineau's book"The Other Ripken" short film • Opening theme: "Keepers" by Still Flyin' • Closing theme: "Slow Draw/Feeling In My Heart" by Eric Frisch • Additional music: "Haymarket Hop" by the Nick Moss