Adam Poppel graduated with a Bachelor’s Degree from Towson University, and a Master’s Degree from Holy Family University. Adam has a diverse background working as a Sports Broadcaster, Teacher, Recruiter and Sales person. Adam started selling baseball cards at shows in 1991. Adam has been a key contributor to Poppel.com since it’s inception in 1992 helping with booking players, purchasing products and day to day operations.
Bobbie Poppel worked in the banking industry for over 25 years. She started college in 1960 and is a 2006 graduate of St Josephs University, There was a slight break from about 1962 to 1998 when she took time off to raise four children. She became an avid sports fan (especially the Phillies) when she realized that with three sons she was better off being an insider. Bobbie has been a big part of Poppel.com since its’ inception.
Neil Poppel graduated from Temple University. He served as an Army officer during the Vietnam era. Neil retired from the Regional Staff of the Health Care Financing Administration (Medicare & Medicaid). He then was employed for over ten years as a Medicare Hearing Officer. Neil has been a Philly Sports fan for over 60 years. He has been an integral part of Poppel.com.
Poppel.com started in 1992.. In over twenty years over 1000 athletes have signed at our shows. Presently, there are three local shows produced by this organization. They include a three day show at Granite Run Mall, a two day show at Oxford Valley Mall, and a one day show at the Bucks County Technical High School.
There are about ten shows a year over the three locations with between eight to fiteen signers appearing at each venue. Basically, the signers are athletes who have played for the Phillies, Flyers and Eagles. The price per autograph is very moderate compared to other local shows.
Poppel.com opened a retail outlet at the Bucks County Ice Sports in Warminster, PA. Thousands of autographed items are sold at prices much below the competition. In addition, signers are featured at this location at least monthly.