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Are Baseball Cards Worth Anything?

[The Stadium Reviews] Back in the early 1900s, baseball cards and tobacco were sold together to baseball fans. What initially began as a fun collectors’ item quickly grew into a lucrative hobby for fans to buy and sell. Some cards today are worth hundreds of thousands of dollars, while some are worth millions. Here is […]

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KING OF CARDS

[Bloomberg, Goldin Auctions/Layon Sports Card Shop] Ken Goldin—Market Maker, Evangelist, Therapist—Is Cashing In on Priceless Pieces of Cardboard. Ken Goldin arrived at his office in Runnemede, N.J., at about 8:30 p.m. on March 6 and ordered a Philly cheesesteak with pizza sauce from Luigi’s restaurant. Goldin is a former triathlete and normally a health freak, but […]

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How to own part of the most valuable sports card ever for just $3

[MarketWatch, Collectable] A 1914 Babe Ruth pre-rookie minor league baseball card is being sold at a $6 million valuation A 1914 Babe Ruth pre-rookie minor league baseball card valued at $6 million will soon be available for purchase in three-dollar increments. This is not a contest, or a lottery — this is an authentic sports […]

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Welcome to the Space Jam, Again

[New York Times] This is a story about the old Space Jam website — from 1996 to infinity. Every three hours, every day, for the past seven and a half years, an anxious, spirited Twitter bot has transmitted a short message of perseverance and hope into the universe. “The Space Jam website is still online,” […]

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A doctor who died from Covid-19 left his family a sports card collection worth $20 million

[CNN] For over four decades, a doctor from Florida avidly collected baseball cards and sports memorabilia with some items dating back to the 1880s. Now, his collection, which is valued at $20 million, is going up for auction. Dr. Thomas Newman, a neurologist, died following complications from Covid-19 in January, according to his wife, Nancy. […]

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Buccaneers WR Antonio Brown sued for assault and battery after altercation with moving-truck driver

[ESPN] Tampa Bay Buccaneers wide receiver Antonio Brown has been sued for his role in an altercation with a moving-truck driver in January 2020. The lawsuit was filed Wednesday in Broward County, Florida, by the driver, Anton Tumanov. Brown pleaded no contest in June to one felony burglary with battery charge and two lesser misdemeanor charges related to […]

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Kevin Durant addresses exchange with Michael Rapaport: I’m sorry people saw that language

[ESPN] NEW YORK — Kevin Durant, as part of his first public comments since injuring his hamstring in February, on Thursday addressed a feud between himself and actor and comedian Michael Rapaport that had been made public this week. Rapaport posted private messages that he said Durant had sent him — which included threatening language and […]

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18 massage therapists issue statements in support of Deshaun Watson

[FOX NEWS, GETTY IMAGES] HOUSTON – The attorney for Houston Texans quarterback Deshaun Watson released statements from more than a dozen massage therapists who said the accusations against him are inconsistent with their experiences with him. Twenty-one civil lawsuits have been filed against Watson in the last two weeks. In the lawsuits, massage therapists accuse Watson of assault and harassment during massage […]

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Top Sports Trading Card Grading Company Suspends Services … Too Many Submissions!

[TMZ, Getty Images] This is wild … so many collectors are sending in their sports cards to be officially graded by PSA, the company has been forced to temporarily suspend services! In other words, the hobby has exploded over the past several months — and PSA can’t handle the sheer volume of submissions. FYI, PSA […]

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Man turns $100M sports memorabilia collection into new stock market

[NY POST, Getty Images] Over the last  seven decades, Joel Platt has acquired one of the world’s great sports memorabilia collections. The 82-year-old’s high-security vaults in Florida contain more than a million items — ranging from Jackie Robinson’s bat to Wilt Chamberlain’s high school uniform to the recently deceased Hank Aaron’s game-used hat. Claiming to have traveled a million […]

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