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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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Justin Turner of Los Angeles Dodgers pulled from World Series after positive COVID-19 test

[ESPN] Los Angeles Dodgers third baseman Justin Turner tested positive for COVID-19 and was pulled from the team’s World Series-clinching 3-1 win in Game 6 against the Tampa Bay Rays on Tuesday night in Arlington, Texas. MLB commissioner Rob Manfred confirmed the positive test after the game, telling Fox: “It’s a bittersweet night for us.” Turner was 0-for-3 with two strikeouts before coming out […]

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Los Angeles Dodgers make MLB postseason history with 11-run first inning vs. Atlanta Braves

[ESPN] ARLINGTON, Texas — The Los Angeles Dodgers didn’t complete their spirited ninth-inning comeback against the Atlanta Braves on Tuesday, but their hitters were steadfast in the belief that, along the way, they found something. Something meaningful. Something, they believed, that would propel them for what remained of this National League Championship Series. The following afternoon, with their dominant […]

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Beckett Sports Card Hot / Cold

[Beckett] It’s time for Beckett Sports Card Hot/Cold where we take a quick look at what’s hot and what’s not in the worlds of sports and sports cards. Three of the final four spots in the MLB postseason are confirmed. The basketball season could come to a close very shortly. In football, things are taking […]

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Lucas Giolito throws first no-hitter of 2020

[Yahoo! Sports, AP] The first no-hitter of a pandemic-shortened season arrived on Tuesday, with Chicago White Sox right-hander Lucas Giolito unleashing history against a hapless Pittsburgh Pirates team. The 26-year-old did not allow a single hit over the course of nine innings, striking out 13. His lone blemish: a fourth-inning walk to Pirates shortstop Erik […]

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Extremely rare Mike Trout rookie baseball card set to top $1M at auction

[Fox Business] 2009 Bowman Chrome Draft Prospects card is the rarest version of the card A rare Mike Trout rookie baseball card is back on the auction block nearly three months after it sold for nearly $1 million. The 2009 Bowman Chrome Draft Prospects card is the rarest version of the card. Beckett graded this […]

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MLB calls off Cardinals-Brewers game due to positive coronavirus tests

[ESPN, AP] Two St. Louis Cardinals have tested positive for the coronavirus, resulting in Major League Baseball postponing Friday afternoon’s game at the Milwaukee Brewers, it was announced. The Cardinals said they learned about the positive tests late Thursday night and have instructed all players and staff to self-isolate in their hotel rooms in Milwaukee until further notice. […]

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Kansas City Chiefs QB Patrick Mahomes now part owner of Royals

[ESPN, GETTY IMAGES] Patrick Mahomes, the star quarterback of the Kansas City Chiefs and reigning Super Bowl MVP, has become a member of the new ownership group of the Kansas City Royals. The Royals announced Mahomes’ partial ownership Tuesday, noting that he “spent a lot of time in clubhouses as a kid.” Mahomes or the field for 2020 […]

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Majority of Nationals Voted Against Playing Marlins After COVID Outbreak

[Bleacher Report, AP] The “vast majority” of Washington Nationals players reportedly voted against going to Miami this weekend for a three-game series against the Miami Marlins, according to Ken Rosenthal of The Athletic. In team vote, vast majority of Nationals players voted against going to Miami for three-game series this weekend, sources tell The Athletic. Decision will rest with MLB.— […]

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One of the biggest baseball card collections of all time goes up for auction

[CNN] Jimmy Micioni, a New Jersey man affectionately known as Uncle Jimmy to everyone who knew him, died in March at the age of 97. However, little did anyone else know that stashed in his attic was a meticulously collected and cataloged sports card collection valued at more than $1 million. While Micioni’s nieces and […]

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