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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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‘Right now it’s the hottest market in the world’: Trading cards take off during pandemic

(KXMA) — Since March of 2020 people have tried to find new hobbies or resurrect old ones. Many rediscovered the old trading cards they collected as a kid as they went through shoeboxes in closets. “It’s crazy. Right now it’s the hottest market in the world. They’re looking for everything that they can of sports […]

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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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Beckett Sports Card Hot / Cold

[Beckett] Welcome to another edition Beckett Sports Card Hot/Cold where we take a quick look at what’s hot and what’s not in sports cards and sports. If this time last week you hadn’t heard of Yermin Mercedes or Akil Baddoo, you would be far from alone. But with a full week of baseball under our belt, […]

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Beckett Sports Card Hot / Cold

[Beckett] Welcome to another edition Beckett Sports Card Hot/Cold where there’s no fooling around as we take a quick look at what’s hot and what’s not in sports cards and sports. This we gave us the monster known as 2020-21 Panini Prizm Basketball. With 2021 Topps Heritage Baseball and 2020-21 Upper Deck Series 2 Hockey still fresh on collectors’ minds, […]

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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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Beckett Sports Card Hot / Cold

[Beckett] Welcome to another Beckett Sports Card Hot/Cold where we take a quick look at what’s hot and what’s on a downward turn in sports cards and sports. Who’s ready for some baseball? While cities around the United States make plans for what the regular season will look like, players are working off some rust […]

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Beckett Sports Card Hot / Cold

[Beckett] Welcome to another Beckett Sports Card Hot/Cold where we take a quick look at what’s driving things and what’s being left behind in sports cards and sports. It has been out for a couple of weeks now, but 2021 Topps Series 1 Baseball is still proving to drive things. And that’s pretty typical for the set […]

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Kobe Bryant Rookie Card Sells for Record $500K, Graded Gem Mint 10

[Bleacher Report, AP] A Kobe Bryant rookie card sold for $500,000 on Wednesday to set a record for the former Los Angeles Lakers star. The Topps Chrome card received a perfect 10 rating in gem mint condition. The previous high for Bryant was a signed Impeccable Victory card that sold for $129,999.99 in December, according to Julio Luis Munar of ClutchPoints. […]

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