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BECKETT SPORTS CARD HOT / COLD – OCTOBER 16, 2021

[Beckett] Welcome to another autumn edition of Beckett Sports Card Hot/Cold where we have fun and take a quick look at what’s hot and what’s not in the worlds of sports cards and sports. If you look out the window, there’s a good chance that the leaves are changing color, rain might be falling and […]

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BECKETT SPORTS CARD HOT / COLD – SEPTEMBER 18, 2021

[Beckett] Welcome to another edition of Beckett Sports Card Hot/Cold where we have fun and take a quick look at what’s hot and what’s not in the worlds of sports cards and sports. Now that there’s a full week of football behind us, the season is starting to take shape. Yes, it’s still extremely early […]

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BECKETT SPORTS CARD HOT / COLD – SEPTEMBER 11, 2021

[Beckett] Welcome to another edition of Beckett Sports Card Hot/Cold where we take a quick and fun look at what’s hot and what’s not in the worlds of sports cards and sports. The 2021 NFL season is officially here. Although we’re just one game into the regular season, Tom Brady has already become the center […]

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Sports card collecting is booming, but it looks a lot different than you might remember

[Boston Globe] Why the boom? “People were home, cleaning out their attics, or messing around on eBay out of boredom,” one collector said. The last sports card show I attended until recently happened in Augusta, Maine, around 30 years ago. I don’t remember the exact year. I do remember that former Red Sox pitcher Bob […]

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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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