The most rare cards issued so far have been sold, but even run-of-the-mill Stephen Strasburg rookie cards are selling like hotcakes as baseball moves toward the All-Star break.
While dealers hope the hype isn't just that, they do see the interest spreading into the hobby as former collectors come back and new ones enter the hobby.
“Strasburg is in the news all the time and that’s what gets people interested," said Tom Daniels of The Baseball Card Shoppe.
Strasburg is driving sales...thousands of miles from Washington, according to this story in Madison.com.
It's a bit of a cautionary tale, though.