Scarcity and name recognition only scratch the surface of what fuels interest and demand in the hobby’s top vintage baseball cards.
Got a million bucks and some change? The hobby’s two most valuable baseball cards are on consignment.
The Babe Ruth memorabilia market is booming and all it takes is a look at the ten biggest sales to see most of the action has come in the last few years.
There’s still stuff hiding in America’s basements. Proof of that in Massachusetts, where an early Babe Ruth bat was discovered and is now at auction.
Just three years after it last changed hands, a 1914 Baltimore News Babe Ruth card graded ‘poor’ has sold for more than twice what the buyer paid.