Tired of reading about the big money in sports collecting? We’ll help get your mind right.
It hasn’t always been about professional grading, big-time auctions, $200 autographs and the sports memorabilia business.
For a card-collecting sportswriter who remembers the days when they had no material value except to other kids, the best transaction is a trade with your buddy involving cards that are well-loved.
If you’re a mint freak, though, don’t ask him what he did with his 1959 Topps Johnny Unitas.