Dmitri Young’s collection of PSA 10 rookie cards may be gone, but he didn’t ‘sell out’. Young is hanging onto some of his collection including the bat that was used to hit the final home run at the old Tiger Stadium in 1999.
Young didn’t hit the home run, so how did he get the bat? And how did he feel about the results of the auction? The Detroit News has the story.
Big league teams are starting to take social media pretty seriously. The Cubs recently held a ‘social media night’ that included a goodie bag. Among the items inside was perhaps the first-ever Twitter-focused set of baseball cards. The players pictured on the fronts were members of the team who were active Tweeters. Read about the promotion here.
Just a couple of days are left to sign up for the giveaway associated with the launch of the Sports Collectors Daily newsletter. We’re giving away two Panini Black Boxes (valued at around $350-400 each), several vintage cards including some PSA 10s and more. The newsletter just launched so our list isn’t in the thousands–yet. That means your odds of winning something are not bad at all. Sign up through the box in the the upper left of this page and you’ll get an emailed newsletter about every two weeks.