Wander Franco now has a card in Topps’ Living Set.
The young Tampa Bay Rays star was unveiled Wednesday as card #495 in the ongoing set that features both current and former players, with new cards added each week.
The cards are priced at $7.99 but can be purchased for as little as $3.35 in quantity and are being sold via this page on Topps’ website. They’ll be available until March 2. And yes, they do have the “RC” logo on the front, indicative of rookie card status.
Watch out for counterfeits of the 1988-89 Fleer Michael Jordan All-Star card, according to CSG. It’s a popular card, with the image of a high-flying Jordan at the 1988 All-Star Game on the front.
The company says it’s seeing numerous fakes and highlighted the difference between a real copy and a bogus one.
Mile High Card Company has launched its latest Extra Innings Auction, with 863 lots made up of primarily priced cards and memorabilia that will have a modest closing price.
Among the highlights: some lower grade Sporting News Supplements of Joe Jackson and Honus Wagner, multiple Bird-Johnson rookie cards; several “shoebox” collections of vintage cards, post-War sets and near sets, vintage rookie cards, modern era rookies including a 2003-04 Skybox Autographics LeBron James #314/1500, autographs and other memorabilia.
A special fundraising auction for game-worn NHL memorabilia is underway.
MeiGray is hosting an auction of 19 items for Black History Month, with all proceeds going to the United Negro College Fund.
Jerseys worn by some of the NHL’s notable Black players are part of the event, which runs through March 17.
Every winning bidder from the auction will also receive a signed copy of Shut Out: The Game That Did Not Love Me Black, the autobiography of former Quebec Nordiques winger Bernie Saunders.
Saunders was the fifth black player to play in the NHL, and is a close friend of MeiGray co-founder and President Barry Meisel, who co-wrote the book.