The value of Iconic sports cards and game-worn gear from some of the world’s top athletes has outperformed the stock market over time so it’s probably appropriate at the hobby got a little Wall Street exposure on Friday.
Brian Dwyer, President of Robert Edward Auctions, was a guest on Cheddar, a network that broadcasts from the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. He discussed the market with the show’s anchors and showed off some of the top items in the company’s current auction, including a NM Babe Ruth rookie card, a Babe Ruth bat and jerseys once donned by Mickey Mantle and Jim Brown. The auction ends next Sunday. Bidders had committed over $6.2 million as of Sunday.
Dwyer says traders who were going about the business of stocks stopped to check out the items and asked questions about collecting.
You can watch the eight-minute interview here.