With so much emphasis in the hobby this year on Shohei Ohtani and young stars like Fernando Tatis Jr., Vladimir Guerrero Jr. and Wander Franco to name a few, the big hobby stars of just a few years ago can be all but forgotten. Don’t look now, but the next player to blow up on the baseball card market might be Bryce Harper. For those of us who have been reading about, … [Read more...] about Bryce Harper Cards Ready to Heat Up the Hobby Again?
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One of fewer than 20 known copies of the 1910 Old Mill Tobacco Joe Jackson pre-rookie card sold for $492,000 late Thursday night as Heritage Auctions wrapped up the first night of its three-day Spring Sports Collectibles Sale. Graded 3.5 by SGC, the card had been in the same North Carolina family since the time of issue, thought to be lost at one time with the rest of … [Read more...] about Old Mill Joe Jackson Hits $492,000; New MJ Rookie Card Record
He belted a game-winning home run in his first big league game back in 2014 and since that time, he's developed into one of baseball's best players. There's no doubt this native of Puerto Rico is a big deal to Cubs fans but Javy Baez rookie cards and pre-rookie issues have also become a hobby favorite. Here's a breakdown of some of his most popular issues … [Read more...] about Javier Baez Rookie Cards Appear to Be Solid Long-Term Play
Didi Gregorius faced one of the most daunting tasks in all of sports in 2015 when he succeeded the legendary Derek Jeter at shortstop for the New York Yankees. While he struggled in his first season under the spotlight in 2015, the next two seasons saw increases in his offensive stats and his development into a star and fan favorite. Born in the Dutch capital of … [Read more...] about Hottest Didi Gregorius Rookie Cards
For most major league players, hitting 24 home runs, driving in 95 and batting .297 would be considered a very productive season. For the Arizona Diamondbacks' first baseman, it was a down year. While those numbers might not have matched what he'd done in the two previous seasons, some collectors have been snapping up Paul Goldschmidt baseball cards with a … [Read more...] about Paul Goldschmidt Baseball Cards a Bargain?