Baseball card values are a curious thing. Much like the stock market, serious wheelers and dealers will buy when a player’s career is at a low point, only to turn around and sell once the value climbs back to profit levels.
But more times than anyone can count, buyers fall victim to the over-inflated hype [...] [...more]
During the late 1800s teams began having photographers take pictures of the players and what was happening on the field. As a result, many players started taking individual photos in which some of them were printed as small cards for the locals who came to the games. In 1868, the Peck and Snyder Company started [...] [...more]
Do you smell that? Breathe deep, and you can just catch it – a glimpse of leather, dirt, and green grass tickling your nostrils.
Yes, Spring Training 2010 is upon us, my WannaBe Brethren. Baseball is less than a month and a half away. With the approach of each club’s mandatory workouts, we’re getting closer and [...] [...more]
Any individual, man or woman, who collected sports cards at one point or another in their life knows about this card. It’s the one we all stared at, time after time on the top of Beckett’s “Hot List” throughout the 1990’s.
1989 Upper Deck. Ken Griffey, Jr. Rookie.
For kids like me, for whom a $100 [...] [...more]
Alright, so how many of you collected baseball cards as kids? I know I did. In fact, most of my vaunted collection is still packed away in several large Rubbermaid containers, taking up half of my closet space!
So for those of us familiar with the hobby, this isn’t the greatest HOF pool ever. Most [...] [...more]