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In Memoriam: Jose Fernandez (July 31, 1992 - Sept. 25, 2016)

When I stop to post something on a baseball player who has passed away, I typically will show their rookie card — or something close to it — and leave it at that. 1,042 more words

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Mail Day

A couple of weeks ago, I got my autographed Jose Canseco baseball cards in the mail.  I’ve been collecting autographs seriously for approximately 10 years now.   219 more words

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Jeff Schneider

I mailed an original drawing and a custom baseball card to Jeff Schneider on February 26, 2016. I asked him to keep the drawing and to please sign and return the card. 58 more words


Rookie Card Upgrade: 1965 Topps Joe Morgan

The latest in a series of recent upgrades.

The raw copy that I used as a place holder:

New BVG slabbed copy:

1965 Topps is a classic set, but fonding nicely centered copies of key cards from the set is a problem, which was partially why I jumped on this slabbed Morgan when I did. 22 more words

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Rookie Card Upgrade: 1959 Topps Sparky Anderson

The old 1959 Topps Sparky Anderson rookie card has been in my collection for almost a decade. The card is centered nicely but features creases consistent with being stepped in by a bare foot. 49 more words

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George Mikan 1948 Rookie Card Sells For $403,664

LAGUNA NIGUEL (AP) — George Mikan’s 1948 rookie card sold for $403,664 in SCP Auctions’ Fall Premier online auction, a record for a basketball card. 105 more words