March 3, 2015

Investing in Baseball Card Blue Chips

Paige

Satchel Paige Card Checklist Brief, But Eventful

In his prime, Satchel Paige was a Negro League superstar. His short stint in the majors means there are few Satchel Paige baseball cards issued during his playing days. It was said that in his prime, Paige had his infielders sit behind him while he struck out the side during tours across … [Read More...]

Nolan Ryan 1968 Topps

Nolan Ryan Rookie Card Has Proven Investment Worthy

The 1968 Topps Nolan Ryan rookie card has simply been one of the best modern era investments you could have made over the last couple of decades. Think about the most recognized and valuable sports cards and you probably think Baltimore News Babe Ruth, T206 Wagner and 1952 Topps Mantle.  We may … [Read More...]

Joejacksonrookies

Shoeless Joe Jackson Baseball Cards: Investing in History

One of the most valuable baseball cards today is the 1910 Old Mill Tobacco card featuring the image of a pensive young outfielder.  As a matter of fact, at auction in 2011, a nicer quality example of this exceptionally rare minor league card sold for $199,750.  You don't need that much capital to … [Read More...]

1952ToppsJackieRobinson

Some Insight into Investing and Collecting Vintage Baseball Cards

A look at why high grade and a player's stature are important when it comes to buying vintage baseball cards. … [Read More...]

Jackie Robinson

Jackie Robinson Baseball Cards and Autographs

Jackie Robinson served as both a beacon into the future for the country and as a role model for millions of upwardly-aspiring African American children.  His breaking of baseball’s color barrier in 1947 ushered in a new era of multi-cultural baseball.  His influence was felt far beyond the … [Read More...]

Cy Young

Cy Young Baseball Cards and Autographs

Cy Young is considered the grandfather of the great pitchers of the 20th century.  Young, Christy Mathewson and Walter Johnson were the premier pitchers of the first 15 years of the era.   Of course, Young's dominance and greatness haven't been forgotten.  Baseball's top pitching award was named … [Read More...]

1936 World Wide Gum Joe DiMaggio rookie card

Joe DiMaggio Baseball Cards and Autographs

Joe DiMaggio is a legend for his actions on and off the field.  His 56-game hitting streak, set over 70 years ago, still stands.  Of course, who can forget his three MVP titles, or his perennial all-star appearances?  Joe DiMaggio baseball cards and autographs are on a short list of the most … [Read More...]

Sandy Koufax

Sandy Koufax Baseball Cards: A Short but Solid List

When looking on at Sandy Koufax’s career, one might compare it to a comet.  Sandy’s career burned brightly and like no other pitcher who came before.  By the age of 30, Sandy had racked up 3 Cy Young awards, 4 World Series championship rings, 7 all star appearances, 3 Triple Crowns, and an … [Read More...]

1934GoudeyLouGehrig

Pre-World War II Baseball Cards Show Consistent Investor Demand

Taking the plunge into baseball card investing can appear challenging, on the surface.  Tens of thousands of cards have been issued by hundreds of different manufacturers and brands.  Only a small percentage of these issues hold investment potential.  What segment or genre can novice investors … [Read More...]

1952 Topps Mantle

1952 Topps Set: The 900-Pound Gorilla of Post-War Baseball Cards

For baseball card collectors, when the 1952 Topps set is mentioned, dreams of assembling the graded Cadillac of post-war baseball card collecting comes to mind.  There is no doubt that the ’52 Topps set was and is the quintessential set made after World War II. Why do investors and collectors … [Read More...]

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