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 America.  Often dominating […]

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 have to make […]

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 purchase original […]

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 diamond and it’s why Jackie Robinson baseball […]

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 after him.  Cy Young baseball cards and autographs […]

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 MVP award. However, […]

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 invest in that has a high probability of a consistent […]

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 devote so much attention to […]