Yankee Stadium Farewell
Editor’s Note: Dan Borsey is a collector, and baseball is his passion. In Farewell to Yankee Stadium, he writes about his most precious collectibles—memories.
Sultan of Swat Collectibles: As Great as the Babe
Every once in a while, an athlete comes along who transcends his or her sport. These precious few are bigger than the game, and they become the embodiment of their country. People search incessantly for their collectibles.
Historic Dodgers Collectibles—Forever Popular
The Dodgers are a historic baseball franchise whose origins extend back to 1883. Originally, the team was located in Brooklyn, New York. However, in 1958, owner Walter O’Malley made a business decision to move the franchise across the country to Los Angeles. The City of Angels instantly took the team and its collectibles, and they set a franchise record for attendance in their first year.
Collecting High-Valued Baseball Cards
While prices for the basic living necessities keep rising faster, the market for high end baseball cards seem to be growing more and more. Unlike when times were tough back in the early 1980’s when high end sports cards prices were at their lowest, this time around the baseball card market is just the opposite.
Then and Now
My Introduction to Worthpoint and Worthpoint’s Intro to Me!
Just listened to Auctionwally’s interview with Worthpoint’s Will Seippel. I really enjoyed it, especially when Will talked about baseball cards and his ’52 Topps set, as baseball cards are my root to collecting.
Olympics Baseball Collectibles Win Gold
The USA baseball team may have taken the bronze in Beijing, but you win gold with Olympic baseball collectibles. Although it has waned in popularity over the years, Olympic baseball has provided a showcase for some of the best young stars in the sport, which increases the desirability of their card collectibles.
Chicago Cubs Collectibles: Home-Run Investments
As memorabilia collectors, we are always looking for that next great investment. Sure, we acquire collectibles because we genuinely love them, but most of us usually have financial incentives in mind when we buy them.
No Curse of the Bambino on Red Sox Collectibles
Editor’s Note: Another look at what’s hot in the world of baseball collectibles.
Baseball Collectibles & Great Fun: DHL All-Star FanFest
Dan Borsey has the time of his life at the DHL All-Star FanFest in New York. Dan, aka Dan the Man in the WorthPoint Van, has two major passions in life – baseball and antiques & collectibles. Dan says the DHL FanFest is an event that you shouldn’t miss!
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