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The value of a Honus Wagner baseball card not only continues to hold its value, but it continues to improve. The Holy Grail of baseball cards, the 1909 T206 Wagner, sold at auction on Friday for $2.1 million. The card of 50-100 copies to believed to be in exsitence. The legend behind the card of one of baseball’s first superstars is that Wagner demanded his card removed from packaging. Before we all began collecting baseball cards and stale stick of bubble gum, cards were sold with cigarettes. It is believed that Wagner either didn’t want his card sold to kids with the tobacco product, or he was ticked off that the American Tobacco Company was making money off his image and he wasn’t being compensated. We are inclined to believe the latter, after all, the dangers of tobacco certainly weren’t known back in early 1900′s like they are now. The card sold at auction is known as a ‘Jumbo’ edition, 1/16th of an inch larger than the standard card. There is no known controversy surrounding this edition like the one that is most notoriously known as “Gretzky’s T206 Wagner.” NHL Hall of Famer Wayne Gretzky purchased a card back in [...]
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A rare baseball card of Honus Wagner sold for a record amount at an auction. See how much the prized collector's item went for.
The New York Yankees are fresh off a disastrous spring.
As they move on, they are awaiting the return of their leader Derek Jeter who is still fighting with his ankle issue.
Yankees manager Joe Girardi stated on Friday that Jeter needs a full ”reset” before moving forward.
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Yankees skipper Joe Girardi maintains his belief that once Derek Jeter returns to the lineup, the superstar "will be an everyday player again."
Modern day ballplayers Alex Rodriguez and even Derek Jeter have nothing on Honus Wagner.
A rare 1909-11 baseball card with Wagner featured on the front sold at auction for a whopping $2.1 million after weeks of extended bidding. The price includes a buyer's premium but was still about a third short of the $3 million the auction expected to fetch.
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Tweet In an online auction run by Goldin auctions on Saturday morning, the rarest and most expensive baseball card in the world, the 1909-11 T206 Honus Wagner card, was auctioned off for a record $2.1 million. The $2.1 million sale for the card breaks the previous record ever paid for a trading card, which was [...]
Derek Jeter has resumed fielding activities. The Yankees shortstop started the season on the disabled list but is hopeful to return by the beginning of next month.
Jeter took 40 grounders on Saturday at the Yankees training complex. He has already been cleared for hitting drills as well.
Eduardo Nunez has been playing shortstop for the Yankees in Jeter’s absence.
Jon Heyman is reporting that Derek Jeter, Mark Texieira and Curtis Granderson could all be back by May 1st:Yankees people are mentioning May 1 as potentially the key date in their season. The team's medical people are suggesting, at least in behind-the-scenes conversations, that May 1 could be a target date for the return of three of their missing stars: Derek Jeter, Mark Teixeira...
The Honus Wagner baseball card is the most sought after card of all-time has been auction off this morning for a reported $2.1million according to Dan Good of the New York Post. It is the highest price ever paid for a card in a public sale, surpassing the $1.62 million paid for the same card back in 2008.
Wagner was a Pittsburgh Pirate and revered as one of the greatest shortstops...
OREGON STATE's Andrew Moore scattered four hits over 6 2/3 innings and Max Engelbrekt and Scott Schultz combined for 2 1/3 innings of scoreless relief as the sixth-ranked Oregon State baseball team shut out No. 10 UCLA, 5-0, Saturday at Jackie Robinson Stadium.
Fans calling a toll-free phone number once used by the New York Yankees ticket office expecting to score some seats over their cell phones might be in for a real shock. Instead of getting Derek Jeter or CC Sabathia in a pre-recorded greeting, fans will be enticed by a woman's voice prompting them to a sex chat line.
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The analysts, experts, baseball fans, and maybe science itself don’t think the Yankees will be good this year. With the massacre of injuries and both an April starting lineup and starting rotation, with an average age of about only 33 years old (you’d think it would be higher, I know) and a couple of old guys, one would say the 27-time-Champion...
By Joe Haakenson, AngelsWin.com Contributor -
APRIL 6, 2002
GAME 5 - ANGELS AT RANGERS
ARLINGTON, Texas -- It was the perfect situation for your $22-million-per-year superstar. Bases loaded, two out in the bottom of the ninth, his team down by three.
But Alex Rodriguez's high fly ball to left field dropped harmlessly into the awaiting glove of Angels left fielder Garret...