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HONUS WAGNER RUMORS & GOSSIP

Explaining the Honus Wagner Career Hits Discrepancy

As Derek Jeter continues his climb up baseball's all-time hits list, we have received several inquiries about Honus Wagner's career hit total. We list 3,420, while MLB lists him with 3,430 career hits. While the similarity of the numbers may imply a simple typo, it turns out that the reasons for the one-digit difference are not simple at all. For an explanation of the history...
Via Sports-Reference
July 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Honus Wagner’s Famous T206 Card Sells for $2.1 Million at Auction to Unknown Buyer

If only baseball cards weren’t so overproduced in the late ’80s and early ’90s. Does anyone know how much a box full of 1992 Ray Lankford cards are going for these days? The most famous baseball card in the world, the Honus Wagner T206, sold for $2.1 million on Friday at the Goldin Auctions’ showcase, according to the New York Post. The card sold is the “jumbo” version...
Via NESN.com
April 06, 2013  |  Discuss

1909-11 T206 Honus Wagner, the world’s most valuable baseball card, sells for $2.1 million

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 [...]
Via Los That Sports Blog
April 06, 2013  |  Discuss
CRAZY COLLECTIBLES

Rare Wagner card could fetch $3M

An expensive bidding war is expected to ensue over an extremely rare 1909 Honus Wagner "cigarette" card, with some expecting bidding to reach $3 million.

Via The Other Paper
March 22, 2013  |  3 Comments

That Honus Wagner card just sold for...$1,232,466.34 dollars

Recall that 102-year-old Honus Wagner baseball card that you heard could fetch between 1 and 1.5 million dollars? It just sold for $1,232,466.34. Right down the middle. Every time you check your... Full story at Bob's Blitz ~ http://www.bobsblitz.com
Via Bob's Blitz
April 20, 2012  |  Discuss
MEMORABILIA MANIA

Honus Wagner card might sell for $1.5M

St. Louis-based collector Bill Goodwin is set to put his 1909 Honus Wagner card up for auction Tuesday, and he expects it to bring in at least $1 million—perhaps even upwards of $1.5 million.

Via It's Always Sunny in Detroit
March 27, 2012  |  Discuss

Honus Wagner card could fetch $1.5M

Bill Goodwin of suburban St. Louis has been in the collectibles business for a quarter of a century, but he says the 102-year-old baseball card he's putting up for auction is about as good as it gets. Goodwin will begin an online auction for a 1909 Honus Wagner baseball card, one of the most sought-after sports collectibles in the world. Goodwin expects the card to fetch at...
Via AP on Fox
March 26, 2012  |  Discuss

Rare Honus Wagner card could fetch $1.5 million

Bill Goodwin of suburban St. Louis has been in the collectibles business for a quarter of a century, but he says the 102-year-old baseball card he's putting up for auction is about as good as it gets. Goodwin will begin an online auction for a 1909 Honus Wagner baseball card, one of the most sought-after sports collectibles in the world. Goodwin expects the card to fetch at...
Via AP on Fox
March 26, 2012  |  Discuss
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