Baseball for the Thinking Fan

Login | Register | Feedback

btf_logo
You are here > Home > Baseball Newsstand > Baseball Primer Newsblog > Discussion
Baseball Primer Newsblog
— The Best News Links from the Baseball Newsstand

Sunday, April 07, 2013

T206 Honus Wagner baseball card sets $2.1M auction mark - ESPN

Wow!

The most coveted baseball card of all-time proved its worth once again early Saturday morning, as the 1909-11 T206 Honus Wagner card sold for $2.1 million in an online auction.

Jim Furtado Posted: April 07, 2013 at 08:00 AM | 6 comment(s) Login to Bookmark
  Tags: baseball cards

Reader Comments and Retorts

Go to end of page

Statements posted here are those of our readers and do not represent the BaseballThinkFactory. Names are provided by the poster and are not verified. We ask that posters follow our submission policy. Please report any inappropriate comments.

   1. RMc's Aggravating as Hell, Arrogant, Disrespectful Posted: April 07, 2013 at 12:56 PM (#4406672)
Just imagine how much the bicycle must cost, if they're gonna use this card to attach to the spokes!
   2. McCoy Posted: April 07, 2013 at 01:18 PM (#4406689)
Just imagine how much it would sell for if it wasn't a fake.
   3. Monty Posted: April 07, 2013 at 01:26 PM (#4406701)
If it weren't a fake, it wouldn't have gotten as much attention,, so it wouldn't be as famous.

Anyway, the impression I got from the 30 For 30 short wasn't that it was a fake; just that the edges had probably been trimmed.
   4. Shooty is obsessed with the latest hoodie Posted: April 07, 2013 at 01:35 PM (#4406707)
just that the edges had probably been trimmed.

Yep. Personally, I think the Wagner is the most overrated baseball card in existence. It's all hype.
   5. Leroy Kincaid Posted: April 07, 2013 at 01:42 PM (#4406722)
If I had a couple of million burning a hole in my pocket and wanted to spend it on baseball cards I don't think I'd get just one card. Would rather spend it on a lot of cards that might contain a highly valuable card. More fun that way.
   6. McCoy Posted: April 07, 2013 at 02:28 PM (#4406771)
This Wagner card isn't the "Gretzky" card that many believe was trimmed. The one that sold for 2.1 million is a slightly bigger card than all other Wagner cards that have been found.

You must be Registered and Logged In to post comments.

 

 

<< Back to main

News

All News | Prime News

Old-School Newsstand


BBTF Partner

Support BBTF

donate

Thanks to
Andere Richtingen
for his generous support.

Bookmarks

You must be logged in to view your Bookmarks.

Hot Topics

NewsblogOTP 22 May 2017: George W. Bush photobombs a sports reporter
(609 - 12:26am, May 24)
Last: Ray (RDP)

NewsblogThe name's Chatter... OMNICHATTER, for May 23, 2017
(44 - 12:26am, May 24)
Last: Lance Reddick! Lance him!

NewsblogWhere Did the Great Hollywood Baseball Movie Go?
(25 - 12:25am, May 24)
Last: PreservedFish

NewsblogJered Weaver’s hometown discount was a cautionary tale
(15 - 12:16am, May 24)
Last: JAHV

NewsblogThe curveball's resurgence is changing starting pitching | SI.com
(3 - 12:04am, May 24)
Last: JimMusComp likes Billy Eppler....

NewsblogOT - March 2017 NBA thread
(4085 - 11:42pm, May 23)
Last: Booey

NewsblogBobby Grich, Rick Burleson, and Their One Full (Strike-Shortened) Season as a Dominant Double Play Combination
(34 - 10:54pm, May 23)
Last: Dennis Eclairskey, closer

NewsblogAaron Judge Gets His Own Rooting Section
(15 - 10:43pm, May 23)
Last: What did Billy Ripken have against ElRoy Face?

Sox TherapyWitty Minor League Thread Title Here
(20 - 10:15pm, May 23)
Last: Jose is El Absurd Pollo

NewsblogTrying times for John Farrell as Boston Red Sox manager | FOX Sports
(21 - 10:13pm, May 23)
Last: Jose is El Absurd Pollo

NewsblogOT: March-April 2017 Soccer Thread
(519 - 9:04pm, May 23)
Last: He who brought the butter dish to Balshazar (CoB)

Newsblog'Loud, Electric, Fun': Carlos Martinez Dominates with 100 MPH Heat, Raw Emotion | Bleacher Report
(2 - 8:25pm, May 23)
Last: cardsfanboy

NewsblogHow Many More Years? – Joe Blogs – Medium
(23 - 7:51pm, May 23)
Last: SoSHially Unacceptable

NewsblogGwinnett Braves plan to change team name for 2018 season, ask for fans help in naming contest
(41 - 7:37pm, May 23)
Last: ReggieThomasLives

NewsblogPrimer Dugout (and link of the day) 5-23-2017
(37 - 7:28pm, May 23)
Last: SoSHially Unacceptable

Page rendered in 0.2532 seconds
47 querie(s) executed