Sports Baseball Cards

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  1. Winston Leg-Thigh

    Winston Leg-Thigh Well-Known Member

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    I have a few thousand baseball cards from the mid 80's- mid 90's I've been toting around for years because I've refused to throw them away.


    I was going thru them and came upon some 1996 Upper Deck Space Jam cards. That was an awesome summer. The memories are great but I'm pretty sure none of these are worth shit. Should I finally just say fuck it and throw them away? Any 80's-90's cards worth anything?
     
  2. Gitfiddle

    Gitfiddle Live Deliciously

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    There was probably a glut of them during that time period, just like comics. The only collectibles worth anything are from when they weren't considered collectibles.
     
  3. Winston Leg-Thigh

    Winston Leg-Thigh Well-Known Member

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    You tellin' me this Phil Plantier rookie card isn't going to get me an early retirement?

    Fiddlesticks!
     
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    Gitfiddle Live Deliciously

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    I don't know, maybe you have some Bo Jackson shit in there.
     
  5. Winston Leg-Thigh

    Winston Leg-Thigh Well-Known Member

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    Definitely have some Bo Jackson cards. Probably a couple of his football cards, too.
     
  6. Biff DiBiase

    Biff DiBiase Philanthropist and accountant at Larry, Inc. POTY Stern Forum Gold

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    Cards aren't worth shit anymore unless they are 40 years old. Some exceptions, though. I have been toting around thousands, as well, and I feel your pain.
     
  7. playitagainfred

    playitagainfred Well-Known Member

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    Back in 84 I bought a topps usfl football set. Never had them graded but other than taking them out if the box (which I still have) they've never been handled. The Reggie white Jim Kelly and Steve young cards show nice prices in the guides but like i said they are just something I have
     
  8. Donkeyboy2190

    Donkeyboy2190 Never earned a dimes

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    If you've got a set of 86-87 Topps basketball cards, those are worth some coin. I had two sets. Sold one set to pay for tuition and books one semester
     
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    Donkeyboy2190 Never earned a dimes

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    I have that box too
     
  10. Clavin

    Clavin Active Member

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    Keep the rookie cards from players that have had very good or great careers.
     
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    Heyyy, he went to my high school...
     
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    Shut up, Meg.
     
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    crazypreacher Maker of Lists Gold

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    I got cards and mostly comics from about 25 years ago. Gonna put em on ebay one of
    These days.
     
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    Probably should change that to Hall of Fame careers. I mean for example I have a Troy Aikman and Barry Sanders rookie cards and they are Hall of Famers and the peak value on them is only like $250 and mine probably arent in perfect/mint condition. You google the values on these cards the numbers fluctuate so much.
     
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    Shady_Jake Well-Known Member

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    I collect baseball cards so you could always send them to somebody who'll appreciate them. I'll give you some cash for the shipping.
     
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    Donate all the worthless commons to the pediatric center at your local hospital.
     
  17. Clavin

    Clavin Active Member

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    I wouldn't throw away any cards that are worth money. DUH
     
  18. Homerj123

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    I bought X-men #22 back in the 80s for $20. I thought I made such a great investment buying such an early comic for that price. Today, it's worth about $30. :tears:

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    Sell them but realize you're not the only one who is saving those things now, so don't expect much $
     
  20. jokeland

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    I thought the bottom dropped out of the baseball card market decades ago and never really returned. I remember it being a thing there for a little while