thinking of trading in my childhood baseball card collection

Discussion in 'The Bar' started by Shivvy, Aug 1, 2012.

  1. Shivvy

    Shivvy Well-Known Member

    Reputations:
    218,959
    Joined:
    May 23, 2011
    Messages:
    152,739
    Likes Received:
    84,557
    I have a box of cards from the 80s and some stuff my dad gave me. Hoping its worth something
     
  2. Motoflou

    Motoflou New Member

    Reputations:
    0
    Joined:
    Jan 16, 2012
    Messages:
    3,014
    Likes Received:
    0
    I've been thinking of doing the same thing. The shitty thing is, most places only want cards from like...pre-1960.

    There were so many of those damned 80s cards printed, ya know?

    :depressed:
     
  3. nightshift

    nightshift so so stupid VIP

    Reputations:
    1,645
    Joined:
    Sep 19, 2010
    Messages:
    79,463
    Likes Received:
    5,908
    if you really want good info on getting rid of that stuff -

    pm me

    i just went through this with a family member
     
  4. Shivvy

    Shivvy Well-Known Member

    Reputations:
    218,959
    Joined:
    May 23, 2011
    Messages:
    152,739
    Likes Received:
    84,557
    I actually read an article saying that exact same thing last night
     
  5. mrd160

    mrd160 Well-Known Member VIP

    Reputations:
    4,677
    Joined:
    Jan 2, 2012
    Messages:
    28,122
    Likes Received:
    7,459
  6. Shivvy

    Shivvy Well-Known Member

    Reputations:
    218,959
    Joined:
    May 23, 2011
    Messages:
    152,739
    Likes Received:
    84,557

    Ill take you up on that
     
  7. Rod-Stroker

    Rod-Stroker I'm gonna rock ya till it strikes the hour

    Reputations:
    21,994
    Joined:
    Jan 26, 2012
    Messages:
    12,060
    Likes Received:
    10,486
    Base ball cards ha ha lol
     
  8. Swayze

    Swayze Guest

    Reputations:
    0
    Chances are they are worthless

    Go through them though, you may find a gem

    Look online for prices
     
  9. nightshift

    nightshift so so stupid VIP

    Reputations:
    1,645
    Joined:
    Sep 19, 2010
    Messages:
    79,463
    Likes Received:
    5,908
    no problem

    i am full of (useless) helpful information :)

    id be happy to
     
  10. Psycho2

    Psycho2 Patron Saint of the Banned

    Reputations:
    77,525
    Joined:
    Sep 17, 2010
    Messages:
    48,935
    Likes Received:
    40,102
    Smacky makes a living buying and selling baseball cards, you should talk to him
     
  11. Swayze

    Swayze Guest

    Reputations:
    0
    Yeah, and he lives in his ex wife's basement and clips coupons all day :jj:

    Great advice
     
  12. Blackie

    Blackie Member

    Reputations:
    0
    Joined:
    Jun 11, 2012
    Messages:
    704
    Likes Received:
    0
    :jj:
     
  13. redshirt

    redshirt Well-Known Member

    Reputations:
    13,370
    Joined:
    May 28, 2012
    Messages:
    6,913
    Likes Received:
    7,539
    How much did the steroids era hurt the collectibles' market? I mean, who is going to want memorabilia from a period when a lot of guys were cheating and any records achieved are dubious? Only difference between today and then is science has gotten better and only people who get caught are idiots.
     
  14. Shivvy

    Shivvy Well-Known Member

    Reputations:
    218,959
    Joined:
    May 23, 2011
    Messages:
    152,739
    Likes Received:
    84,557
    Was that in the 80s?
     
  15. Kanye West

    Kanye West Yeezus!

    Reputations:
    27
    Joined:
    Dec 23, 2011
    Messages:
    120,890
    Likes Received:
    24,051
    do you have a Dave Stieb and a Doug Drabek rookie card?
     
  16. Billy Brown

    Billy Brown Suck my dick from the back VIP

    Reputations:
    10,548
    Joined:
    Dec 15, 2011
    Messages:
    40,735
    Likes Received:
    6,939
    This.
     
  17. Billy Brown

    Billy Brown Suck my dick from the back VIP

    Reputations:
    10,548
    Joined:
    Dec 15, 2011
    Messages:
    40,735
    Likes Received:
    6,939
    This.