thinking of trading in my childhood baseball card collection

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  1. Shivvy

    Shivvy 100k Post Club

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    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

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    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

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    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 100k Post Club

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    I actually read an article saying that exact same thing last night
     
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  6. Shivvy

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    Ill take you up on that
     
  7. Rod-Stroker

    Rod-Stroker Streptococcus Gingivitis Halllllllllllllitosis

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    Base ball cards ha ha lol
     
  8. Swayze

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    Chances are they are worthless

    Go through them though, you may find a gem

    Look online for prices
     
  9. nightshift

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    no problem

    i am full of (useless) helpful information :)

    id be happy to
     
  10. EasyJesus

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    Smacky makes a living buying and selling baseball cards, you should talk to him
     
  11. Swayze

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

    Great advice
     
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    :jj:
     
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    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 100k Post Club

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    Was that in the 80s?
     
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    Kanye West Yeezus!

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    do you have a Dave Stieb and a Doug Drabek rookie card?
     
  16. Billy Brown

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    This.
     
  17. Billy Brown

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    This.