Rickey Henderson, Walter Payton and Tony Dorsett Gem Mint rookies went for record prices in the latest Elite Extra Innings Auction at Mile High.
If you need proof of the growth of the high-grade rookie card movement currently taking place in the hobby, look no further than Memory Lane’s latest sale, which saw many cards top their previous records by thousands.
Memory Lane offered an amazing assortment of rookie cards in its latest sale, including a 1951 Bowman Mickey Mantle that brought $220,150 and an eye-popping $11,718 price for a 1976 Topps Dennis Eckersley.
The Graham Collection of high-grade rookies, including a 1951 Bowman Mantle PSA 9 and 1939 Play Ball Ted Williams PSA 9, and Dr. William McAvoy’s oddball sets raise the bar in Memory Lane’s latest sale that ends Thursday.
Memory Lane will offer an amazing array of rookie cards from the Graham Collection in its next sale, including a PSA 9 1951 Bowman Mickey Mantle, a 1916 M101-5 Babe Ruth and high-grade rookie cards of more than two dozen Hall of Famers.
An Ohio collector is taking Fausto Carmona/Roberto Hernandez to court, seeking a return on investment of the player’s rookie cards after Carmona was busted for falsifying his name and date of birth.