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Prices Finally Jump for Late 80s/Early 90s Cards

Hi Friends,

   I'm glad to make the announcement that the tide has turned in the baseball card market. Let me explain:

   In the late 80's and early 90's, Topps, Donruss, Fleer, and the other baseball card companies started mirroring what they were seeing in the market over the previous years. What were they seeing? They saw people like me buying 10/20/30/40/50/100 of certain key players and rookies. For me, it was really about 1987 that things started heating up in terms of investing in baseball card rookies. I was hot on the prospects of Red Sox rookie Mike Greenwell. I had him pegged for a 400-500 HR Career. So I bought 100 of his 1987 Topps cards (Card #259), at 15 cents per card. I also got my cousin and uncle to invest, and since then, I have been the subject of many a family joke regarding it. Therapy helps, somewhat.

   I'm also loaded up with 50 x 1987 Dale Mohorcic cards and 50 x 1988 Mike Campbell cards, among many others (Note: I'm not complaining about…