Last Updated on 8/15/2005 by bidz

Less, not more, in store for baseball card collectors

Dwight Chapin
Monday, August 8, 2005

“And then there were two.

In an attempt to pump life into the market for new baseball cards, the Major League Baseball Players Association has announced that it will cut back to just a pair of licensed companies for 2006 products, Topps and Upper Deck.”

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Last Updated on 4/17/2005 by bidz

Scandals haven’t slowed memorabilia market – MLB
April 14, 2005

“TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — Sellers of baseball cards and autographs say the sport’s steroids scandal hasn’t hurt the multimillion dollar memorabilia market because collectors still focus on hits and home runs.

Yet there is concern among both groups about what the future holds.”

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