Recently, Major League Baseball (MLB) hosted its summer All-Star weekend, and this year’s break-out star was Julio Rodriguez. Captivating the audience with his skills, his most impressive feat was the reward money associated with his participation in this year’s Home Run Derby. In fact, Rodriguez reportedly made $50,000 more in the contest as a top performer in the derby than he’s set to make during his rookie season.
Jul 22, 2022
This Michael Jordan memorabilia is raking in the dough! The NBA legend continues to cause a scene, even well into retirement, after a game-worn patch card with his signature sold for a record-breaking $2.7 million. According to TMZ, the rare card is considered one of the greatest hoop cards ever made. It not only has the basketball star’s autograph, but also includes a swatch of the jersey worn by him during the 1992 NBA All-Star Game (There are only 23 copies of the card). “It makes sense that this card — and the innovative new designs and card styles that it spawned in the industry — is one of the most pivotal in our hobby,” said Ken Goldin, the president of Goldin Auctions who’s responsible for auctioning off the artifact. This is the first card to feature a signature and a piece of a game-worn jersey, which is why experts are calling it historic. Jordan first entered the league in 1984 as a Round 1, third overall pick by the Chicago Bulls, where he played until retiring with the...
Oct 12, 2021