Born Aug. 18, 1934, Roberto Clemente would have turned 83 years old today if not for his untimely death on New Year’s Eve 1972 when the plane he was on crashed into the Atlantic Ocean.
In another PWCC auction on eBay, a 1956 Topps Roberto Clemente (PSA Graded Gem Mt 10) just sold for a cool $100,099.
Forbes wrote an article yesterday after that auction ended, posing the question if the vintage baseball card boom has ended after the Clemente card sold for less than expected (despite the six figure number) by some collectors.
But as you read the article, you get the impression that the market correction for these vintage cards could be a short-term thing.
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