Widely regarded as one of the best hitters to play the game, Ty Cobb holds several records to this date including highest career batting average.
The cut autographs in the high-end Topps Five Star sets are some of the best hits you can get.
Can J.D. Martinez join elite group (Mantle, Cobb, Williams, Gehrig) and win Triple Crown this season?
Here’s a list of autographed rookie cards from Martinez that’s available to buy as well as some of the past Triple Crown winners like Mickey Mantle, Ty Cobb, Ted Williams, and Miguel Cabrera.
Ty Cobb remains an important figure in both the world of baseball and in the hobby.
There are other great looking cards not named Wagner in the Sweet Caporal tobacco card set – like this Ty Cobb Green Portrait.
As reported in Forbes.com, the 1915 Cracker Jack Ty Cobb (PSA Graded 9) sold this week for a cool $432,000 in a Heritage auction.
Read the rest of the article on how much above the pre-sale estimate it sold for. But it also came with a caveat that a big market correction is in order for other big-name vintage cards.
To me, it goes to show how volatile the market is in general for both vintage and modern high-end cards where the value seems to largely be dictated by the perceived rarity of the card, condition, and the hype on the player at that given time.
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