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Washington Nationals Trea Turner hits for the cycle, keeps adding to his achievements

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We told you to keep an eye on Washington Nationals shortstop Trea Turner earlier this season.
As a breakout star in 2016, his potential as a top prospect was clearly evident and there were more reasons for optimism that he would be able to continue his success at the big league level this year.
turnerHe showed his talent on full display again after hitting for the cycle and driving in seven runs last night in Colorado.
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Keep an eye on Washington Nationals' Trea Turner

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Sometimes the perfect storm can take place in a season to boost a player’s value even more than the pre-season expectations.
That looks to be true for Washington Nationals’ Trea Turner who was on everyone’s radar after his tremendous finish to last season, showing a bit of pop and a lot of speed.
Screen Shot 2017-04-06 at 12.56.48 PMBut what can boost his value even further are factors that aren’t even in his control.
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Top 10 Bowman Chrome auto cards: Bryce Harper (number 4)

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4: Bryce Harper 2011 Bowman Chrome Auto $850
Coming in at number four is the 1st prospect auto card belonging to one of the most anticipated players to enter the majors in recent memory, Bryce Harper.
Harper is probably right now the most difficult player to analyze a fair market value for simply because the range of outcomes for his career is so wide.
Harper webOf all the players in the majors right now, Harper is the only player who analysts were even considering to be on the same level as Mike Trout (and some were beginning to do this in April before his season took a turn for the worse).
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VIDEO: The rise and fall of baseball cards

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This is a great short video by the Washington Post I just stumbled upon that poses the question a lot of collectors have probably already asked themselves.
Is the baseball card a big deal anymore?
It’s worth the four minutes or so to watch the video. Even if it’s just to see a glimpse of the beginning stages of the card production process where the photographer goes through the annual routine of having pictures taken of each ball player – like class photo day!
There are some light moments as the photographer explains that, “Some guys refuse to smile.”
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But I sincerely hope despite the obvious decline of bricks and mortar stores due to technological advances making buying and selling cards easier online, that the hobby will see a resurgence in some shape or form.
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