Year: 2021

Yermin Mercedes retiring?!

I got the news that White Sox player Yermin Mercedes is retiring halfway through his rookie season. (via a tweet from @AndyMarfia) Wasn’t Mercedes incredible? First player ever to have 8 consecutive hits to start the season. I was surprised to hear he’s back down in the minors. His controversial 3-1 homerun (May 17). At …

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Long-term value of digital trading cards

I discovered that Topps has its own NFT baseball cards based on the “WAX” blockchain. Called “TOPPS MLB SERIES 1 NFT COLLECTION”, they were released April 16, 2021. Topps released 50,000 standard packs with six digital collectibles for $4.99 each, along with 25,000 premium packs with 45 collectibles each for $99.99 apiece. The super-high-end cards …

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