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Final Note

Family stumbles upon rare and valuable baseball cards

Kai Ryssdal Mar 3, 2016
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A Ty Cobb baseball card.  FotoGuy 49057/Flickr
Final Note

Family stumbles upon rare and valuable baseball cards

Kai Ryssdal Mar 3, 2016
A Ty Cobb baseball card.  FotoGuy 49057/Flickr
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This final note on the way out today, which reminds me I need to have a chat with my mom about her throwing away the baseball card collection I had when I was a kid.

Late Tuesday night, we learned that a family in an as yet unnamed city, had been going through a run-down old house that used to belong to their great-grandfather they looked inside a torn paper bag sitting on the floor and found seven old baseball cards.

I’ll cut to the chase here.

They were authentic Ty Cobb cards from a hundred years ago — or more.

Total value, into the seven figures, the experts say.

Mom, I’m gonna be calling. 

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