Agenda Summary: 2018 All-Star Game Highlights. Manny Machado traded to the Dodgers. Topps hands creative direction over to the players. Significant eBay Superfractor listings. eBay Seller Behavior.
Guest: Ryan Daly
2018 All-Star Game Highlights
- Bryce Harper wins HRD (19). Dad as pitcher.
- Won the HRD as an 11-yr old.1
- Has the HRD surpassed the ASG as the primary attraction of the Mid-Summer Classic?
- The age of instant gratification
- Alex Bregman wins MVP Award.2
- Clutch-Performer: HR in top of 10th inning with the help of George Springer HR
- Passion helps craft excellence
Manny Machado traded to the Dodgers.3
- Dodgers need new pitching too. Kershaw’s up for negotiation in 2021, Rich Hill in 2020, and Kenley Jansen in 2022. Stripling and Buehler are both promising young talents.
- The importance of inking deals fast
Topps hands creative direction over to the players.4
- 2010 Bowman Platinum Auto Superfractor Mike Trout: $127k
- 2011 Bowman Chrome Auto Superfractor Bryce Harper: $500k
- 2012 Bowman Sterling Autographs Superfractor Mike Trout / Bryce Harper: $100k
eBay Seller Behavior: Buying for profit and hobby implications
To view the current eBay auctions for Mike Trout baseball cards, click here.
- Bryce Harper forgot he won a Home Run Derby as an 11-year-old, but the internet has receipts. www.mlb.com ↩︎
- Bregman’s heroics earn him special ASG MVP. www.mlb.com ↩︎
- Dodgers acquire Manny Machado from Orioles for five prospects. www.espn.com ↩︎
- Topps Curated Sets. www.topps.com ↩︎