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Tuesday, April 22, 2014

Do You Collect Sports Themed Memorabilia and Collectibles?

True sports fans often collect different types of items that have intangible value. Baseball is known as America's favorite pastime and this sport is associated with a lot of different collectible items. Since the late 19th century, baseball cards have been collected by loyal fans. Throughout the decades, fans have enjoyed getting their hands on cards that eventually became very valuable. For example, rookie cards of hall of fame legends from the MLB are worth a lot of money. The great thing about collecting sports cards is that it's impossible to predict the next generation of great players. When a rookie card is released, it doesn't have much value. Only time can tell how much a baseball card will be worth after players complete their careers.

Official baseballs are also collected by fans of the MLB. Every several years, new editions of authentic licensed baseballs are released. Some people enjoy collecting the different editions of balls that are used in real games throughout the MLB season. Additionally, special edition balls may be released for all star games. Real licensed baseballs may also be used for practice to allow amateur players a feeling for the professional stages of the game.

Fans often bring MLB baseballs to games with the hope of getting autographs from some of the players and coaching staff. An autographed baseball is worth a lot of money that's usually determined through auction bidding. Some baseballs may bear the logos of specific teams that finish in the top of the conferences in the MLB. These balls could be stored in protective case and placed on display at home or in the office. Official MLB baseballs are made of the highest quality materials and craftsmanship that cannot be replicated anywhere else.

Baseball fans can also purchase decals and stickers that may be placed on cars, home windows and walls. Life size stickers of actual players and team logos may be carefully installed in the room of a true baseball fanatic. Official MLB themed license plate frames can also be installed onto vehicles driven by baseball fans.

Office supplies are also available in unique baseball themes. For example, a Caddy style helmet can be used as a pencil holder on a desk or table. The caddy can bear team logos or graphics of players. Bubble head figures that mimic real baseball players of the MLB also make great addition to offices.

18 comments:

  1. I've never had a sports related collection before, but my husband had a baseball collection when he was little.

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  2. I don't collect things. But my husband did collect sports stuff for his future kids. I loved that about him when we met.

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  3. My husband has tons of rookie cards locked away! I know they are worth some money! One day I guess we will find out how much.

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  4. I'm not into sports, but my brothers collected MASSIVE amounts of baseball cards and had some big money ones.

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  5. I had a brother who collected baseball cards. The only sports related collectibles we ever had in our house was my collection of diecast cars.

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  6. My boys have an old baseball bat that is their great grandfathers in their room nicely displayed.

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  7. I do! I have many NY Yankees collectible items from pens to baseballs

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  8. We don't. I can't think of one that we have. My husband is a hunter and I can list gobs of things in that sport!!

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  9. I never have but my husband collects some things. He is ecletic in the things he keeps.

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  10. My husband collects memorabilia and it is littering the house. I need to look into some of the storage ideas.

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  11. I like the little bobble heads, they make me laugh. We don't have one, but I'm certainly not adverse to it. :)

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  12. I don't personally collect sports stuff, but I know a lot of people who do!

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  13. I have never been into sports items but hubby is a big collector

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  14. I don't collect anything. I tried to collect stickers or something like that back when I was little but I'd forget all about them. Not very good at it, lol

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  15. No but I have a good friend who does! I'll pass this along. Amber N

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  16. I am not fond of collecting but I am into Badminton. So if I have to collect any sports memorabilia it will be Badminton stuffs.

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  17. I love collecting rare coins but never thought of collecting sports items

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  18. I do not but my dad has a really great collection of autographs and baseballs.

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