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Postby sencere1john » Fri Apr 09, 2004 8:30 pm

hello all i have two baseball cards in mint condition of Cal ripken jr the first one is of him stand with a black bat in his hands the second one is of cal ripken jr , bob bonner and jeff schneider could someone please email me to tell me if theyre worth anything and or what i should do with them my e-mail address is mailto:sencere1john@yahoo.com thank you
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Postby Spokes » Sat Apr 10, 2004 6:27 pm

You are gonna have to tell us the set and the year of the card. Then, I could probably find it.
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Postby Arlo » Tue Apr 13, 2004 2:30 pm

The card with Bonner and Schneider is indeed worth something - it's his 1982 Topps rookie card. There are probably all sorts of cards of Ripken with a dark bat, but one is his '82 Topps Traded issue. It's not the true rookie, but is worth more because it was produced in lower numbers (it's #98T if you want to check).

If you want to do something other than hang onto the cards, you have a couple options. The first is to take it to a local dealer. Another would be to put it on ebay or a similar service. You could also send the card to a professional grading service; this costs a little moneys, but if your cards are truly mint, their values might increase exponentially. Not all cards that we consider to be mint after a quick naked eye glance actually turn out to be high grade, though, so grading isn't a sure thing.
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