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Card Sharks How Upper Deck Turned a Child's Hobby into a High-Stakes, Billion-Dollar Business

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ISBN-10: 0026290618

ISBN-13: 9780026290616

Edition: 1995

Authors: Pete Williams

List price: $21.95
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"More than 10 million Americans collect sports cards, hoping one day to reap their "investment" benefits. How has the sports card industry, specifically the baseball card market, become a billion-dollar business in the past five years?" "Pete Williams, who has covered major league baseball and the sports memorabilia industry for USA TODAY Baseball Weekly since 1991, has the perfect vantage point on what's caused this explosive success in the shaky and shady world of sports cards. His gripping narrative takes us from the birth of trading cards to the present, when the buying and selling of cards has become everyman's stock market. At the center of the industry is the Upper Deck Company. Once…    
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Book details

List price: $21.95
Copyright year: 1995
Publisher: Macmillan Publishing Company, Incorporated
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 288
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.50" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.232
Language: English