CSS Button No Image Css3Menu.com

Baseball Prospectus home
  
  
Click here to log in Click here for forgotten password Click here to subscribe

Vote in the Internet Baseball Awards for a chance at a free copy of Dollar Sign on the Muscle
Voting ends in 16 days

Articles Tagged Tim Wallach 

Search BP Articles

All Blogs (including podcasts)

Active Columns

Authors

Article Types

No Previous Tag Entries No More Tag Entries

Give me all the Tim Wallachs you have.

When I was a kid I loved money, and one of my first money-making schemes was to corner a market. I had heard about those brothers who (disastrously) tried to corner the silver market in 1980 and thought it sounded like a great plan that had probably just been executed poorly, so I wanted to execute a similar plan better. What I intended to corner was Kevin Mitchell 1989 Topps cards, chosen because a) I liked Kevin Mitchell, b) he was a good enough player that the cards naturally had some value and c) it wasn't valuable enough to be prohibitively expensive for a 10-year-old boy to acquire. YET.

Read the full article...

No Previous Tag Entries No More Tag Entries