THE OPENING INDUCTION CEREMONY
So, this card is the most famous baseball card of all time, we can all agree. It has sold for over 1 million in the past, mostly because of how old and scarce it is. There are only 40 or so copies rumored to exist. Back in the late 1800's, baseball cards were included when you purchased cigarettes or tobacco. Companies like Allen & Ginter and Goodwin Champions were behind these cards, and many kids wanted a card of their idols. So, the kids would buy this stuff, and this player didn't want to be included in the set due to this issue. So, they cut off print run for the cards, and some like recent cards have leaked out into the public.
This is a 1909 T206 Honus Wagner baseball card, and this has made Honus more legendary than he would be today. Wagner is one of the best players of all time, and his baseball card is in my opinion, the best! So, without further due, I present Honus Wagner to you:
I got to see this card in person once at the Baseball Hall of Fame this spring, here's a picture of it (and me!!!)