Hey everyone, Drew back here! So one thing I wanted to share with you all are these yearbooks I found in the tubs. There's literally around 25 yearbooks at least, with a few programs mixed in along the way. I think we really lucked out, as a lot of the yearbooks carry strong value. I plan on possibly selling a few, but for now, take a look at them:
|1963 Yankees Yearbook|
|1964 Mets Yearbook|
|1966 Mets Yearbook|
|1967 Mets Yearbook|
|1968 Mets Yearbook|
|1969 Yankees Yearbook|
|1969 Dodgers Yearbook|
|1970 Mets Yearbook|
|1971 Mets Yearbook|
|1971 Yankees Yearbook|
|1974 Mets Yearbook|
|1976 Pirates Yearbook|
|1978 Pirates Yearbook|
|1980 Mets Yearbook|
|1988 Mets Yearbook|
|1989 Mets Yearbook|
|1991 Yankees Yearbook|
|1992 Mets Yearbook|
|2000 Hudson Valley Renegades Yearbook w/Autos|
|1965 Yankees Scorecard|
|1971 Yankees Scorecard|
|1968 Mets Scorecard|
|1969 Mets Scorecard|
|1991 Mets Magazine|
|1992 Mets Magazine|
|1970-71 Knicks Yearbook|
|1971 Philadelphia Eagles Yearbook|
Thats a majority of them, but not all of them! A good amount of them are Mets yearbooks, from 1964-1968, plus 1970, 1971, 1980, 1988, 1989, and 1992, but there are also some nice Yankees ones, especially the 1963 yearbook! I never would have imagined owning so many old yearbooks, and some of them are especially neat, like the Knicks yearbook right above, that highlights their championship season. Also, the collector had a 2000 Renegades yearbook, signed by many of the championship players. Of course, that one isn't worth as much, but it's cool to have for sure. Two of my other favorites are the Pirates yearbooks, from 1976 and 1978. That was a great time to be a Pirates fan, and I really like seeing shows about that team, and hearing about some of their better players through the 1970's.
I haven't gotten to look through all of them, but I'm going to try to before I put a few of the Mets ones on eBay. One of my favorite parts looking through these yearbooks are the prices on the cover. Through the early 1960's, yearbooks cost 50 cents. Yeah, 50 cents. Today, you can't find a yearbook for the Yankees for any less than $25! It also seemed like baseball was just much more fun back then, without all the press coverage and media shoving cameras in players faces. Baseball was
just a game, not a market and business. It sucks thinking that it'll never be the way it used to be, when people idolized Mickey Mantle or Willie Mays and followed their careers every single day.
So, I have a feeling I'm going to sell a good bit of these. After seeing what they sell for on eBay, I realized that I would be happier with $50 to spend on whatever cards I want, than to have a yearbook of one of my least favorite teams, even with Nolan Ryan and Tom Seaver frequently seen in them. Before I put these for sale, I'll leave it open to you all first. If you are interested in buying one of the Mets yearbooks or magazines, please contact me at email@example.com. I could possibly make a trade too with any of you, but be ready to cough up a little bit of value (about $35-50 worth). Everything that isn't claimed by you guys will be put on eBay, minus the Yankees and Pirates books at least. If you have any questions, leave a comment here and I'll get back to you on it. Thanks everyone!
Another awesome batch of discoveries, Drew!ReplyDelete
I couldn't stop laughing when I saw the '89 Mets yearbook, though - Ha! Greg Jeffries (or, 'the Prodigy' per the cover) was one hot card back in those days.
Those Yanks books are, obviously, definite treasures!
Anybody need a Gregg Jeffries, by the way?
Haha Vince Coleman! Love the old Datsun/Nissan (I mix those up all the time). Nice stuff, man! Those Yankees ones will definitely hold good value for you!ReplyDelete
That one with Yosemite Sam is sweet. I'd take it off your hands if ya ever want to dump it.ReplyDelete