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#1981125 - 03/05/09 05:44 PM Re: Who's the most popular player to collect? [Re: mealeworm]
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 Originally Posted By: mealeworm
I am confused at the question. Are you asking what "the" most popular player is or "our" personal most popular player. If the question was the first I would guess Mantle, and the latter would Aaron.

Dave


Those are not my personal choices, those are the acutal rankings for the general hobby based on the number of registered PSA player sets. The data is from about 1 year ago and not an exact science, but probably pretty damn accurate.

My guys:

1. Detroit Tigers i.e. Rookie Cards from the 1984 Team (Lance Parrish, Alan Trammel, Lou Whitaker, Jack Morris etc).
2. Former Michigan State Spartan Baseketball Players: Magic Johnson, Johnny Green, Steve Smith, Jason Richardson, Zack Randolph etc.
3. Former Michigan State Spartan Football Players: Earl Morral, Bubba Smith, Gene Washington, Herb Adderly, Brad Van Pelt etc.
4. Former Michigan State Spartan Baseball Players: Steve Garvey, Kirk Gibson, Robin Roberts etc.
5. Former Michigan Tech Husky Hockey Players: Tony Esposito, Lou Angotti, Tim Watters etc.
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#1982025 - 03/11/09 08:25 PM Re: Who's the most popular player to collect? [Re: The elder]
Clemaz
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I think I might be the only person who collects the guy in my sig line.
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#1982077 - 03/11/09 10:41 PM Re: Who's the most popular player to collect? [Re: Clemaz]
killingdream
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I would say that Ruth , Mantle and Cobb would be the most popular baseball players.
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#1982102 - 03/12/09 05:16 AM Re: Who's the most popular player to collect? [Re: Clemaz]
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Scrap Iron is a good name for him. Even today. Phil is just like he was during his playing days.
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#1982106 - 03/12/09 05:32 AM Re: Who's the most popular player to collect? [Re: Clemaz]
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 Originally Posted By: Clemaz
I think I might be the only person who collects the guy in my sig line.


I collect 1979 Pirate memorabilia. My all-time favorite team.
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#1983580 - 03/17/09 05:06 PM Re: Who's the most popular player to collect? [Re: The elder]
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Roger Staubach and Walter Payton are at the top of my personal list.
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#1983644 - 03/17/09 09:16 PM Re: Who's the most popular player to collect? [Re: hobart4281]
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My favorite player to collect is Steve Young. Although, to be honest I am not that big of a Young fan as one might think....I think the 90s NFL rocked in general.

Over the years it seems Young has went up in value a little, but not much. Regardless, it seems the card companies really like him and place him in almost every possible set which keeps new Young cards in play.
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#1983822 - 03/19/09 10:24 PM Re: Who's the most popular player to collect? [Re: MeteoriteGuy]
jgallo
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I think the most popular player would be Mantle hands down. Ruth cards are not as common and much more expensive so it limited people. You can pull a mantly out of a 1952 topps pack or a 2009 pack which makes lots of cards available. Also lots of demand.

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#1983923 - 03/21/09 08:16 AM Re: Who's the most popular player to collect? [Re: jgallo]
mealeworm
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I have been confused since the start of this thread. Is it a question as to what you personally like to collect or a trivia type question of who is the most collected player?

I also agree that Mantle would have to be #1


Edited by mealeworm (03/21/09 08:17 AM)
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#1983935 - 03/21/09 11:51 AM Re: Who's the most popular player to collect? [Re: mealeworm]
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Aaron, Clemente, Mantle, Unitas, Jim Brown, Starr are always
favorites of mine.

Tony
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