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A $100 million collection that might never be sold

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The Boston Celtics are the clear winners of the 2023-24 NBA season after securing the 18th title in franchise history. However, the players who benefited the most from a collecting perspective this season might be less obvious.

Diamondbacks managing general partner Ken Kendrick owns perhaps the world's greatest card collection, including the highest-graded T206 Honus Wagner card. We bring you behind the scenes of arguably the most valuable card collection on the planet.

Every year, he has people asking him if he'll break up his collection, which resided at the Hall of Fame from 2010 to 2013 and will probably go back again soon.

That includes Ken Goldin, who visited Kendrick for the eighth episode in the second season of Goldin's Netflix show, "The Goldin Touch: The King of Collectibles," in an effort to try to pluck it from his collection and consign to one of his auctions.

Spoiler alert: Goldin failed, as did everyone else before him.

🏒 Gretzky sets another record

  • A Wayne Gretzky hockey stick, used in the 1988 Stanley Cup final, sold for $336,000, a record for any NHL stick sold publicly.

🏀 LeBron, Wemby jerseys crush estimates

⚾️ Babe Ruth “Called Shot” ticket

The sneakers last sold in 2022 for $422,130. Lelands has placed an estimate of $400,000 to $500,000 on the Air Jordan 1s this time around, as they sell with newly-uncovered photos, which the auction house hopes will buoy the price.

Some of the most important comic books in the hobby were auctioned at Heritage on Thursday, though mixed results could be sign for concern for high-roller comic collectors.

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