Posted: 10/27/2010 10:17:50 AM EDT
Nuns stand to profit from auction of rare Honus Wagner card
By David Brown
Other than the rare heartless scoundrel out there, everyone loves stories about regular folks who stumble upon rare baseball cards and stand to make huge profits from their sale.
Take, for instance, the Fresno, Calif. granny who found a card of the 1869 Cincinnati Reds, the first professional baseball team, in a box of antiques. She cashed in for nearly $65,000 and got to tell her story on Jay Leno.
This might be better: An order of nuns in Baltimore stands to make $150,000-$200,000 following the auction of a 100-year-old (or so) Honus Wagner T206 card.
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