Dare I ask what these Ricky Romero cards are actually cut from?
I do like the design of the Archives card on the left which mimics the '56 Topps release.
Do we actually treat these cards as worthless now? For a lot of collectors, that may be tough to do, because it goes against the fabric of what collecting has become over the past decade (sorry for the bad pun).
Imagine how card stores/internet dealers may feel because they may have great amounts of money tied up in collections that may all of a sudden be thought of as worthless.
Imagine the game used jerseys featuring players such as Babe Ruth, Ty Cobb and others that were probably bought and sold for hundreds, if not thousands of dollars, all of a sudden losing a great deal of their worth because of the events that have come to light. (Of course this is an assumption I'm making...but I believe these cards will dip in value).
I agree as well with Rob at Voice of the Collector, I believe that the card companies could, and should come out with some kind of statement regarding this whole matter.
My question is, what in the world are they going to say that's going to change anything? Is it even possible to put a positive spin on this? I can't see it happening.
It appears as if the collecting world has been misled, and I'm sure that this is not going to go away anytime soon.
It's also funny how things work out sometimes. As I was reading the Night Owl's post this morning, this song was playing on my iTunes, kind of ironic. You may remember Kool and the Gang for songs such as Celebration and Cherish, but this tune has a different sound for them. Hope you enjoy it.
thanks for reading, Robert