First there was the home run. Then there was the baseball card.
Now there will be a bobble-belly bobblehead.
That’s the collectibles life of Bartolo Colon these days as the first career home run of the 42-year-old pitcher has sparked plenty of interest.
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What’s Buzzing Today: Bartolo Colon’s home run card, The Golden Bear, vintage debates, vintage pulls and Superfractors … plenty of Superfractors.
On Saturday, Bartolo Colon hit the first home run of his big-league career. On Sunday, that memorable moment became a Topps Now baseball card. On Monday, it became the highest-selling Now card ever with 8,826 copies sold.
Today? Well, it’s now a $60 baseball card.