There has been an unprecedented occurrence, a meteoric uprising really, this past week in the sports collectibles market, one which has absolutely nothing to do with the Super Bowl, and could only be described as a Roy Hobbs-like phenomenon.
His name is Jeremy Lin. He plays point guard for the New York Knicks. And in the last 24 hours, his 2010-11 Panini America autographed Rookie Cards have sold for as much as $1,000. Another one sold for $799. Since Tuesday, nearly two dozen have been snagged for at least $200. Non-auto cards are selling at $100 apiece.
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