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  • A 1910 Honus Wagner baseball card is one of 37 cards found in an attic expected to bring $500,000 at auction in Baltimore. (Associated Press)

    Baseball treasures up for auction

    The discovery of century-old baseball cards in an Ohio attic isn't going to make anyone super-rich even though it has being called one of the most exciting finds in the history of sports card collecting.

  • More than 700 well-preserved baseball cards from 1910 were found in the attic of a house in Defiance, Ohio. The best of the bunch - 37 cards - are expected to bring a total of $500,000 when they are sold at auction. (Heritage Auctions via Associated Press)

    Attic held baseball card gold mine

    Karl Kissner picked up a soot-covered cardboard box that had been under a wooden dollhouse in his grandfather's attic. Taking a look inside, he saw baseball cards bundled with twine. They were smaller than the ones he was used to seeing.

  • A rare Honus Wagner baseball card is being sold at auction by the Baltimore-based School Sisters of Notre Dame. Proceeds from the donated card will help the religious order with its charitable work. (Heritage Auctions via Associated Press)

    Nuns auctioning rare Honus Wagner baseball card

    Sister Virginia Muller had never heard of shortstop Honus Wagner. But she quickly learned the baseball great is a revered figure among collectors, and the most sought-after baseball card in history.

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