I'm a huge Dodger fan (Hardcore since age 4!), and I got back into collecting around 2013. That's when I decided to collect the best pitcher on the planet, CK!The Bowman Chrome '06 auto is the first Kershaw card I acquired, and believe it or not, I got this for $72. Amazing what a few years can do as far as the value of a card. The thing is, I don't collect cards to make money. In fact I have never sold a baseball card in my life. I only purchase cards I like, and I've also never made a trade. As cliche as it may sound, every Kershaw card means something to me and none more so than this one. Since this is my first post, I have to give a shout out to Dodger Penguin whose blog inspired me to start one of my own. I love how he doesn't just show off his cards. He has a story for each card he acquires, and it's comforting to see other Dodger collectors that have similar views on collecting. In my opinion collecting cards should be about love, not money. I have a motto when it comes to collecting: "REMEMBER KIDS, A CARD IS ONLY WORTH WHAT SOMEONE IS WILLING TO PAY." What that said, collecting Kershaw has become a very pricey endeavor for me. Long gone are the days of $20 autos. I always expect to pay around $100 now, but I just can't stop collecting him. CK rules and is an amazing human being. I was lucky enough to meet him a few years ago at the LA Car Convention, and he is the nicest baseball player I have ever met-totally humble and approachable.
I wonder if anyone out there will actually read my blog??? I've never done one of these before, so this is all new to me. I would love to get feedback, so please drop me a line!