Who wants to buy a Stephen Strasburg Rookie for a Million Dollars?

It’s official: the Strasburg madness has reached new heights.

As if the card being auctioned off on eBay for $100,000 wasn’t enough, ┬ánow, it’s being auctioned for – dare I say it -$999,700.00! Forget that down payment on a house! For that money you can BUY a house in full! Sometimes more than one depending on the neighborhood!

Some people simply seem to have all the money…

A Strasburg for $1,000,000? Can I have some of that money?

There are so many things that one can do with even a 10th of that!

On a slightly related note, sports cards do have an element of childishness. For someone to cough up that kind of money rather than spend it on more important things shows a REAL element of immaturity in my opinion. Here’s a comic to illustrate that (click on image for larger version):


Author: Rafael (Rafi) Hecht

Rafi Hecht is a leading SEO Consultant and Web Programmer residing in Toronto. He has been in the IT workforce since 2003, and has focused on Search Engine Optimization and Web programming since 2007. Rafi holds a Bachelor of Science in Management/Information Systems from Touro's Lander College for Men as well as a Master of Science degree in Information Systems at Stevens Institute of Technology. He also is a devoted husband and father. His personal blog can be found at http://blog.rafihecht.com.

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