According to Mike Payne, the price guide editor for Beckett Baseball magazine, the Baltimore Orioles sluggers cards werent very valuable to begin with about $5 so he doesnt see their worth dropping off too much.
He says Palmeiros overlooked career has translated to the baseball card collector so its not surprising that the positive steroid test wont have any effect on his cards value.
On the other hand. Payne says if Derek Jeter was caught juicing, there would a significant outcry from card collectors who would treat his card like Superman would kryptonite.
But in this case, Payne says Palmeiro needs to worry more about repairing his image with baseball fans, not card collectors.
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