You too can own a piece of Tribe minor leaguer Randy Newsom

When I was younger baseball fan, still young enough to bring a mitt to the ballpark without ridicule, I saved my allowance until I had $20 to buy a Sandy Alomar Jr. rookie card. I’m not sure it was ever worth $20. And it’d probably be worth almost nothing today, even if I didn’t stick it in my spokes years back. Such are the breaks of investing in baseball. Now that I’m older, I’ve moved on from the small-time hobby of buying baseball cards to the big-time world of buying baseball players. Today, I plunked down $20 of my sort-of-hard-earned money as an investment in Randy Newsom, a 25-year-old side-armed reliever in the Indians farm system who split time between Single and Double-A last year…
Like this story?
SCENE Supporters make it possible to tell the Cleveland stories you won’t find elsewhere.
Become a supporter today.
Scroll to read more Cleveland Sports articles

Join Cleveland Scene Newsletters

Subscribe now to get the latest news delivered right to your inbox.