Athletes Who Collect

by sfurukawa - 65 cards (Last updated on Jul 12, 2024)


Jun 14, 2022 - 2:48PM

Pat Neshek is one that jumps into my mind who has a very impressive collection.

Jun 14, 2022 - 2:50PM
Jun 14, 2022 - 2:59PM

Thanks for the suggestions and the interesting links.  Neshek and Roy have been added.

Jun 15, 2022 - 12:32AM

Interview here with the legendary Andre Dawson where he talks about what he collects:

Jun 16, 2022 - 7:13PM
Jun 20, 2022 - 7:47PM

Rollie Fingers is a collector too, I saw him in Ultimate Sports Card Shop in Vegas. Very nice and cool dude, has an awesome collection.

Edited on: Jan 1, 2023 - 6:11PM

Jan 2, 2023 - 3:00AM

Josh Donaldson is pretty big collector from What I've heard back around the time when he won the AL MVP (6-7 years ago). Not sure if he still is.

Jan 2, 2023 - 9:58AM
Jan 2, 2023 - 12:00PM
Jan 2, 2023 - 10:15PM

Former MLB'er Tom Pagnozzi's pastime made it to the back of his 1992 Studio card

1992 Studio #96 Tom Pagnozzi | Trading Card Database (

Jan 5, 2023 - 11:19AM
Jan 6, 2023 - 9:37AM

Who is the collector on the 1975 Rookie Catchers card?

Jan 6, 2023 - 9:52AM

Gary Carter

Jan 10, 2023 - 3:27PM
Mungo Hungo

I saw Bobby Bell (former Chiefs LB) selling cards at a card show in the '80s, and I'm pretty sure he was really involved in the hobby.  Sadly, he died just yesterday. 

Feb 28, 2023 - 5:32PM
Apr 28, 2023 - 11:15AM
Canadian Codhead

Mr. 'I'm a Hall of Famer regardless of what the pencil necked geeks who never played the game say' himself apparently is or was a collector:

Jan 17, 2024 - 10:41AM

MJ Melendez is actively seeking his 1/1 WBC relic autos from 2023 Topps Dynasty. Has promised to fly whoever pulls them out to a game to trade in person

Jan 21, 2024 - 12:06PM

I can't find the exact point in the video, but in this interview, Twins rookie Royce Lewis said that he collects all of his baseball cards:

Jan 21, 2024 - 4:20PM

Former Boston Bruin Dave Reid owned a card shop and was an avid collector even while playing in the NHL. 

Jan 21, 2024 - 5:45PM

I appreciate all the member additions to the list.

Jan 21, 2024 - 7:37PM

Mitch Keller and Kebryan Hayes were featured in a recent episode of The Card Life with autos gifted to them by Matt Strahm.

Jan 21, 2024 - 7:38PM

Brandon Marsh was also featured in an episode opening packs with Strahm.

Jan 21, 2024 - 9:55PM

I saw a picture today of Evan Carter (Rangers Rookie OF) buying cards of his former minor league teammate Thomas Saggese at the Dallas Card show. Josh Jung (Rangers 3B) is also a known collector and has a very famous auto in 2023 Heritage where he drew "4-eyed" glasses on his picture along with the auto.

Jan 22, 2024 - 1:14AM
Billy Kingsley

Jonny Brodzinki of the New York Rangers is a collector. 

May 3, 2024 - 12:11PM
Canadian Codhead
May 14, 2024 - 11:46AM

In the Andre Dawson interview linked in the comments, he says that his former teammate and fellow Hall of Famer Gary Carter was an avid baseball card collector and he collected every year's set

Jun 25, 2024 - 8:59PM
The back of the card mentions he likes collecting cards.

Jul 9, 2024 - 5:43PM

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