Buying Basketball Cards & Memorabilia

basketball-collageSelling your basketball card collection can be difficult for any collector. Whether you need money for financial reasons i.e. a wedding, a down payment on a car or house, or if your heart just isn’t in it anymore, it can be a tough decision.

That’s why Mark Rubin of American Legends wants to make things simple for you. Since 1978, Mark has built a reputation of fairness, integrity and honesty. As someone who was a collector once himself, he understands how difficult it can be to part with your prized possessions.

Mark has over 35 years of experience buying deals of all sizes, from $200 to $250,000+ collections. If you have items to sell that are on our current basketball buying list, Mark will evaluate your items and give you a fair offer immediately.

If you are interested in selling, PLEASE CONTACT Mark Rubin at 914-725-2225 or via email at A quick phone call is all it takes to get started.

Some of Mark’s prized deals in the past decade include:


The Tallahassee Collection this $200,000 collection was amassed between 1966 and 1990. Basketball highlights include tons of Topps unopened packs and boxes including 1969-70 & 1970-71 Basketball wax packs and a full box of the 1972-73 Topps Basketball, 1957-58 Topps Basketball and 1961-62 Fleer Basketball Full Sets.

The Northern Westchester Find thousands of high grade single superstar cards from the early 1900s to the 1970s including a Fatima Shoeless Joe Jackson, 1948 Leaf Joe DiMaggio PSA 7, and dozens of high grade Mickey Mantle cards.

The Turkey Red Cabinet Deal almost 40 different mid grade T3 Turkey Red cards including Cy Young, Johnny Evers and Mordecai Brown.

1933 Goudey Set spectacular set averaging in Ex to ExMt condition including ExMt Babe Ruth and Lou Gehrig.

The Full Topps Run Collection this deal contained all of the Topps baseball sets from the 1951 Topps Red Backs to the 1994 Topps set including the 1952 Topps with a PSA 7 Mickey Mantle rookie.

The Southern Westchester Find nearly two million cards accumulated over the course of the past 40 years including over 5,000 superstar single cards from 1909 to 1973.

The 2008 Find a run of 1956 to 1980 Topps baseball sets, plus a complete collection of Mets cards.

The City’s Game Find a run Topps Basketball Sets from 1969-70 to 1980-81, plus 5 1986-87 Fleer Basketball Sets and five additional PSA Graded Michael Jordan Rookie Cards.

Many of these were five and six-figure collections, but smaller deals are always welcome!

You can make an appointment to visit American Legends or Mark will be happy to come to you or make other arrangements to meet your specific needs.

Just contact Mark Rubin at 914-725-2225 or via email at