Card Released Early for Baseball Prospect

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Alex Gordon has yet to play an inning in the majors, but his baseball card is selling for $7,500 on eBay. Under the rules, Gordon shouldn't even have a card since he's still in the minors. But he's a top prospect for the Kansas City Royals and made their opening-day roster before being sent down. The Topps card company says it mistakenly released 100 cards featuring Gordon.

JOHN YDSTIE, host:

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Alex Gordon has yet to play an inning in the majors, but his baseball card is selling for $7,500 on eBay. Under the rules, Gordon shouldn't even have a card since he's still in the minors. But he's a top prospect for the Kansas City Royals and made their opening-day roster before being sent down. The Topps card company says it mistakenly released 100 cards featuring Gordon. Let's hope he pans out, the Royals need help.

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