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Media Coverage of ComicConnect’s Upcoming Auction

ComicConnect’s upcoming auction of the Authentic 1992 Mark Zuckerberg Rookie SGC-Graded card and NFT has received a lot of attention from the media, industry insiders and influencers in both traditional and digital collectibles. You can see some recent articles and interviews below.

But there's more mileage in this story, and how people are reacting to one of the most famous business leaders of all time… captured in a joyful childhood moment. We’ll be posting more media links as we approach the auction date of 10 AM EDT Saturday, September 24, 2022.

Reporters and influencers, please email Stephen Fishler stephenf@metropoliscomics.com for media backgrounders and interviews.

What Mark Zuckerberg said on FB

What Mark Zuckerberg said on IG

“In honor of expanding digital collectible NFTs to 100 more countries on Instagram and launching new integrations with Coinbase and Dapper, I᾿m sharing my soon-to-be NFT old little league baseball card, which someone recently found and sent to me... 😂 @mcomicconnect has the backstory on my baseball card.”

How much is Zuckerberg worth? Card collector could find out

Aug 4, 2022
By BOBBY CAINA CALVAN
AP NEWS
NEW YORK (AP) — When camp counselor Allie Tarantino was flipping through a magazine years ago, he came upon a familiar name: Mark Zuckerberg. He rifled through boxes of memorabilia in his basement, running his fingers over old photos, newspapers and bus maps before finding a baseball card featuring a very young Zuckerberg grinning in a red jersey and gripping a bat.
Aug 4, 2022
TMZ
Mark Zuckerberg was apparently a baseball star for a very small part of his life, and a signed piece of that history is hitting the auction block.
Aug 4, 2022
Fox News
When camp counselor Allie Tarantino was flipping through a magazine years ago, he came upon a familiar name: Mark Zuckerberg. He rifled through boxes of memorabilia in his basement, running his fingers over old photos, newspapers and bus maps before finding a baseball card featuring a very young Zuckerberg grinning in a red jersey and gripping a bat.
Aug 4, 2022
US NEWS
NEW YORK (AP) — When camp counselor Allie Tarantino was flipping through a magazine years ago, he came upon a familiar name: Mark Zuckerberg. He rifled through boxes of memorabilia in his basement, running his fingers over old photos, newspapers and bus maps before finding a baseball card featuring a very young Zuckerberg grinning in a red jersey and gripping a bat.
Aug 4, 2022
By Bobby Caina Calvan
Huff Post
NEW YORK (AP) — When camp counselor Allie Tarantino was flipping through a magazine years ago, he came upon a familiar name: Mark Zuckerberg. He rifled through boxes of memorabilia in his basement, running his fingers over old photos, newspapers and bus maps before finding a baseball card featuring a very young Zuckerberg grinning in a red jersey and gripping a bat.
Jan 15, 2011
By Matt Monagan
MLB
The card is of a nine-year-old Mark Zuckerberg from Elmwood Day Camp in Westchester, NY. Camp counselor Allie Tarantino found it a few years ago in a box of memorabilia -- Zuckerberg had given it away when he left the camp three decades ago -- and now he's putting it up for auction as both a physical card and NFT.
Aug 4, 2022
By Richard Lawler
The Verge
Other than “turning up the heat a little bit” on Meta employees who shouldn’t be there and hitting the metaverse runway, Mark Zuckerberg is highlighting Instagram’s expanded NFT support. The founder and CEO took the opportunity of announcing expanded NFT support on Instagram to tell everyone his custom-made 1992 Little League baseball card is going on sale soon, with an NFT included as part of the deal.
Aug 4, 2022
By Jon Chattman
Jon Chattman
Jon Chattman interviews Mark Rubin of American Legends in Scarsdale, NY to determine how much a signed Mark Zuckerberg card goes for.
Aug 4, 2022
By BOBBY CAINA CALVAN
Bloomberg
New York (AP) -- When camp counselor Allie Tarantino was flipping through a magazine years ago, he came upon a familiar name: Mark Zuckerberg. He rifled through boxes of memorabilia in his basement, running his fingers over old photos, newspapers and bus maps before finding a baseball card featuring a very young Zuckerberg grinning in a red jersey and gripping a bat.

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