The modern Olympics. They are unquestionably the sports world’s biggest stage, where the top athletes from around the globe compete for their sports highest honor. For 125 years, the Summer Games have been center stage for some of the most decorated athletes who ever lived — from Finland’s great distance runner Paavo Nurmi and American track-and-fi eld legend Jesse Owens to Romania’s perfect gymnast Nadia Comaneci and U.S. swimming sensation, Michael Phelps. Despite turning in some of the most memorable performances in Olympic history, demand for vintage cards of the world’s greatest athletes remains modest, at best. “They aren’t as…

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