Here’s how fast a card can get hot in a short amount of time. In November’s issue of Beckett Baseball, Max Scherzer’s 2008 Topps Update RC didn’t make the monthly Hot List of the most popular cards in the industry – a list compiled by secondary market sales and sales volume. It wasn’t a part of the 25-card list.This month? The card has stormed from unranked to No. 2 on the Hot List, pushing the value of raw copies to the $150 range. Part of that rise has to be attributed to Scherzer’s reaching the 3,000 career strikeouts mark when…

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