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Top 10 Hockey Rookie Cards of the 1950s

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Looking for sets jam-packed with Hall of Famers like Gordie Howe and Bobby Hull? Look no further than this list of the top 10 hockey rookie cards of the 1950s.

Blank-Backed 1949 Bowman Robinson, Berra Uncovered

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Now authenticated by SGC, five blank-backed Bowman baseball cards including a jackie Robinson rookie, are heading to auction.

High-Grade Vintage Bowman Set Breaks Highlight Memory Lane Auction

Mickey Mantle 1951 Bowman PSA 8

Memory Lane will offer two of the hobby’s best known sets of 1948 and 1951 Bowman Baseball as part of its upcoming Spring Break Auction.

1887 Four Base Hits Clarkson Found in Pages of Old Bible Sells for $95,600

John Clarkson 4 Base Hits

It’s one-of-a-kind and so is the story behind a rare 19th century baseball card discovered last year.

Vintage Set of the Week: 1962 Topps Baseball Ingrained in Hobby Lore

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Featuring wood borders and loaded with stars, the 1962 Topps baseball set is a condition-sensitive hobby legend that collectors either love or hate.

5 Underrated Baseball Rookie Cards of the 1930s

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Who needs Joe DiMaggio and Ted Williams when you can have Jocko Conlan on a matchbook cover?

Frank Robinson Baseball Cards Chronicle Memorable Career

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From Triple Crown winner to his debut as the first black manager 40 years ago Wednesday, Frank Robinson baseball cards tell the tale of one of baseball’s greatest careers.

Nolan Ryan Rookie Card Prices Continue Upward Trend

Nolan Ryan 1968 Topps rookie

You could have done worse things with your money than buy card #177 in the 1968 Topps set and recent prices indicate the sharp upward trend is continuing.

Vintage Set of the Week: There’s Always Room for 1952 Topps Baseball

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The 1952 Topps set transformed the industry and set the stage for the modern hobby. A look back–and the current ‘most watched’ list.

Gil Hodges Cards Still Undervalued?

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Gil Hodges passed away 43 years ago Thursday, ending a remarkable career that had everything but a Hall of Fame plaque. His baseball cards probably deserve better, too.

10 of the Best Baseball Cards to Own

by Mike Stack Baseball cards have been printed for over 100 years. Millions have been produced but only a handful have gained iconic status. Which cards would make up a top ten list is subjective and depends on what criteria is used. But you’d have trouble arguing that there are some that should be on […]

Collecting the NBA’s First MVP: Hall of Famer Bob Pettit

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There isn’t a lot to choose from but considering his mark on the game, Bob Pettit basketball cards and autographs are worth a long look.

5 Favorite Multi-player Baseball Cards of the 1960s

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Even after its competition with Bowman, Topps continued to have fun with their issues, including these 5 star-packed but affordable 1960s cards.

Vintage Set of the Week: 1936 Goudey Baseball (R322)

1936 Goudey Hank Greenberg, at Dave's Vintage Cards

The1936 Goudey R322 set has plenty of omissions but combined with its larger cousins, the Depression-era issue deserves better than the bottom-shelf treatment it’s received.

5 Favorite Multi-player Baseball Cards of the 1950s

1959 Fleer #2 Ted's Idol as shown on PSA.com

Where can you find vintage cards of Mickey Mantle, Yogi Berra, Ted Williams, Babe Ruth, and Willie Mays that just about every collector can afford? Right here on our list of the top 5 multi-player cards of the 1950s.

Ruth Rookie Tops $90,000 in Mile High Auction

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Babe Ruth cards were generating a lot of interest in Mile High Card Company’s first auction of 2015 but so did one of the best 1961 Topps sets in existence.

Vintage Set of the Week: 1952 Bowman Baseball

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It may never rival some of its more famous contemporaries, but the 1952 Bowman Baseball set is a classic in its own right.

Transogram Baseball Figures and Cards: An Amazin’ Mystery

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Are they figurines? Are they baseball cards? Are they scarce or plentiful? Are they Amazin’? When it comes to the three Transogram baseball issues from 1969 and 1970, the answer seems to be “yes” to all of these questions, and collectors still haven’t quite figured out what to do with them after all these years.

5 Great 1911 T3 Turkey Red Cards on a Budget

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Rare and pricey but irresistibly gorgeous, the 1911 T3 Turkey Red checklist does include a few cool cards that can be had for less than you might think.

Vintage Set of the Week: 1966 Topps Baseball an Underrated Classic

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A clean design and relatively plentiful supply make the 1966 Topps baseball set an attractive target …but watch out for those high numbers.