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Vintage Baseball Set of the Week: Farewell, Roberto

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The 1973 Topps baseball set captured it all as the last multiple-series issue.

Vintage Football Set Break of the Month: 1972 Topps

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Snows Breaks is launching vintage football card set breaks with the popular 1972 Topps issue kicking things off. Find out how you can get in on it.

Gehrig Cards Attract Dollars

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On a special anniversary, a look at some recent sales of vintage Lou Gehrig cards and what’s hot on eBay.

T206 Wagner Brings $1.32 Million

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A VG copy of the ‘holy grail’ topped bidding in the $7.5 million Robert Edward Auctions sale, which came to a close early Sunday.

Vintage Set of the Week: 1977 Topps Baseball

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Big League Brothers, The Bird and Airbrushed Reggie: A stroll through the underappreciated 1977 Topps baseball card set.

10 Terrific Tom Seaver Cards

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45 years ago Wednesday, Tom Seaver whiffed 19 Padres, including the last ten batters. We recall milestone moments of one of baseball’s greats through his cards.

Top Vintage Quarterback Rookie Cards

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What do a Notre Dame legend, Broadway Joe, and a super Starr have in common? They’re all on the list of top quarterback rookie cards. Who else made the cut?

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

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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

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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.