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8 Sports Card Issues Rarer Than the T206 Wagner

1921 Frederick Foto Babe Ruth

A look at several vintage sports cards that are much harder to locate than the fabled T206 Honus Wagner.

First of Tobacco Card Find Sold at Auction; But Old Judge Negatives Score, Too

Saco River T206 find

An initial offering of T206 and other tobacco cards consigned to a Maine auction house hit the block but some Old Judge glass negatives also caught the eye of bidders.

Set(s) of the Week: 1966 and 1967 Bazooka Baseball

Bazooka complete box 1966

Topps used many of the same photos and even the same card numbers for its 1966 and 1967 Bazooka baseball card sets.

5 Underrated 1933 Goudey Baseball Cards

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No bucks for Babe? Not enough greenbacks for Gehrig? Here are 5 1933 Goudey baseball cards that are worthy of your collection and won’t cost a fortune.

Vintage Set Break of the Month: 1934 Goudey

1934 Goudey baseball cards

With a checklist full of Hall of Famers including a pair of Gehrigs, this month’s Vintage Set Break offers a trip in the wayback machine.

Vintage Set of the Week: Small but Mighty 1955 Topps Baseball

Wax pack 1955 Topps

With three great rookie cards and a boatload of other Hall of Famers, the 1955 Topps Baseball set is power packed despite its relatively small checklist.

Toughest PSA 9 1960s Hall of Fame Rookie Cards

1962 Topps Joe Torre rookie

An overview of the 1960s baseball rookie cards that have proven to be the hardest–and easiest– to land in a PSA 9 grade.

Rarest PSA 10 1970s Hall of Fame Rookie Cards

Bert Blyleven rookie card 1971 Topps

A ranking of the most elusive PSA 10 1970s rookie cards of Baseball Hall of Famers.

Vintage Set of the Week: 1957 Topps Baseball Was A Whole New Ballgame

Topps 1957 5c Display Box & Wax Packs

A smaller size, a simpler design using only photographs, combo cards and a scarce series all make the 1957 Topps Baseball set a landmark issue.

Bart Starr Cards Chronicle Rise of Packers, NFL

Bart Starr 1961 Lake to Lake Dairy

Fifty-five years after Vince Lombardi arrived and helped turn him into an icon, Bart Starr cards remain among the most popular of all NFL Hall of Famers.

Top 10 Ted Williams Cards Span 4 Decades

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His career stretches from black and white to Fleer and a list of the top 10 Ted Williams cards has plenty of variety.

Billy Martin Cards Chronicle Fast, Furious Life

Billy Martin 1969 Topps

Billy Martin baseball cards are many, spread over four decades in the game. It was on Christmas 1989 when baseball lost one of its most colorful figures.

What You Really Wish Was Under Your Christmas Tree? These Baseball Cards

1933 Goudey Babe Ruth PSA 8.5

This is the kind of stuff you’re really hoping is inside that shiny wrapping paper, aren’t you?

5 Underrated T205 Cards

Hal Chase t205

You can chase Hall of Famers like Cobb and Mathewson but there are some underrated T205 cards that won’t require a huge cash outlay.

Baltimore News Ruth, T206 Wagner Up For Sale

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Got a million bucks and some change? The hobby’s two most valuable baseball cards are on consignment.

The Whitest of Whales: 1968 Topps 3-D Baseball

1968 Topps 3-D box

Never released to the masses, the mysterious 1968 Topps 3-D baseball cards are among the hobby’s rarest issues.

5 Underrated T206 Cards

T206 Iron Man McGinnity

From the underappreciated Hall of Famer to the undervalued scarcity and the notorious dive taker, a handful of underrated T206 cards for your collection.

Ramblings: Willie, Choo Choo and Horace Among 1966 Topps ‘Stars’

Choo Choo Coleman 1966 Topps

Rich Klein tells the tale of some of those damnably difficult 1966 Topps high number cards.

Vintage Cards in MHCC Auction Set Several New Marks

Bill Mazeroski rookie card

A near six-figure sale got most of the attention but there were several other vintage cards establishing new price records in Mile High’s final 2014 auction.

Ten 1970s Basketball Cards for the Hoop History Lover

Topps Pete Maravich card 1972-73

A fan’s guide to 10 of the coolest 1970s basketball cards on the planet.