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Eddie Mathews Baseball Cards Cross Two Eras

1954 Topps Eddie Mathews

On the anniversary of his 500th homer off another Hall of Famer, a look back at Eddie Mathews baseball cards and a list of the current most popular issues.

Old Mill Jackson, E93s Top Mile High Auction

Old Mill Joe Jackson T210

A lower grade example of Shoeless Joe’s first card brought more than $71,000 but the lone mint PSA graded Standard Caramel Ty Cobb went even higher.

10 Cheap Football Card Sets From the 50s to the 80s

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Which older football card sets seem to go above and beyond for value? Here are ten picks across four decades.

Topps All-Star Cards Have Rich History

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Vintage Topps All Star baseball cards gave collectors at least two chances to find a card of some of the game’s top players.

1948 Bowman Baseball Set Launched Post-War Card Market

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The small but mighty 1948 Bowman baseball set is loaded with Hall of Fame rookie cards and the seeds of a burgeoning hobby.

Collecting Challenge the Yankees Game Cards

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A collector’s childhood passion for the 1960s Challenge the Yankees board game cards resulted in one of the top graded sets in the PSA registry.

1951 Topps Major League All-Stars Set is a Toughie

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From the dawn of Topps as a baseball card maker, the story of the now scarce 1951 Major League All-Star set. We’ve got the info and a checklist.

Vintage Set of the Week: 1955 Bowman Baseball

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Who needs Sandy Koufax when you can have umpires inside tiny wood-grained television sets? At least the 1955 Bowman set made the impending Topps monopoly easier to swallow.

High-Grade Vintage Set Breaks in Memory Lane Auction

Sandy Koufax 1957 Topps

Several top quality sets and near sets, including T205, E93, 1952 Topps and 1957 Topps will be parceled out during the 1,500 lot event.

Family History: 1860 Brooklyn Atlantics CDV at Auction

Brookyn Atlantics CDV 1860

A card passed down through the family of one of the members of the 1860 Brooklyn Atlantics is on the auction block.

Editor’s Blog: Best Old Baseball Card Sets to Own

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Your criteria may vary but here are a few thoughts on some of the best vintage baseball card sets to own from an average collector’s perspective.

Vintage Set of the Week: 1974 Topps Baseball

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1974 Topps baseball cards could see the future, from all-in-one issues to traded sets to the Washington Nationals. Come read about the beginning of an era.

T206 Wagner Going on Display at Bush Center

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A special exhibit honoring presidents and baseball in Dallas will include a T206 Honus Wagner card.

Caramel Card Stars, T210 Joe Jackson Power New Mile High Auction

Old Mill Joe Jackson T210

Mint 1910 E93 cards of Cobb, Mathewson and Wagner lead off the auction, with an Old Mill Joe Jackson batting cleanup.

Vintage Set of the Week: 1965 Topps Baseball

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Casey Stengel’s last card, Joe Morgan with a caliber on his cap, and the rookie card of the great “Tim” Hunter helped make 1965 Topps baseball set a collector favorite.

’60 Topps Set Bought, Sold for $40,000 in Short Order

Mickey Mantle 1960 Topps PSA 8

A 1960 Topps set, rated all PSA 8 or better, generated action for Just Collect, which has set its sights on quick turnarounds for graded sets.

10 Great Hockey Rookie Cards of the 1980s

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What began with The Messiah, ended with The Golden Brett, and was dominated by Super Mario? The NHL’s ‘breakout’ decade brought us some key rookie cards.

High-Grade 1910 Standard Caramel Cards Coming to Auction

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Mile High Card Company will offer what it says is the best group of rare 1910 Standard Caramel (E93) cards ever offered at auction.

Vintage Set of the Week: 1961 Topps Baseball

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What has two Cubs Hall of Fame rookie cards, a reluctant home run champ, and killer high numbers? It’s the 1961 Topps baseball set, an all-time classic with no asterisk required.

Vintage Set Break of the Month: 1953 Topps

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Mantle, Mays, Jackie…even Satchel Paige made an appearance in the popular set being broken by Burl’s Sports this month.