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Vintage Set of the Week: 1948 Bowman Set a Realistic Target

Stan Musial rookie card

Think you can’t afford to try building a 1940s baseball card set? Think again. At just 48 cards, the 1948 Bowman baseball set is worth a shot.

Vintage Set Break of the Month: 1963 Topps Baseball

Topps 1963 baseball cards

From Rose’s rookie to Musial’s farewell, the 1963 Topps set packs a lot of star power. You can own a spot in the break for $5.99.

Fresh T206 Collection Highlights Wheatland Auction

Ty Cobb T206 green portrait

A family-owned collection of more than 125 1909-1911 T206 baseball cards coming to market for the first time headlines a major sports card and memorabilia auction now underway.

5 Cool Harmon Killebrew Baseball Cards

1955 Topps Harmon Killebrew

His career was long and productive but Killer’s cards are, for the most part, undervalued.

1950s Football Cards: Ten You Should Own

1955 Bowman Pat Summerall

Don’t have a fortune to invest in big-time rookies? Love NFL history? Grab these 1950s football cards and you won’t be sorry.

Vintage Set of the Week: Topps Bulks Up in ’72

1972 Topps wrapper art

Bring plenty of space for writing down numbers on your list if you tackle the massive 1972 Topps set, which has plenty of fun stuff to chase if you don’t mind the groovy design,

More Vintage Unopened, Lefty Grove Items at Collect Auctions

Unopened 1978 Topps cello case football

1970s and 80s unopened sports card boxes and cases, autographed sets and partial sets and some items from Hall of Famer Lefty Grove are up for bid now.

Say Hey: The Best Willie Mays Cards to Own

Willie Mays PSA 9 1954 Topps

From the earliest to the best-looking to the ones with historic synergy, a look at the best original Willie Mays cards.

Vintage Set Break of the Month: 1941 Play Ball

Play Ball stars 1941

The second edition features a set loaded with Hall of Famers.

Most Popular Baseball Card Sets to Collect, 1950-1999

wrapper

Analyzing the post-War sets to which average collectors seem to gravitate. At least one may surprise you.

1964 Topps Football Set Marked Big Change

Lance Alworth autographed 1964 Topps

Fifty years ago, the NFL license switched hands but the 1964 Topps football set helped put the AFL on the map.

Baseball Cards of Golden Era Hall of Fame Nominees

Gil Hodges 1955 Topps

Some long retired players get another chance for Hall of Fame election next month. Rich Klein takes a look at some of their best cards.

Best Vintage Roger Maris Cards

Roger Maris 1962 Topps

He’s not in the Hall of Fame but the collecting world treats him that way. So what are the best Roger Maris cards? Those that capture his place in history?

Collectors’ Choice: Most Popular Baseball Card Sets, 1900-1949

vintage baseball cards

Collect what you like, but here are some of what many consider the most popular baseball card sets made in the first half of the 20th century.

Best Football Cards of the 60s Include Champions, Tragedy

Bart Starr 1967 Philadelphia Gum

From Hall of Famers to tragic stories of lives cut short, a look at 10 of the best football cards of the 60s.

15 Most Valuable Baseball Cards of the 50s

Mickey Mantle 1952 Topps no case

It’s probably the most popular decade for collectors. A list of the most valuable high grade baseball cards of the 50s includes a mix of data.

1950: When Bowman Ruled the Card Kingdom

1950 Bowman Baseball pack

Full color arrived in the 1950 Bowman Baseball set, an attractive collection of painted players that ranks among the decade’s more affordable issues.

10 Great 1930s Baseball Cards For Budget-Minded Collectors

1934 Batter-Up Carl Hubbell

A look at some 1930s baseball cards featuring memorable names from a variety of different sets, most of which can be had for less than you might think.

Hot Dog! Stahl-Meyer Baseball Card Sets Are 1950s Classics

Gil Hodges 1955 Stahl-Meyer

Some 1950s New York baseball icons are featured in the rare Stahl-Meyer sets.

69 Years After Signing, Jackie Robinson Rookie Cards Still Hobby Gold

Jackie Robinson rookie card

A look at recent big sales and the hottest Jackie Robinson cards as a special anniversary arrives.