Vintage Set Break of the Month: 1964 Topps Baseball

Five bucks gets you a chance at Mantle, Clemente, Mays, Rose and other stars and Hall of Famers in this month’s Vintage Set Break from Burl’s Sports.

Robin Yount Rookie Card Turns 40 as ‘Kid’ Turns 60

The Robin Yount rookie card may not be the most valuable in the 1975 set, but it’s the toughest of the premier first year players to find in high grade.

Mile High Opens Extra Innings Auction

A look at some of the items up for bid in Mile High Card Company’s current auction, a warm-up to their annual fall event set to begin later this month.

1971 Kellogg’s Baseball Cards Were a Breakfast Bonus

The 1971 Kellogg’s 3-D baseball cards are the toughest of all of the company’s sets and completing one without imperfections is a tall order.

1960 Fleer Football Cards Helped Launch AFL

Fifty-five years ago Wednesday, the AFL kicked off with the 1960 Fleer Football set hoping to lure young eyes to the new league.

1956 Topps Football Was Beginning Of An Era

Fresh from buying out its top competitor, Topps entered the NFL marked by unveiling its landmark 1956 football set.

1967 Royal Castle Dolphins Set Marks Auer’s Place in History

49 years ago Wednesday, Joe Auer scored the first touchdown in Miami Dolphins’ history on a kick return. The checklist of his football cards is a small one.

1965 Topps Football Set is More Than Just Broadway Joe

Fifty years ago, Topps released big cards for a league that had big dreams. The 1965 Topps Football set has stars, single prints and…that Namath guy.

Hires Root Beer Baseball Cards a Tasty Challenge

One of the more popular and elusive food issues of the decade was the 1958 Hire’s Root Beer set–and it’s even tougher “test” brother.

5 Great Bobby Doerr Baseball Cards

The oldest living Hall of Famer doesn’t have many cards from his playing days but the good news is, they’re not that expensive. We’ve got five to own.

Big Tobacco Card Find Lights Up New York Shop

Dozens of century-old tobacco cards, including several super scarce T205 Drum Back variations are brought in to a New York card shop.

It’s A Wrap: Collecting Football Wrappers Can Be A Challenge

Most were discarded in favor of what’s inside but that makes collecting vintage football wrappers a challenge.

Teen Tommy’s Historic Homer Still Stands

Seventy years ago Thursday, a young Dodger set a baseball record that still stands. A look at the career and the baseball cards of Tommy Brown.

Stabler Once Again a Hall Candidate; Cards Already Ticking Up

A vote by a seniors committee has him back on the Hall of Fame ballot but there’s already growing interest in Kenny Stabler’s earliest cards.

One Pitch Changed Conigliaro’s Career — And Life

Bryan Mitchell’s injury Monday conjured up images of what happened August 18, 1967 to a player whose cards instantly recall what might have been.

6 Cool Kaline Cards Capture His Career

On the 35th anniversary of his jersey retirement, we offer six great Al Kaline baseball cards that capture career moments of the Tigers’ #6.

Mantle Cards Set More Marks in Memory Lane Auction

1950s Mickey Mantle cards and other high-grade vintage material climbed to new heights as Memory Lane closed out its latest catalog auction with more than $2.1 million in sales.

Angelo Mosca Cards Span Topps CFL to Wrestling All-Stars

Controversial Angelo Mosca of CFL and pro wrestling fame will have his number retired by the Hamilton Tiger-Cats. His cards still draw attention online.

Roberto Clemente Rookie Card Values Rising

Big money sales of the Roberto Clemente rookie card have shown a hot market for the Pittsburgh Pirates’ legend.

Set of the Week: 1980 Topps Baseball Marked the End of a Monopoly

With Fleer and Donruss waiting in the wings, 1980 Topps baseball was the last set of the monopoly era and featured Rickey Henderson’s sole rookie card.