World War II was a recent memory when kids first saw a Yogi Berra rookie card. It was the start of a very long run on cardboard for the popular catcher.
The small but mighty 1948 Bowman baseball set is loaded with Hall of Fame rookie cards and the seeds of a burgeoning hobby.
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.
Ralph Kiner was one of the game’s most feared sluggers in the late 1940s and early 50s but acquiring all of his Bowman baseball cards isn’t a costly proposition.
Ralph Kiner baseball cards reflect a lightning bolt career that led to Cooperstown–and cover more than just your standard Topps and Bowman.
1948 Bowman basketball was the only post-War set until 1957. Got Mikan?