The 1974 Topps baseball set was issued all at once and thanks to one franchise’s uncertainty, it didn’t all go swimmingly.
He’s old enough to have been discovered by Cubs’ scout and Negro League legend Buck O’Neil. Old enough to have gotten the last hit—a game winner—at Connie Mack Stadium. He’s young enough to have hit against Roger Clemens. In between, he made baseball card history. The 1976 Topps Traded Oscar Gamble is an all-time classic. […]
The 1970s are gaining a little more collector respect as time passes, but there a handful of hidden gems to think about if you’re socking some away.