Baseball Card Exchange

Keith Remembers Thrift Stores, Hostess Panels, Honus and Stan

Keith Olbermann and Brian Kenny

MLB Network’s Brian Kenny and Keith Olbermann play show and tell with a couple of classic old cards–and we get proof that we weren’t the only ones going to extremes for Hostess panels in the 1970s.

A Requiem for Hostess Baseball Card Sets 1975-1979

Hostess 1978 baseball box

A troubled iconic American brand has bid farewell, but long-time collectors remember when Hostess baseball card sets created a rush on snack cakes.

Hostess Gave Collectors a Sweet Tooth in 1975

King Dons

Collectors had something besides bubble gum packed with their baseball cards more than 36 years ago. The 1975 Hostess set is still sweet.