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Mantle Items, Top End 1957 Topps Set Pace SCP Sale

Mickey Mantle jersey 1952

An early Mickey Mantle bat and jersey sold for over $470,000 while one of the best known sets of 1957 Topps baseball cards hit more than $200,000.

Photo Used for Mantle’s 1958 Topps All-Star Card at Auction

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An 8×10 photo taken two years earlier and used as the basis for the 1958 Topps Mickey Mantle All-Star card is at RMY Auctions.

Vintage Set of the Week: 1962 Topps Baseball Ingrained in Hobby Lore

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Featuring wood borders and loaded with stars, the 1962 Topps baseball set is a condition-sensitive hobby legend that collectors either love or hate.

Vintage Set of the Week: There’s Always Room for 1952 Topps Baseball

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The 1952 Topps set transformed the industry and set the stage for the modern hobby. A look back–and the current ‘most watched’ list.

5 Favorite Multi-player Baseball Cards of the 1960s

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Even after its competition with Bowman, Topps continued to have fun with their issues, including these 5 star-packed but affordable 1960s cards.

5 Favorite Multi-player Baseball Cards of the 1950s

1959 Fleer #2 Ted's Idol as shown on PSA.com

Where can you find vintage cards of Mickey Mantle, Yogi Berra, Ted Williams, Babe Ruth, and Willie Mays that just about every collector can afford? Right here on our list of the top 5 multi-player cards of the 1950s.

Vintage Set of the Week: 1952 Bowman Baseball

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It may never rival some of its more famous contemporaries, but the 1952 Bowman Baseball set is a classic in its own right.

Vintage Set of the Week: 1966 Topps Baseball an Underrated Classic

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A clean design and relatively plentiful supply make the 1966 Topps baseball set an attractive target …but watch out for those high numbers.

Vintage Set of the Week: 1953 Topps Baseball Cards Are Palm-Sized Masterpieces

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It may be outpaced by its 1952 counterpart in terms of media coverage and card values , but when it comes to artistry on cardboard, there may be none better than ’53 Topps.

1960 Topps Baseball Set Saw Return of Horizontal Design

Carl Yastrzemski rookie card 1960 Topps

The 1960 Topps Baseball set marked a brief return to the horizontal design favored in the mid-1950s. Light on rookies, it’s still heavy on star power.

Vintage Set Break of the Month: 1965 Topps

Baseball 1965 Topps

After selling out its last break in less than two days, Burls Sports goes back 50 years for the February Break of the Month.

Image Captures Mickey Mantle’s Powerful Swing During ’61 Chase

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A rare wire photo of Mickey Mantle taking a powerful swing at a pitch during the 1961 home run chase is among the featured items at RMY Auctions.

Most Popular Baseball Card Sets to Collect, 1950-1999

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

Mantle Photo with Family Dates from First Yankee Spring Start

Mickey Mantle family 1951

With family members ready to take him back to Oklahoma for an Army physical that could have changed his draft status, Mickey Mantle’s name was penciled in.

Photo of the Day: Image Used for 1960 Topps Rival All-Stars Card

1957 Ken Boyer-Mickey Mantle photo

The Don Wingfield photograph that became the 1960 Topps Rival All-Stars card featuring Mickey Mantle and Ken Boyer is part of RMY Auctions’ current sale.

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.

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.

Investment Targets in Baseball’s ‘Golden Age’

1951 Bowman Willie Mays

A look at some of the iconic players of the immediate post-War era and the best cards of their careers.

Vintage Buy of the Week: Forgotten 50’s Collection Rescued

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Some were dirty, others nibbled on by rodents and bugs but there were plenty of surviving stars in a 1950s sports card collection found in New Jersey.

Vintage Set of the Week: Woof! 60 Years Later, Red Heart Baseball Card Set Still Barking

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The 1954 Red Heart baseball card set may have come from a dog food manufacturer, but it’s no mutt with collectors.