The 1952 Topps set transformed the industry and set the stage for the modern hobby. A look back–and the current ‘most watched’ list.
Even after its competition with Bowman, Topps continued to have fun with their issues, including these 5 star-packed but affordable 1960s cards.
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.
It may never rival some of its more famous contemporaries, but the 1952 Bowman Baseball set is a classic in its own right.
A clean design and relatively plentiful supply make the 1966 Topps baseball set an attractive target …but watch out for those high numbers.
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.
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.
After selling out its last break in less than two days, Burls Sports goes back 50 years for the February Break of the Month.
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.
Analyzing the post-War sets to which average collectors seem to gravitate. At least one may surprise you.
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.
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.
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.
Some 1950s New York baseball icons are featured in the rare Stahl-Meyer sets.
A look at some of the iconic players of the immediate post-War era and the best cards of their careers.
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.
The 1954 Red Heart baseball card set may have come from a dog food manufacturer, but it’s no mutt with collectors.
The 1968 Topps Baseball set arrived part way through a tumultuous year in America and gave us two of the most important post-War rookie cards.
A little research can sometimes turn what appears to be an ordinary regular season game ticket stub into a gem.
Better, brighter photos were the first thing youngsters probably noticed with the 1963 Topps baseball set, but there’s more to it than that.