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Post-War Rookie Card Investments On a Budget

Topps Nolan Ryan rookie card

A list of vintage, post-War rookie cards of baseball icons you can believe in, all for under $1,000.

1993 Topps Finest Baseball Broke New Ground

Finest Baseball 1993

Topps’ 1993 Finest Baseball launched a new era of limited print runs and ‘shiny stuff’ and today, the one-per-box refractors can sell for a lot of money.

eBay Card of The Day: 1972 Topps Traded Jim Fregosi

Jim Fregosi 1972 Topps Traded

He was at the heart of a well known trade 42 years ago and the passing of Jim Fregosi has Rich Klein recalling the 1972 Topps Traded subset.

Ramblings: Ryan Rookie Recollection Spurs More Memories of Youth and Youthful Shenanigans

Richs Ramblings

Readers respond with their own stories after Rich Klein recalls the 1990 story of a kid getting a Nolan Ryan rookie card for $12 instead of $1200.

Topps Turns Archive into Art With Line of Baseball Card Prints

Baseball card wall art

Topps is turning its old baseball cards into home décor.  The company unveiled its newest product line Tuesday.  Topps Archive Prints are 25″ x 34″ vintage art prints featuring digitally remastered original Major League Baseball card artwork.  They’re designed to be hung on walls of a sports room, man cave, or office. The company’s first […]

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.

Topps Adds Autographs to Series II Baseball

2012 Topps Die Cut Nolan Ryan

A last minute punch for this week’s release of 2012 Topps Series 2. Random autograph die cuts of Ryan, Kaline, Jay Bruce and Nelson Cruz.

1970 Topps Baseball Wax Box Variations

1970 Topps Wax Boxes

Collectors of 1970 Topps have more than one wax box to choose from.

Long Live the Vintage Box

1950 Bowman

Not every kid who grew up in the 1980s and 90s was after the latest issue.

Editor’s Blog: 15 Years and 738,395 Memorabilia Cards

Press Pass Jeff Gordon tire

Looking to collect every memorabilia card ever made? You’ll need a mighty big checklist. But recent developments make one wonder about the origin of some.

Left Field Cards Born Out of French Woman’s Baseball Addiction

Amelie Mancini baseball cards

Amelie Mancini fell head over heels for baseball five years ago. Now she’s using her unique artistic skills for an artsy set of cards that debuts with ‘Bizarre Injuries”.

Amazing Collection of Autographed Topps Baseball Sets Up for Bid

signed baseball cards

Bidding begins today for a collection of 17 years worth of autographed Topps baseball cards.

The Card Files: Remember the $12 Ryan RC Controversy?

1968 Topps Nolan Ryan rookie card

It was card shop owner vs. kid in 1990, when a fill-in clerk sold one of the best cards in the shop for 12 bucks.

1980 Topps Set Marked End of an Era

1980 Topps box

Thirty years later, a look back at Topps’ last set before competition arrived.

Umps Show Softer Side in Auction

Obama signed shirt

Major League Baseball umpires are trying to raise money for childrens’ charities through an online auction.

2010 Upper Deck Baseball Released

It’s full speed ahead at Upper Deck, which continues its 21 year run with a 600-card base set now on the market.

10 of the Best Baseball Cards to Own

…or at least have your respect. If you think you know your baseball cards, you’d better know these cardboard icons.