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10 of the Best Baseball Cards to Own

by Mike Stack Baseball cards have been printed for over 100 years. Millions have been produced but only a handful have gained iconic status. Which cards would make up a top ten list is subjective and depends on what criteria is used. But you’d have trouble arguing that there are some that should be on […]

Vintage Set of the Week: 1965 Topps Embossed

1965 Topps wrapper

It’s different, but like it or not, the 1965 Topps Embossed is among the cheapest vintage Topps sets around, even with a big checklist of Hall of Famers.

New PSA 10 Sandy Koufax Rookie Card

Sandy Koufax 1955 Topps rookie card

A potential six-figure rookie card has been added to the population with word of a new PSA 10 1955 Topps Sandy Koufax.

15 Baseball Cards of Players Who Met Tragic Endings

2014 Oscar Taveras Debut Topps

Not every player’s life has a happy ending. Here are baseball cards recalling 15 players who met an unfortunate end in one way or another.

New TV Show Debut Includes Black Swamp Find Segment

Fox Business logo

Strange Inheritance, airing on Fox Business, launches this week with a segment on the 2012 Black Swamp Find of E98 baseball cards in an Ohio attic.

Ernie Banks Baseball Cards: 14 Great Ones to Remember Him By

Ernie Banks 1956 Topps

Gone but never forgotten, Ernie Banks lives on through some classic vintage and modern era baseball cards that personify his career and countenance.

Vintage Set of the Week: 1951 Bowman Baseball

1951 Bowman Baseball display box

Its two important rookie cards will test your wallet, but adding a complete 1951 Bowman Baseball set to your collection just might be worth it.

5 Underrated 1933 Goudey Baseball Cards

1933-Goudey-Bill-Terry-portrait

No bucks for Babe? Not enough greenbacks for Gehrig? Here are 5 1933 Goudey baseball cards that are worthy of your collection and won’t cost a fortune.

Baltimore News Ruth, T206 Wagner Up For Sale

Wagner-Ruth

Got a million bucks and some change? The hobby’s two most valuable baseball cards are on consignment.

5 Underrated T206 Cards

T206 Iron Man McGinnity

From the underappreciated Hall of Famer to the undervalued scarcity and the notorious dive taker, a handful of underrated T206 cards for your collection.

Vintage Cards in MHCC Auction Set Several New Marks

Bill Mazeroski rookie card

A near six-figure sale got most of the attention but there were several other vintage cards establishing new price records in Mile High’s final 2014 auction.

Vintage Set Break of the Month: 1963 Topps Baseball

Topps 1963 baseball cards

From Rose’s rookie to Musial’s farewell, the 1963 Topps set packs a lot of star power. You can own a spot in the break for $5.99.

5 Cool Harmon Killebrew Baseball Cards

1955 Topps Harmon Killebrew

His career was long and productive but Killer’s cards are, for the most part, undervalued.

Ramblings: Players Who Finally Showed Up in 1967 Topps Set

Maury Wills 1967 Topps

Rich Klein recalls the debut of some players who had been conspicuously absent from Topps cards–until 1967.

Best Vintage Roger Maris Cards

Roger Maris 1962 Topps

He’s not in the Hall of Fame but the collecting world treats him that way. So what are the best Roger Maris cards? Those that capture his place in history?

Collectors’ Choice: Most Popular Baseball Card Sets, 1900-1949

vintage baseball cards

Collect what you like, but here are some of what many consider the most popular baseball card sets made in the first half of the 20th century.

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.

10 Great 1930s Baseball Cards For Budget-Minded Collectors

1934 Batter-Up Carl Hubbell

A look at some 1930s baseball cards featuring memorable names from a variety of different sets, most of which can be had for less than you might think.

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.

A Look At Victorian Sports Trade Cards, Scraps and Die Cuts

1888 'Scrapps Tobacco' Die Cuts, Baseball Dan Brouthers (HOF) Detroit. Baseball collectors used to erroneously think these were tobacco cards, thus the name.

Some are rather standard; others show a 19th century sense of humor. Victorian era trade cards, scraps and die-cuts pose a fun challenge for collectors.