vintage baseball cards


Top-rated Hank Aaron Collection Leads Off Memory Lane Auction

The best basic Hank Aaron collection on PSA’s Registry and one of the best Willie Mays groupings join hundreds of other vintage cards and memorabilia.

Topps’ Double-Zero Cards Of The 1960s Had Some Big Names

You (almost) always knew a player was a big deal when his Topps card number ended in double zero.

Vintage Card Donations Lead to Fresno State Display

A California library will display several hundred vintage baseball cards this spring as part of a new nonprofit group’s efforts to share the hobby.

1960 Nu-Card Baseball Hi-Lites: Postcard-Sized Slices of History

The postcard-sized 1960 Nu-Card Baseball Hi-Lites set takes a journalistic approach to baseball cards, offering big names and big moments from past seasons.

Best Gifts for Serious Baseball Card Collectors

This is the kind of stuff you’re really hoping is inside that shiny wrapping paper, aren’t you?

Mile High “Extra Innings” Auction Features PSA 6 1952 Mantle

Over 350 lots are in the auction including an example of the high-flying 1952 Mantle and several Goudey Babe Ruth cards.

Tattoo Orbit Offers Collectors A Reasonable Challenge

1933 Tattoo Orbit baseball is small but with 17 Hall of Famers sprinkled among the 60-card set and a limited number available, it’s a pre-War bargain.

1966 Topps Insert Rubbed Collectors The Right Way

Once a favorite of baseball loving kids, the 1966 Topps Rub-Offs set is a condition-sensitive challenge. And it helps if you can read backwards.

5,000+ Lot Auction Includes Vintage Cards, Brooks Robinson Items

Dozens of Old Judge cards, 15 early Mickey Mantles, a major hockey collection and the career memorabilia of Brooks Robinson hit the auction block Nov. 5-7.

Some Rookie Cards Of The 1969 Mets Were Amazin’

The 1969 Mets shocked the baseball world by winning the World Series. Here is a look at the rookie cards of those nine players who started the clincher.

Fleer, Laughlin Combined For Memorable World Series Sets

Still popular decades later, the clever and unique Fleer World Series sets featured the drawings of artist/cartoonist Robert G. Laughlin.

Digitization Bringing Jefferson Burdick Collection to All

The process of digitizing the iconic Jefferson Burdick Collection continues in New York with more than 34,000 cards now online and available for viewing.

8 Fun Jim Palmer Baseball Cards to Own

A look at eight great Jim Palmer cards as the former teen idol and underwear model turns 70.

Golden Press Baseball Set Honored Hall Of Famers

The 1961 Golden Press set came in an album with 33 detachable cards. Today, it’s one of the most affordable vintage baseball issues.

Clemente Still Revered By Fans and Collectors

Forty-three years after his 3,000th and final hit, we’ve got a list of 10 great Roberto Clemente cards to consider.

Remembering ‘The Man’: Six Great Cards Of Stan Musial

Six essential Stan Musial baseball cards to honor the St. Louis Cardinals’ immortal No. 6.

Hires Root Beer Baseball Cards a Tasty Challenge

One of the more popular and elusive food issues of the decade was the 1958 Hire’s Root Beer set–and it’s even tougher “test” brother.

Ramblings: Answering Your E-Mails

From 1960s All-Star mysteries to the vintage card market to Jordan Spieth, readers offer Rich their two cents on his recent columns.

Tommy Brown’s Historic Home Run Still Stands

Seventy years ago Thursday, a young Dodger set a baseball record that still stands. Tommy Brown baseball cards are worth remembering, too.

Ramblings: Fun With 1962 Topps Card Backs

The cartoons and the copy make for a fun ride through the backs of the 1962 Topps Baseball cards.