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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.

Jim Brown’s ’64 Championship Ring, Williams Uniform, More in Lelands Auction

Jim Brown 1964 NFL championship ring

The auction also features a Willie Mays game jacket, Cy Young handwritten letter, Hank Aaron glove and a car you’ve got to see to believe.

Massive ’70s Find Hasn’t Dulled Appeal of 1964 Topps Giant All-Stars Set

1964 Topps Giants Sandy Koufax PSA 9

A huge stash entered the hobby long ago, but 50 years after its release, the 1964 Topps Giant All-Stars set remains one of the most attractive ever produced.

Mile High’s 1952 Topps Set Could Be One for the Ages

Topps 1952 Baseball Set

The best 1952 Topps Baseball Master set ever to hit the block is joined by the all-time finest 1965 Topps football set in Mile High Card Company’s new auction.

COMC Challenge: Checklist for This Set of Negro Leaguers

Bose Biddle

The COMC Challenge returns as we hunt for a complete checklist for a modern era set of Negro League Players including Dennis ‘Bose’ Biddle.

2014 Topps Museum Collection Checklist, Information

Topps 2014 Museum Babe Ruth blue parallel

Past meets present again in the 2014 Topps Museum Collection series.

Five Underrated Willie Mays Cards

Willie Mays 1952 Red Man

The Say Hey Kid Turns 82 on Monday and we’ve got a list of five Willie Mays cards worth buying.

Topps Golden Giveaway Site Goes Live

Jeter die cut

Topps has a brand new game and collectors spent part of Wednesday checking out the Golden Giveaway program. Does it live up to the last two?

Topps’ Golden Ticket Baseball Pulled by Shop Owner

Gold baseball

A card shop owner lands one of the ten Golden Ticket baseballs signed by a trio of all-time greats.

2012 Topps Prime 9 Program Opens with Willie Mays

Willie Mays Prime 9 Topps 2012

Pull redemption card #1 from the 2012 Topps Prime 9 promotion? Take it to your local hobby shop and exchange it for a Willie Mays.

2012 Topps Gold Rush Redemption Set Info

2012 Josh Hamilton Topps Gold Rush

Don’t throw those wrappers away. It’s the only way you can get 2012 Topps Gold Rush cards–but you’ll need several hundred to have a shot at a set.

Willie Mays Autographs Will Appear in 2012 Topps products

Willie Mays auto Topps Tribute

60 years after he first appeared on a bubble gum card, Willie Mays has made a deal with Topps to sign autographs on 2012 baseball cards.

Razor Sharp Vintage Sports Cards Highlight New Catalog Sale

PSA 10 1956 Topps Mickey Mantle

A PSA 10 1956 Topps Mickey Mantle, plus mint, graded rookie cards of Willie Mays, George Mikan, Michael Jordan and Bobby Orr are among the offerings.

First Willie Mays Poster Was Product of Teen Fan’s Ingenuity

Willie Mays first poster

Martin Jacobs went from Candlestick Park vendor to the sole distributor of a red hot Willie Mays poster back in the 1960s. It’s an experience he’ll never forget…and you might be surprised at what it’s bringing these days.

Hank Aaron and Dave Letterman: Baseball Card Buddies

1954 Topps Aaron

Henry laughs it up with David Letterman on the Late Show and brings out a pair of rookie cards.

Fake Autographs Turn into Real Help for Baseball Charity

baseballs

How 2,000 phony autographed baseballs are about to make a big difference for kids baseball around the world.

Big Georgia Burglary Nets Vintage Cards

They may not have known they were there, but burglars made off with some nice, old baseball cards in Dawgs country.

How the Hall is Displaying the Kendrick Collection

The Ultimate Set

Our writer takes in the “Ultimate Set” collection of rare, vintage baseball cards now on display at the Hall of Fame.

Blog: Mays Left ‘em High and Dry in Galesburg

24 years ago, Willie Mays left hundreds standing in line at a card show in Illinois.