The W514 strip cards set is one of the most popular releases in the W-Card category. With 120 cards and many of the major baseball stars of the era, it has drawn its fair share of fans. And with seven of the eight banned members of the Chicago White Sox after the fallout from the 1919 World Series gambling scandal, Black Sox collectors have also taken note of … [Read more...] about The Rarity of W514 Strip Cards with Advertising Backs
A 373 lifetime wins, 2.13 career ERA, sterling personal reputation and membership in the Hall of Fame’s first class all cement his place in history. His magical years on the field as well as his painful demise and untimely death off it years after he inhaled mustard gas fighting in World War I adds to his mystique. Christy Mathewson baseball cards, especially the … [Read more...] about Buying On A Budget: Christy Mathewson
Nap Lajoie is perhaps most famous to collectors for his extremely rare 1933 Goudey short print card, which is the most difficult to acquire in the set. However, the former Cleveland and Philadelphia star has numerous other interesting pre-war options for buyers on a budget. Collecting any player from the early 1900s may seem like a daunting and expensive proposition, but … [Read more...] about Nap Lajoie: Beyond The ’33 Goudey
He's recession proof. For collectors, investors and baseball historians, his name attached to anything associated with his playing or coaching days is golden. Two of his first-ever baseball cards broke records this month. His first real big league card continues to climb in value. The hobby is looking for a potential bargain amid the high dollar avalanche of Babe Ruth cards … [Read more...] about W514 Babe Ruth: The Next Break Out Bambino Baseball Card?