The Wayne Gretzky trade in 1988 changed the course of two NHL franchises as well as the hockey collectibles landscape for collectors.
Hockey card collectors and non-collectors flocked to hobby shops on March 3 to take advantage of National Hockey Card Day.
Eric Lindros was a highly regarded hockey player when he was ready to join the NHL, and hockey card collectors took notice by chasing after his cards.
Many great Olympic athletes have appeared in both the Summer and Winter Olympics, with many of them commemorated in the “History’s Greatest Olympians” trading card set.
Football cards released by McDonald’s in the mid-1980s provided collectors with more trading cards than were generally released by Topps at that time.
Seven new members received the highest honor of joining the Hockey Hall of Fame as the Class of 2017 was inducted on Nov. 13.