In the fourth installment of “trying to collect it all series,” the focus turns to basketball and its limited vintage offerings. Here is an overview of what has been produced and how Topps has dominated the basketball market.
From E cards and T206 examples through the heyday of Topps and Bowman releases from the 1950s, Greg Bussineau’s spring auction is loaded with must-see examples. Check out the full lineup.
Part 3 in trying to collect it all focuses on football cards, from the popular sets to the local and regional issues. Here is an overview of what’s on the market, foreign and domestic, and how many football cards that are available for the taking.
Part 2: A Look through the Standard Catalog of Vintage Baseball Cards at what’s next for the card collector attempting to get a piece of everything. It’s not feasible, but it’s sure worth a shot.
In the first part of a multi-part series, George Vrechek looks through the Standard Catalog at what’s next for the card collector in the attempt to try and collect everything. Just how cards are out there?
From a T206 Eddie Plank PSA 5 and T206 Cy Young (Cleveland, Portrait) PSA 8 leading the prewar cards, it’s a big deal to consider the postwar offerings might hold even greater appeal to bidders at Greg Bussineau.
T206 Walter Johnson PSA 8, 1957 Topps Ted Williams PSA 9 among high-grade singles offered by Greg Bussineau. Plus a great set break of 1938’s Horrors of War.
Topps staged a great attack on the Bowman baseball card reign in 1952, so Bowman bounced back in 1953 with original color photography, star appeal, multi-player cards and for the first time statistics on the back of Bowman cards.
We’ve recently introduced the concept of a Super-Senior All-Star Game featuring the oldest living major leaguers, showcasing the National League. Now here come the American Leaguers, with Bobby Doerr, Al Rosen and Connie Marrero leading the pack.
In this fantasy world, we look at the oldest living former major leaguers and compile a National League All-Star squad. Some of the names you’ll definitely know, and others you might want to further check on. Oh, and the players must have appeared on a baseball card to be included.